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#259 Overall Influence

University of Leicester

University in Leicester, United Kingdom

From Wikipedia

The University of Leicester is a public research university based in Leicester, England. The main campus is south of the city centre, adjacent to Victoria Park. The university's predecessor, University College, Leicester, gained university status in 1957.

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What is University of Leicester known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#197 World Rank
Biology
#250 World Rank
Literature
#205 World Rank
Medical
#180 World Rank
Physics
#209 World Rank
Education
#150 World Rank
History
#386 World Rank
Engineering
#61 World Rank
Sociology
#385 World Rank
Business
#389 World Rank
Mathematics
#346 World Rank
Philosophy
#341 World Rank
Chemistry
#332 World Rank
Computer Science
#245 World Rank
Psychology
#242 World Rank
Economics
#382 World Rank
Political Science
#402 World Rank
Law
#316 World Rank
Communications
#545 World Rank
Religious Studies
#238 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#135 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#449 World Rank
Anthropology
#875 World Rank
Nursing
#509 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are University of Leicester's Most influential alumni?

University of Leicester 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and History

Steven M. Smith

Steven M. Smith

Geneticist

Yosef Shapira

Yosef Shapira

Israeli judge

Steven Thiru

Steven Thiru

Malaysian lawyer

Emma Bunce

British physicist

Michael Lawrie

Michael Lawrie

British computer programmer

Richard Heeks

British academic

Alice Stevenson

British archaeologist and curator

Massimiliano Neri

Massimiliano Neri

Italian model

Alan Saunders

Australian radio broadcaster

Turi King

Turi King

Professor of Public Engagement, Reader in Genetics and Archaeology

Billy Dudley

Nigerian political scientist

David Hey

English historian