Leicester Institute for Advanced Studies

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The Leicester Institute for Advanced Studies is an interdisciplinary centre of excellence. Dedicated to creating a collaborative and inspiring environment, it brings together researchers from across all disciplines to deliver ambitious, transformative, and impactful research.

This initiative is intended to help break down the silos that have traditionally been a feature of higher education research. It represents a step change in our approach, allowing academics to be even more innovative and to bid for more ambitious research funding in the future.

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