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.


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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

Celebrating Leaders in English Tourism: Three Leicester and Leicestershire finalists in VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence

Posted by ap507 at Feb 04, 2016 10:40 AM |

Attenborough Arts Centre, The Dandelion Hideaway and King Richard III Partnership to compete for national tourism awards in Blackpool on 8 March 2016

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Thousands expected to sign up for free online course in forensic science at the University of Leicester

Posted by ap507 at Feb 01, 2016 12:23 PM |

Course starting on 8 February delivered by same University which discovered DNA fingerprinting and used genetics to help identify the remains of King Richard III

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University archaeologists nominated for national research award

Posted by ap507 at Dec 11, 2015 12:03 PM |

Burrough Hill Project up for Current Archaeology Awards, vote here:

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Archaeologists unearth new evidence of Roman and medieval Leicester

Posted by ap507 at Dec 10, 2015 10:35 AM |

University of Leicester team reveals insights into Roman and medieval domestic life beneath former city centre bus depot

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University of Leicester students to create audio tour of Leicester's Greyfriars Conservation Area as part of a city council conservation project

Posted by ap507 at Dec 09, 2015 01:41 PM |

Students involved in project run by Leicester City Council which aims to enhance and conserve the area

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Richard III communications team takes pride in gold award

Posted by ap507 at Nov 16, 2015 11:20 AM |

Special Recognition for University of Leicester, Leicester City Council and Diocese of Leicester

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Night of gold winners at Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards

Posted by pt91 at Nov 06, 2015 03:55 PM |

13 Gold award winners including local hotels, festivals, visitor attractions, restaurants, arts centres, B&Bs, pubs, conference centres and self catering accommodation

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Performance trio explores the true beauty of the feminine form with a collection of poems by female writers at this year's University of Leicester free literary festival

Posted by ap507 at Nov 05, 2015 01:06 PM |

Edgy and raucous renditions of poems on 11 November by celebrated female authors, including the British Poet Laureate and a Pulitzer Prize winner

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University of Leicester honours its former Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Bob Burgess

Posted by pt91 at Jul 16, 2015 11:41 AM |

Honorary degree of Doctor of Laws for distinguished academic leader

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University of Leicester to host regional launch of the Festival of British Archaeology

Posted by ap507 at Jul 03, 2015 09:52 AM |

Public encouraged to experience archaeology for themselves at free event on Saturday 4 July

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