Engaging the digital generation in democracy: new insights presented by Leicester experts
Research by University of Leicester explores how a digitally-literate younger generation becomes involved in politics through digital technology.
Read all about it! Journalism students to work side-by-side with Leicester reporters
Leicester’s next generation of journalists will gain first-hand experience of local reporting as a result of a new partnership between the...
Leicester student teams up with influencer to host charity football match for Help the Homeless
A charity football match between two local gyms was played in the name of charity at the University of Leicester’s Roger Bettles Sports Centre...
First Cowrie Scholar excited to shine ‘positive light’
The first recipient of a Cowrie Foundation Scholarship at the University of Leicester designed to provide opportunities for talented Black British...
Local democracy in peril, warns Leicester academic
The threat to local democracy in the UK is the subject of a video interview with a University of Leicester academic on a top UK politics website.
Declining local paper sales are a danger to democracy
Action needs to be taken to prevent a crisis for local democracy as a result of the dramatic decline in local press readership, a Leicester...
Digital life during the lockdown
Virtual social apps are helping us make do as best we can in lonely, desperate times.
Professor Henrietta O'Connor appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of College
The University of Leicester is delighted to announce that Professor Henrietta O'Connor has been appointed to the role leading the College of...
Creating safe spaces in the entertainment industry
University of Leicester essay explores Equity’s Agenda for Change Ahead of this weekend’s Oscars ceremony, the University of Leicester’s Research...
University of Leicester announces winners of Images of Research competition
Four prizes were awarded at this year’s exhibition and competition A moment of reflection and calm belying a dark truth, a juxtaposition of hope...