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

University of Leicester geneticists to present at Who Do You Think You Are? Live

Posted by es328 at Apr 03, 2017 11:02 AM |

Dr Turi King and Professor Mark Jobling will discuss their research on the discovery of Richard III and DNA landscapes of Britain and Western Europe on 6 and 7 April

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Faith in medication film for national award

Posted by ap507 at Mar 28, 2017 04:08 PM |

Video shows faith-based approaches to animal-derived ingredients in medications

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Richard III by numbers: How forensic statistics nailed the identity of the ‘Last Plantagenet’

Posted by er134 at Mar 21, 2017 03:58 PM |

Professor Kevin Schürer to give free public talk on Tuesday 28 March at the University of Leicester

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Sir David and Michael Attenborough pledge support for University of Leicester’s centenary celebrations

Posted by pt91 at Mar 17, 2017 11:10 AM |

English broadcaster and theatre director nephew are announced as centenary patrons during annual alumni dinner

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Leicester academic revives Joe Orton’s mischievous alter ego ‘Mrs Edna Welthorpe’

Posted by ap507 at Mar 16, 2017 02:37 PM |

A production of What the Butler Saw at Curve prompts an unusual response

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Leicester artists begin new project to explore creative and visual responses to DNA research

Posted by er134 at Mar 14, 2017 10:27 AM |

Ruth Singer and Gillian McFarland will be based in the University of Leicester’s Department of Genetics

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Members of Richard III team at University of Leicester in new project to identify one of Jack the Ripper’s victims

Posted by er134 at Mar 10, 2017 10:45 AM |

Research reveals likelihood of finding and identifying Mary Jane Kelly – and using DNA to determine her true identity

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Unique insights into the time of Richard III offered through free online course

Posted by ap507 at Feb 06, 2017 11:50 AM |

University of Leicester and FutureLearn continue popular course about life and times of the last Plantagenet King

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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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