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The News Centre, which consists of the Press Office and Corporate Communications, welcomes news and event information from across the University and provides a central source for media enquiries, both proactively by contacting journalists about our latest research and events, and also reactively by providing expert commentators on a daily basis.

Headline News

New hope for gay communities after Typhoon Haiyan disaster

University of Leicester researcher discovers LGBT acceptance in Typhoon Haiyan-affected areas two years after devastating typhoon

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Eighth annual University of Leicester literary festival promises to explore the magic of Wonderland, the mystery of Jack the Ripper and the genius of James Joyce

Richard III, College Court and University arts centre celebrated at regional tourism awards

World-class bioscience investment at University of Leicester

Literary Leicester festival takes place between Wednesday 11 November and Saturday 14 November

Projects involving the University of Leicester score gold awards

Inward investment into the knowledge economy sees more than £1.5million go to pioneering work that impacts on health

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The Beginnings Of Wisdom -The Challenge For Engineering Education

In this podcast, Professor Atkinson discusses the challenges caused by a gap in engineering skills.

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Mapping the British Coastline

James Bond - Interview with Professor James Chapman

'We are HeForShe' at the University of Leicester

Leicester Geographers were commissioned by the National Trust to revisit a pioneering mapping project to determine the location and nature of land use change along the coast. Professor James Chapman, Director of Film Studies at the University of Leicester, reflects on 53 years of James Bond on the silver screen. In this video, members of the University’s community discuss their experiences of being treated differently because of their gender.

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