May

Academics celebrate Leicester's Premier League victory

Academics celebrate Leicester's Premier League victory

Researchers delve into the significance of LCFC's victory, why they have been performing so well this season and how our University has been 'Backing the Blues' throughout

Academics celebrate Leicester's Premier League victory - Read More…

Diversity education in medical schools to be addressed at national conference

Diversity education in medical schools to be addressed at national conference

‘Diversity in Medicine and Health’ organisation in partnership with the Medical Schools Council to host meeting on Friday 6 May highlighting the importance of diversity education in promoting excellent medical practice among students

Diversity education in medical schools to be addressed at national conference - Read More…

Is it possible to cry a river?

Is it possible to cry a river?

Students examine plausibility of all the humans on Earth shedding enough tears to form a river - and fill an Olympic size swimming pool

Is it possible to cry a river? - Read More…

Disparity in cultural sector funding deprives regional museums, libraries and heritage sites

Disparity in cultural sector funding deprives regional museums, libraries and heritage sites

Dr Lisanne Gibson spoke at Parliamentary Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport about challenges facing the cultural sector in the UK and recommendations for improvement

Disparity in cultural sector funding deprives regional museums, libraries and heritage sites - Read More…

Leicester educational expertise benefits Gulf states

Leicester educational expertise benefits Gulf states

Experts lead professional development workshop with representatives from seven states

Leicester educational expertise benefits Gulf states - Read More…

Leicester staff celebrate victory for the blues

Leicester staff celebrate victory for the blues

Support for Leicester City comes in many forms, from radio plays to baby names

Leicester staff celebrate victory for the blues - Read More…

Students’ Union to bust stress with petting zoo, laser tag and crazy golf on campus

Students’ Union to bust stress with petting zoo, laser tag and crazy golf on campus

Stress-busting activities for students during the exam period taking place throughout May as part of University's commitment to mental health support

Students’ Union to bust stress with petting zoo, laser tag and crazy golf on campus - Read More…

The forerunners of Leicester City FC

The forerunners of Leicester City FC

Margaret Maclean from the Special Collections explores Leicester Fosse Football Team and their journey from small non-league club to a high-performer in the Second Division of the Football League

The forerunners of Leicester City FC - Read More…

Student research stories featured by the BBC

Student research stories featured by the BBC

Journal of Interdisciplinary Science Topics stories included in '10 things we didn't know last week'

Student research stories featured by the BBC - Read More…

Leicester fans produce biggest 'Vardyquake'

Leicester fans produce biggest 'Vardyquake'

Geology students measure largest seismic signals during last home match of the season

Leicester fans produce biggest 'Vardyquake' - Read More…

Glimpses of the young David Attenborough from the University Archives

Glimpses of the young David Attenborough from the University Archives

Special Collections archive contains information about David Attenborough's early aspirations during the time he lived on campus

Glimpses of the young David Attenborough from the University Archives - Read More…

Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys to be guest speaker at unique fundraising event

Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys to be guest speaker at unique fundraising event

Emeritus professor and pioneer of DNA fingerprinting to tell his story at the Science Museum’s IMAX Theatre in London

Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys to be guest speaker at unique fundraising event - Read More…

Benedict Cumberbatch relives Richard III reinterment in new interview

Benedict Cumberbatch relives Richard III reinterment in new interview

Actor describes being dressed as Richard III when told by Leicester academics they are related as 'extraordinary bit of serendipity'

Benedict Cumberbatch relives Richard III reinterment in new interview - Read More…

Using portable nanopore DNA sequencers to combat wildlife crime

Using portable nanopore DNA sequencers to combat wildlife crime

Researchers aim to develop a test using DNA to identify species at crime scenes in as little as an hour

Using portable nanopore DNA sequencers to combat wildlife crime - Read More…

Leicestershire college students’ entrepreneurial talents to be commended

Leicestershire college students’ entrepreneurial talents to be commended

‘Entrepreneurs of the Future’ grand finale prize-giving event recognises entrepreneurial skills on 12 May at the King Power Stadium in Leicester

Leicestershire college students’ entrepreneurial talents to be commended - Read More…

Big wins for Leicester on Varsity Night

Big wins for Leicester on Varsity Night

NEW: NOW WITH ADDED AUDIO. University of Leicester celebrated a Varsity Night double against De Montfort University at Welford Road on Wednesday

Big wins for Leicester on Varsity Night - Read More…

Take part in BBC programme "Down To Earth"

Take part in BBC programme "Down To Earth"

The programme will be recorded at the University of Leicester Botanic Garden on Thu 19 May

Take part in BBC programme "Down To Earth" - Read More…

University will be singing the Blues at victory parade

University will be singing the Blues at victory parade

As the city celebrates Premier League victory on 16 May, read about fans of the local football heroes on campus

University will be singing the Blues at victory parade - Read More…

Could LCFC's sporting success help kick racism into touch?

Could LCFC's sporting success help kick racism into touch?

