University launches pioneering new centre to study bacteriophages to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria
A pioneering new centre to study bacteriophages to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria has officially launched at The University of Leicester.
A study by a Leicester scientist has answered the 100-year-old question about how chromosomes get their iconic X-shape
A team of researchers led by Professor Daniel Panne at the University of Leicester and Dr Benjamin Rowland at the Netherlands Cancer Institute...
Pint of Science festival returns to Leicester
Tickets have launched for the world’s largest festival of public science talks, which will see more than 20 scientists take to the stage in venues...
Pioneering vascular research receives major boost from the British Heart Foundation
The British Heart Foundation has awarded nearly £900,000 to a University of Leicester professor to continue his pioneering heart valve research.
Attenborough Arts Centre Presents: ‘altered’ an exhibition by Tony Heaton
Tony Heaton: altered 24 March – 25 June 2023, Gallery 1 With the arrival of spring, Attenborough Arts Centre is proud to launch an exciting new...
Researcher lands £250k funding to continue investigation into DNA damage and its link to cancer
A university researcher has been awarded a prestigious prize to continue her cutting-edge work to understand how the body responds to DNA damage...
Animals’ ‘sixth sense’ more widespread than previously thought
A study using fruit flies, led by researchers at The Universities of Leicester and Manchester, suggests the animal world’s ability to sense a...
University of Leicester professor speaks to Government Select Committee about alternative to antibiotics
University of Leicester’s Professor of Microbiology Martha Clokie, spoke to MPs about the potential use of phages to fight bacterial infections.
Phage film receives UK debut at University of Leicester
More than 100 researchers, clinicians, and members of the public from across the UK gathered at the University of Leicester for the screening of...
Openness in animal research among UK’s best
The University of Leicester has once again been named as one of the UK’s ‘Leaders in Openness’ by national body Understanding Animal Research.