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

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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Human remains discovered in search for King Richard III

Posted by pt91 at Aug 02, 2016 02:52 PM |

Wednesday 12 September at 11am, The Guildhall, Guildhall Lane, Leicester LE1 5FQ

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Renowned theatre cast including actor Ralph Fiennes pay tribute to the University of Leicester in their reimagining of Shakespeare's Richard III

Posted by ap507 at Jul 12, 2016 10:25 AM |

University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) co-director Dr Richard Buckley said he welcomed the alternative retelling

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University of Leicester honours distinguished individuals in celebratory year for city

Posted by pt91 at Jul 08, 2016 10:25 AM |

Eleven honorary degrees to be awarded at graduation ceremonies between 12-15 July

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Pioneering research institutes to follow global success of Richard III project

Posted by ap507 at Jun 30, 2016 12:05 AM |

Multidisciplinary thinking and incredible teamwork, of the kind that led to discovery and reinterment of Richard III and spectacularly to Leicester City’s Premier League triumph, is behind University of Leicester’s pioneering research institutes

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