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  • Children's research - ICT dayPupils gain research passports for International Clinical Trials DayPress release date22/05/2019SummarySixty pupils from Hazel Community Primary School in Leicester completed science and medicine-related tasks in Research Space at Leicester’s Hospitals...Press releaseThe children collected stamps on a research passport as they took part in activities, including chemistry experiments, manual dexterity tests and...
  • Leicester's Research News Press release imageLeicester researchers praised for ‘innovation, energy and enthusiasm’Press release date20/06/2019SummaryA centre in Leicester that leads the way in pioneering diabetes research has been praised for its “innovation, energy and enthusiasm”.Press releaseFounded in 2012, the Leicester Diabetes Centre has been lauded as an excellent example of how healthcare research should be carried out in a national...
  • Biomedical Heart Research SculptureNew BHF investment to bolster world-class research in LeicesterPress release date02/07/2019SummaryThe University of Leicester has received £1 million funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to strengthen its world-class research into...Press releaseThe university is one of only six institutions in the UK to be awarded with a BHF Accelerator Award, which encourages pioneering research of the...
  • Nigel Brunskill - Director of Research and DevelopmentResearch at Leicester’s Hospitals in top tenPress release date05/07/2019SummaryNew figures released by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) for 2018/19 show that Leicester’s Hospitals are performing well in the...Press releaseLast year, 13,197 people took part in research studies and clinical trials across the Trust’s three sites, putting Leicester’s Hospitals...
  • Leicester's Research News Press release (filler image)County research partnership launched to tackle local health challengesPress release date09/07/2019SummaryUniversity Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust and the University of Leicester have today announced the creation...Press releaseThe three organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form Leicestershire Academic Health Partnership (LAHP). The partnership will be...