Experts Guide

Welcome to the University of Leicester's Experts Guide.

Our internationally renowned academics have a wealth of expertise on a wide range of topics and current issues. From experts on alien life and football hooliganism to European politics and social media communications we pride ourselves on the breadth and variety of experience available within our academic departments.

This database hosts a variety of academics at the University who welcome enquiries from journalists. The database includes their contact information and a useful breakdown of their research interests to help journalists find the right academic for the job.

Many of our academics write regularly for The Conversation and Think: Leicester, the University's platform for independent opinion pieces, in response to topical news.

Recent Articles on Topical News

  • 👑 Dr James Hamill, School of History, Politics and International Relations

  • 🎥 Dr Kaitlynn Mendes, School of Media, Communication and Sociology
  • 🚀 Professor John Bridges, Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • 🏥 Dr Jin-Li Luo, Department of Genetics and Genome Biology

 

Please make use of the below search function to track down other academics who can help you with your media enquiry.

How to search?

You can search by subject keyword(s) (e.g. climate change, politics) or by surname.

 

You can also search our experts by School and Department.

Need help?

For more information please contact the News Centre on ap507@le.ac.uk or call +44 (0)116 252 5761.

If you are a University of Leicester academic and would like to be included in the Experts Guide, click here to submit your details.

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