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

Leicester DNA and Forensic Science Centre

Posted by pt91 at Dec 19, 2016 09:20 AM |

University of Leicester and King Richard III Visitor Centre lead new partnership

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Richard III geneticist among those nominated for national archaeology award

Posted by er134 at Dec 08, 2016 10:25 AM |

The team, headed by Dr Turi King, who carried out the DNA analysis in the King Richard III case is shortlisted for The Current Archaeology Award for Archaeological Innovation of the last 50 years

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University of Leicester project nominated for national archaeology award

Posted by er134 at Dec 01, 2016 09:45 AM |

Excavation of Roman Cemetery in Leicester up for Current Archaeology Award 2017

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Richard III geneticist selected to speak at inspiring event in city

Posted by er134 at Oct 25, 2016 03:32 PM |

TEDxLeicester brings together best thinkers and community activists

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Historic England to view work on preserving University of Leicester’s iconic Engineering Building

Posted by er134 at Oct 03, 2016 11:25 AM |

Representatives of heritage organisation to visit regeneration projects across Leicester on Tuesday 4 October

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Free forensics course explores how science helps police to solve crimes

Posted by ap507 at Sep 15, 2016 12:55 PM |

University of Leicester and FutureLearn to offer popular free course on Forensic Science and the Criminal Justice system from 3 October 2016

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British Science Association awards Fellowship to University of Leicester geneticist

Posted by er134 at Sep 09, 2016 12:30 PM |

Dr Turi King awarded prestigious prize for inspiring people through science

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Bestselling crime author to give University of Leicester public lecture

Posted by er134 at Sep 09, 2016 12:00 PM |

Patricia Cornwell to deliver a free ticketed public lecture on Monday 24 October at De Montfort Hall, Leicester

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15th century Bible used during Richard III reinterment highlights Leicester’s rich heritage

Posted by ap507 at Sep 01, 2016 09:42 AM |

University of Leicester public tours reveal local treasures on Saturday 10 September as part of this year’s Heritage Open Days

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Injured soldiers work with University students in unique archaeological project

Posted by ap507 at Aug 31, 2016 12:39 PM |

UK Forces personnel, who have been injured mentally or physically on operations or in other circumstances, join university students and staff at ancient Roman harbour

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