News and Events
No Plantagenet King has had this much press coverage since 1485.
The University of Leicester has begun one of the most exciting archaeological investigations it has ever carried out. No less than a search for the bodily remains of the last Plantagenet King - Richard III - killed at the Battle of Bosworth.
Two University departments are hosting artists in residence in innovative projects applying art in unusual contexts.
Oral History Day brings together archivists, historians, storytellers.
Dr Alexander Korb’s new book has won its second award – and it hasn’t even been published yet.
Feel the need for Bede on Tuesday 29 May.
Ex-servicemen in prison; 'switching off' brain cell death; virtual genetics experiments; and why the prevalence of murder varies throughout history.
Emeritus Professor Bill Brock brings poisonous socks to London’s Burlington House
A regular review from the Press Office of coverage of the University in the media.
New book pieces together the lives of 19th century convicts moved around the Indian Ocean.
The University’s new Centre for Medical Humanities has started off the year with two fascinating new publications.
It's not just eggs that have featured in Leicester's news output in the run-up to Easter - here's a selection of other recent news stories.
New anthology of early comic drama from the Netherlands.
Learn about English castles built between 1066 and 1640 - or our Engineering Building (built between 1959 and 1963).
Local history event at Woodhouse brings together everyone interested in Leicestershire’s past.
Posthumous publication for Leicester academic’s groundbreaking work on a fascinating piece of English local history.
University plans to recreate forgotten Victorian event.
A lawyer, a lawyer! My kingdom for a good lawyer!
History student’s first volume of verse expands his writing credentials.
Chinese students from the University of Leicester have contributed to a week-long exhibition at Leicester’s historic Guildhall.