University of Leicester


The University of Leicester was founded in 1921 as a living memorial to those who lost their lives and served in the First World War. The College of Life Sciences at Leicester is a dynamic environment for study and research, built on decades of achievement. It is a thriving community of nearly a thousand staff and 4,000 students in four schools, covering the biological, medical and human sciences.

Our achievements in the field of human health, including the development of DNA fingerprinting, vital advances in fighting heart disease, cancer, respiratory diseases and diabetes, and developments in forensic psychology are world renowned.

Role in CoDiet

The University of Leicester provides text analytics, software development and machine learning expertise to contribute to CoDiet’s AI-assisted literature triage activities in WP1.

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