Welcome to the News Centre
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.
A new innovation that aims to provide hope and inspiration for those newly diagnosed with cancer - and people with a past diagnosis - has been launched by the University.
In this podcast interview recorded by the News Centre, Leicester-born playwright Joe Orton's sister, Leonie Orton Barnett shares her memories of her infamous brother as the University celebrates the 50th anniversary of his first play, Entertaining Mr Sloane.
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|Leicester Cathedral has unveiled the final design of the tomb that will house Richard III's remains and that Michael Ibsen will make the coffin.||
In this video, Colin Hyde describes what Leicester and the site of the University as we know it today, were like during the First World War.
|Three fourth year physics students answer the question 'Could deflector shields seen in Star Wars really defend a space ship against laser attack?'.|