LE1: The Magazine of the University of Leicester

LE1 was the University of Leicester magazine which ran until 2015. It is no longer published.

LE1 Spring/Summer 2015


  • The DNA Legacy at Leicester - 30 years since Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys’s famous ‘Eureka moment’
  • That they may have life - The University joins nationwide commemorations of the First World War centenary
  • It’s not the end of the world - Dr Lewis Dartnell prepares us for a post-apocalyptic world

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LE1 Autumn/Winter 2014


  • An historic week for Leicester- All eyes on the city and the University for the reinterment of King Richard III
  • Leading the way forgender equality - Leicester is among the first universities to join UN Movement HeForShe
  • Lost spacecraft found on Mars 11 years after it vanished - Mystery of missing Beagle 2 finally solved
  • Heart to heart with Professor Sir Nilesh Samani - Knighted in the New Year’s Honours, we look back on a lifesaving career
  • Identifying a killer’s code - ITV drama retells the story of one of the University’s greatest discoveries

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