University of Leicester-led programme to help police officers approaching retirement wins award
Psychologists from the University of Leicester have won a national award for their innovative work supporting senior police leaders’ well-being.
Dr Rachel Winter has won the Royal College of Psychiatrists Higher Psychiatric Trainee of the Year Award
Dr Rachel Winter, honorary consultant in old age psychiatry at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust and associate professor in empathic healthcare...
Clearing 2022: Brilliant Bianca grasps second chance at university in Leicester
Psychology graduate Bianca Semczuk says choosing Leicester through Clearing “couldn’t have been a better decision”.
Do winners cheat more? New research refutes previous high-profile study
New large-scale research led by the University of Leicester shows that winning does not cause people to cheat, in stark contrast to a previous...
Man vs. machine: New Leicester research to compare human eye-tracking with AI in first study of its kind
The human brain’s ability to track and process hazards will be pitted against an innovative artificial intelligence (AI) tool in a new...
Why the universal age-happiness ‘U-shape’ is a myth
New research shows that happiness often does not increase as people get older.
Psychologists create first-ever body-maps of hallucinations
Leicester psychologists have, for the first time, created body-maps of the sensations which arise during hallucinations in people experiencing...
Leicester historians guest edit Centenary journal edition
Leading historians from the University of Leicester have guest edited a special Centenary issue of the prestigious Howard Journal of Crime and...
University of Leicester receives grant from Movember to help develop peer support programme for senior leaders in UK Police Force
Up to 250 police superintendents across police forces in England and Wales will soon benefit from a peer support programme designed to support...
Harnessing the ‘wisdom of crowds’ can help combat antibiotic over prescription
A new study has demonstrated that using the ‘wisdom of crowds’ (also known as collective intelligence) of three or more medical prescribers, can...