Sociologist John Williams says Premier League glory may help diverse communities to better connect in Britain’s most multicultural city

Could LCFC's sporting success help kick racism into touch? - Read More…

Leicester City’s success was written in a 120 year-old football prophecy

Leicester City’s success was written in a 120 year-old football prophecy

University of Leicester Archives and Special Collections host statements from Leicester Fosse Football Club fans in 1895 outlining dreams to become top of the league

Leicester City’s success was written in a 120 year-old football prophecy - Read More…

Cancer researchers lead the way in cutting-edge research

Cancer researchers lead the way in cutting-edge research

Leicester scientists will play a key role in groundbreaking research into the final stages of cancer

Cancer researchers lead the way in cutting-edge research - Read More…

University buildings renamed after English Premier League Champions

University buildings renamed after English Premier League Champions

On the day of Leicester City’s victory parade, campus will become home to the Jamie Vardy Tower, Claudio Ranieri Library and Wes Morgan Building

University buildings renamed after English Premier League Champions - Read More…

Richard III at the Sofia Science Festival

Richard III at the Sofia Science Festival

Leicester academics take the science behind the discovery to Bulgaria

Richard III at the Sofia Science Festival - Read More…

Patients join our University in enhancing medical training

Patients join our University in enhancing medical training

Participation group launched on 17 May to put patient experience at the heart of practice

Patients join our University in enhancing medical training - Read More…

PhD researcher addresses blanket banning of ‘legal highs’

PhD researcher addresses blanket banning of ‘legal highs’

Recent UK legislation to ban psychoactive substances was discussed at cultural engagement event on Tuesday 17 May

PhD researcher addresses blanket banning of ‘legal highs’ - Read More…

Leicester academic curates major art exhibition in Rome

Leicester academic curates major art exhibition in Rome

“Correggio e Parmigianino. Arte a Parma nel Cinquecento. Art in Parma during the 16th century” is at the Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome until 26th June

Leicester academic curates major art exhibition in Rome - Read More…

UK first heart operations using novel system at Leicester

UK first heart operations using novel system at Leicester

Leicester Professor deploys new system to target critical circuits for heart rhythm disturbance

UK first heart operations using novel system at Leicester - Read More…

Unruly bodies and minds in the medical museum

Unruly bodies and minds in the medical museum

New project led by our Research Centre for Museums and Galleries celebrates the exceptional & extraordinary

Unruly bodies and minds in the medical museum - Read More…

Double award for University academic

Double award for University academic

Professor Glenn Fulcher to receive an award from the publishing company SAGE and the International Language Testing Association (ILTA) at an annual conference at the University of Palermo on 24 June

Double award for University academic - Read More…

Academics bring expertise to Brexit debate

Academics bring expertise to Brexit debate

Read the thoughts of our researchers on the potential impact of the EU referendum on 23 June

Academics bring expertise to Brexit debate - Read More…

Diabetes professors support ban on junk food adverts

Diabetes professors support ban on junk food adverts

Experts claim junk food advertising aimed at children has “no place in a fit and proper society”

Diabetes professors support ban on junk food adverts - Read More…

Local charity donates equipment to diabetes centre

Local charity donates equipment to diabetes centre

University researchers receive treadmill to support studies into Type 2 diabetes

Local charity donates equipment to diabetes centre - Read More…

Eddie Izzard brings Stand up for Europe campaign to campus

Eddie Izzard brings Stand up for Europe campaign to campus

Comedian and political activist to visit Leicester on Thursday 16 June in a bid to get young people to vote to stay in Europe

Eddie Izzard brings Stand up for Europe campaign to campus - Read More…

Varsity Victory for Team Leicester Cricket

Varsity Victory for Team Leicester Cricket

Team Leicester Cricket rise to the big stage in the final Varsity fixture of the year with a win over DMU

Varsity Victory for Team Leicester Cricket - Read More…

University renews partnership with Santander Universities

University renews partnership with Santander Universities

The University of Leicester has extended its successful partnership with Santander Universities UK to support postgraduate scholarships, enterprise bursaries, summer schools and travel awards

University renews partnership with Santander Universities - Read More…

Recycle a cycle and help those in need

Recycle a cycle and help those in need

Environment Team invites you to donate an old bicycle to support City of Sanctuary on 15 June

Recycle a cycle and help those in need - Read More…

Major boost for Leicester spin-out company Haemostatix

Major boost for Leicester spin-out company Haemostatix

Drug development company Ergomed plc acquires University of Leicester spin-out company

Major boost for Leicester spin-out company Haemostatix - Read More…

'The Boy Who Lived'? Students put the science of Harry Potter’s universe to the test

'The Boy Who Lived'? Students put the science of Harry Potter’s universe to the test

Natural Sciences students calculate the properties of Gillyweed and Skele-Gro and how their effects must be truly magical in order to work

'The Boy Who Lived'? Students put the science of Harry Potter’s universe to the test - Read More…

New website highlights our local impact

New website highlights our local impact

Minisite details new 'PROUD' corporate social responsibility strategy

New website highlights our local impact - Read More…

Students must register to vote by 7 June to make their voice heard

Students must register to vote by 7 June to make their voice heard

Professor Paul Boyle has written an article discussing the EU referendum on 23 June as a once-in-a-generation opportunity for young people to influence their futures

Students must register to vote by 7 June to make their voice heard - Read More…

Second season of Bradgate Park fieldschool launched

Second season of Bradgate Park fieldschool launched

Archaeologists continue to unlock medieval and prehistoric secrets of popular tourist attraction from 6 June

Second season of Bradgate Park fieldschool launched - Read More…

Share this page: