Double distinction for Leicester’s ‘Mr Antarctic Volcano’ in New Year Honours
University of Leicester volcanologist Professor John Smellie receives Polar Medal for the second time, from second monarch.
Dickens codebreakers recognised at Higher Education ‘Oscars’
The Dickens Code project, led by the University of Leicester in collaboration with the University of Foggia, takes home a Times Higher Education...
Leicester City Graduate Project earns FSB local government prize
A flagship internship scheme encouraging students from Leicester’s two universities to stay and work in the city after they graduate has been...
Iconic Space Park Leicester scoops top building awards
The world’s first science and innovation park dedicated to space-related companies has won two prestigious building awards.
University of Leicester shortlisted for four Higher Education ‘Oscars’
The University of Leicester has been nominated for four Times Higher Education Awards.
Leicestershire education project presented with Platinum Jubilee award
A Leicestershire project which helps young people to develop skills in readiness for life at university has been recognised with a special award...
Leicester alumni return ‘home’ for Centenary celebration
Leicester alumni returned ‘home’ for a special Centenary celebration in May.
Leicester’s Graduate City project up for national award
A pioneering work experience project designed to match skilled students with Leicester businesses has been shortlisted for a major national award.
Computer scientist scoops international awards
A Leicester computer scientist has been presented with a pair of international awards for her work in cybersecurity.
Leicester’s world-leading Social Scientists honoured by Academy
Leicester social scientists awarded fellowship at Academy of Social Sciences