The Search for Richard III - Press updates

Check here regularly for the latest press information on the University of Leicester and Leicester City Council's search for the mortal remains of King Richard III, in association with the Richard III Society.


Richard III

University of Leicester statement on the finding of human remains Issued 12 September

Media updates

A regularly updated feed on news from the Search for Richard III

New video captures seismic effect of Leicester City Football Club success

Posted by er134 at Apr 29, 2016 12:32 PM |

University of Leicester geology students describe project to capture football-quakes

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Unique animal bone artwork to be unveiled by Leicester artist at the University of Leicester

Posted by ap507 at Apr 28, 2016 12:08 PM |

‘The Reliquary Project’ inspired by modern animal bone archive will be revealed on Friday 6 May by Jo Dacombe at the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester

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Painting the campus blue for Leicester City Football Club

Posted by ap507 at Apr 28, 2016 09:55 AM |

University of Leicester staff and students show support for local football heroes for Backing the Blues Day

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Striking skull portraits of King Richard III produced using University of Leicester X-rays

Posted by ap507 at Apr 14, 2016 12:01 AM |

Contemporary artist Alexander de Cadenet to unveil new series of skull portraits at exhibition in London from 14-25 April

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Remembering the reinterment - King Richard III in pictures

Posted by er134 at Mar 31, 2016 12:35 PM |

University of Leicester images included in huge photo-mosaic at King Richard III Visitor Centre

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King Richard’s reinterment revisited one year on

Posted by ap507 at Mar 22, 2016 01:37 PM |

Programme of themed events and activities in Leicester from this weekend

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Improvements to be made at Jewry Wall Museum

Posted by ap507 at Mar 22, 2016 11:44 AM |

Lead archaeologist on Richard III project to work on Roman site

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One year on: Richard III reinterment

Posted by ap507 at Mar 22, 2016 10:16 AM |

The University of Leicester looks back on the anniversary of the reinterment of the last Plantagenet king

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University of Leicester Archaeologists create 3D interactive digital reconstruction of King Richard III’s grave found under a car park

Posted by ap507 at Mar 22, 2016 12:01 AM |

On first year anniversary of the week in which King Richard III was reinterred, Leicester archaeologists use sophisticated photogrammetry software to create fully rotatable computer model which shows the king’s remains in-situ

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Richard III's remarkable story brought to Leicester with a detailed exhibition showcasing his discovery, identification and mystery

Posted by ap507 at Mar 17, 2016 01:25 PM |

Richard III: Discovered runs from Saturday 19 March until Wednesday 23 March at the Highcross

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