University of Leicester research finds that damaged salad leaves can ‘massively stimulate’ the presence of Salmonella in salad.Read the full story ›
DNA from renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough is being used in a study to see if people with unusual surnames tend to be related.Read the full story ›
A member of the Japanese Imperial Family will be at the University of Leicester today for her graduation ceremony.Read the full story ›
The University of Leicester is to confer the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws upon the Chairman of Leicester City Football Club.Read the full story ›
The University of Leicester is helping refugees in the city by giving them free English lessons to help them get work and settle here in the UK.
Staff have volunteered to teach the asylum-seekers who have fled war and persecution from all over the world. Our Education Correspondent Peter Bearne has this report.
Refugees who struggle with a language barrier once in the UK are being offered help by volunteers at the University of Leicester.Read the full story ›
A Japanese Princess is celebrating finishing a Masters degree at the University of Leicester.Read the full story ›
Most men want to spend less time at work and more time with their families, even if that would result in a drop in how much they earn.Read the full story ›
Students at the University of Leicester have been given a bouncy castle to help relieve exam stress.Read the full story ›
Remains from a 2,000-year-old Iron Age chariot have been discovered in Leicestershire.
Archaeology students from the University of Leicester found the decorative bronze attachments while digging at Burrough Hill Fort near Melton Mowbray.
Nora Batterman was one of the students who made the discovery:
Realising that I was actually uncovering a hoard that was carefully placed there hundreds of years ago made it the find of a lifetime.
Looking at the objects now they have been cleaned makes me even more proud, and I can't wait for them to go on display.