A round-up of some of the University's developments and discoveries during the 2012/13 academic year.
Pelé, considered by many to be the greatest footballer of all time, has received an honorary University degree.
A new University venture is set to train the next generation of leaders in public service.
The team behind the LAUNCH.ed programme for student entrepreneurs has received national recognition for its role in transforming the enterprise curriculum.
A former astronaut relived his experiences of space travel at an event at the University.
A best of the best award for Britain’s oldest literary prize has been won by Angela Carter for Nights at the Circus.
The innovative lecture series that brings together today's has celebrated the completion of its third year with nearly 10,000 audience members and over half a million lecture downloads.
Children with epilepsy will be helped by the UK’s first research centre aimed at early diagnosis and treatment.
Poultry health and welfare, a key factor in a multi-billion pound food industry, will be boosted with the building of a new research centre.
The remains of a medieval nobleman are among dozens of discoveries made in an archaeological dig at the University.
The University has again been formally recognised for its commitment to equality and diversity.
A recording of a sell-out event with Professor Peter Higgs is now available to watch online.
Fifty five young people have completed a summer school which introduces university life to pupils from non-privileged backgrounds.
This article was published on Jan 30, 2014