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

Blog Entry Prestigious Professorship announced in the name of inventor of genetic fingerprinting
New post at University of Leicester in 30th anniversary year of landmark discovery
Blog Entry ‘King in the Car Park’ documentary wins top television award
Channel 4’s inside story on the Dig for Richard III by University of Leicester archaeologists scoops Royal Television Society award
Blog Entry Cultural heritage of textile industry to be discussed at major international workshop in Jordan, Amman
Interdisciplinary event organised by Dr Mary Harlow from the University of Leicester to take place between 24 – 31 March
Blog Entry Archaeologist of the Year award for leader of Richard III dig
Currently Archaeology Awards recognise University of Leicester archaeology expertise – for the second time
Blog Entry My Kingdom for a Knight
University of Leicester theatre group LUTheatre to revive award-winning chess-themed production of Richard III
Blog Entry Lifting the lid on the science and collaborations behind Richard III discovery
Big Bang Fair stand on Richard III highlights interdisciplinary research by University of Leicester in uncovering last Plantagenet king between 13-16 March
Blog Entry 1950s thriller ‘Eden’ to explore corruption in the time of dictatorship
LUTheatre student play to premiere at University of Leicester 5-7 March
Blog Entry Experts draw international audience to Richard III conference
Places still available for University of Leicester conference from Friday 21- Sunday 23 February 2014
Blog Entry Genomes of Richard III and his proven relative to be sequenced
Project led by Dr Turi King of the University of Leicester
Blog Entry Richard III archaeologist addresses business leaders
Leader of Grey Friars project to speak about Richard III discovery at annual dinner of Leicestershire Business Voice

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