Introduction

A round-up of some of the University's developments and discoveries during the 2012/13 academic year.

Pelé receives honorary degree

Pelé, considered by many to be the greatest footballer of all time, has received an honorary University degree.

Pelé receives honorary degree

Academy of Government to open doors

A new University venture is set to train the next generation of leaders in public service.

Academy of Government to open doors

Launch.ed commended for enterprise

The team behind the LAUNCH.ed programme for student entrepreneurs has received national recognition for its role in transforming the enterprise curriculum.

Launch.ed commended for enterprise

Astronaut revisits experience of space

A former astronaut relived his experiences of space travel at an event at the University.

Astronaut revisits experience of space

Circus novel runs away with award

A best of the best award for Britain’s oldest literary prize has been won by Angela Carter for Nights at the Circus.

Circus novel runs away with award

Our Changing World celebrates success

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.

Our Changing World celebrates success

Epilepsy centre given Royal approval

Children with epilepsy will be helped by the UK’s first research centre aimed at early diagnosis and treatment.

Epilepsy centre given Royal approval

Facility aims to improve chicken welfare

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.

Facility aims to improve chicken welfare

Dig uncovers nobleman's grave

The remains of a medieval nobleman are among dozens of discoveries made in an archaeological dig at the University.

Dig uncovers nobleman's grave

University awarded for equality

The University has again been formally recognised for its commitment to equality and diversity.

University awarded for equality

Mass audience with Higgs

A recording of a sell-out event with Professor Peter Higgs is now available to watch online.

Mass audience with Higgs

Summer school proves a success

Fifty five young people have completed a summer school which introduces university life to pupils from non-privileged backgrounds.

Summer school proves a success


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