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We think a university should be about empowering people to explore what they don’t know; through passionate, dedicated teaching and innovative, world-changing research. By embracing the fact that we’re all coming at it from a slightly different place, and that every journey is personal, we’ve managed to achieve some remarkable results in our time.

We believe that the best universities are not just the privilege of elites. We’re proof that you can stand alongside the best and open up the competition for everyone.

Some universities consider their primary purpose to be high quality research, others concentrate on excellent teaching. At Leicester we think that the two are not only complementary, they’re inseparable. We believe that teaching is more inspirational when delivered by passionate scholars engaged in world-changing research – and that research is stronger when delivered in an academic community that includes students.

With these ideas at heart, Leicester is re-framing the values that govern academia and re-defining what a university needs to be in the 21st century. We are constantly finding new ways of being a leading university.

We are the only university to win six consecutive Times Higher Awards. The Times Higher Education applauded Leicester’s very different approach, describing us as “elite without being elitist”.

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Thai food, living ‘hygge'… What drives us to consume products from other cultures?

According to new research, the demand for products with cultural connotations can result from an appreciation of the culture in question, a desire for discovery... and its simple omnipresence.
Les entreprises scandinaves utilisent le « hygge », notion culturelle décrivant les intérieurs confortables et chaleureux, comme argument de vente. Pikrepo

Manger thaï, vivre « hygge »… Qu’est-ce qui nous pousse à consommer les produits d’autres cultures ?

Selon une étude, la demande pour les produits à connotations culturelles se décompose entre appréciation de la culture en question, envie de découverte… et simple omniprésence de l’offre.
Le Premier ministre britannique Boris Johnson et le président russe Vladimir Putin lors d'un sommet sur la Libye à Berlin le 19 janvier 2020. Alexey Nikolsky/Sputnik/AFP

Influence russe au Royaume-Uni : comment protéger la démocratie britannique

La publication tardive d’un rapport sur une possible ingérence de l’État russe dans la vie politique britannique suggère que le Kremlin présente une menace majeure pour la démocratie.

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