News and events
Expertise of University’s archaeological team beats the odds as maths students demonstrate they had less than a 1per cent chance of discovering remains
University of Leicester to host Postgraduate Open Evening on Tuesday 19th March
University of Leicester archaeologists win top archaeology award for work on Richard III
Bridget Blair reflects on the Richard III discovery and its aftermath
University of Leicester psychologists have analysed Richard III’s character - aiming to get to the man behind the bones.
Minister of State for Justice states that University of Leicester will make decision on where King Richard III will be buried
New documentary to examine the unseen scientific work by University of Leicester staff
Painting depicts the last plantagenet king on the eve of his final battle at Bosworth
The British Museum and the University of Leicester announce £645K to study Roman hoards found in Britain
Archaeologist contributes to the University of Leicester’s policy debate site with a piece on Richard III discovery
A public lecture by Professor Sarah Tarlow will explore how archaeology can be used to investigate human experiences as well as objects.
Professor Sarah Tarlow discusses what issues need to be considered when reinterring remains in a recent piece for Leicester Exchanges.
The discovery of the lost king's remains was a topic of debate in the House of Commons on 5 Tuesday and 6 Wednesday February 2013.
Professor Norman Housley has responded to arguments from a number of scholarly voices who, citing the King’s strong links to the North, are claiming that the remains of Richard III should be interred in York.
A facial reconstruction, commissioned by the Richard III society and based on a CT scan made by the University of Leicester, was revealed on Tuesday at the Society of Antiquaries in London.
Video and audio recordings of the University of Leicester's announcement are now available online.
University makes momentous announcement, revealing wealth of evidence which proves Greyfriars skeleton belonged to medieval monarch
University releases world’s first image of the Grey Friars skull - potentially that of King Richard III – ahead of University’s major announcement
University of Leicester archaeology students – including British soldiers – appeared on Channel 4’s Time Team on Sunday, Jan 27