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University makes an impact in the local community

The PROUD Podcast from the University of Leicester News Centre is continuing to unveil how University of Leicester staff and students are making a difference in the local community

The programme showcases why the university is PROUD of its city: Promoting Health & Wellbeing, Restoring Our Environment, Opening Access to Culture & Heritage, Upskilling for 21st Century and Developing Children & Young People.

In this episode:

  • We hear more about the link between red meat and heart disease discovered by researchers in the University of Leicester's Department of Cardiovascular Sciences at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester.
  • We reveal which university sports facility has been crowned Leicestershire Community Venue of the Year.
  • Plus, we find out why the university is linking up with Leicestershire football club Barwell FC to address discrimination in local sport.

Click here to listen to the podcast now or download it so that you can listen to it at your convenience.

To find out more about PROUD, visit the PROUD website.

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