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.
Blog Entry Schoolchildren discover power of genetics at University of Leicester
From discovering dead kings to solving murders - 600 schoolchildren learn how science changes lives
University of Leicester Professor Turi King in Jamestown Rediscovery project
Blog Entry New archaeological excavations to start at Bradgate Park
Free public event on Sunday 1 July to reveal new discoveries at popular attraction
Blog Entry Why are we all so fascinated by language?
‘Applied Linguistics and TESOL’ online course offered by the University of Leicester will explore why Applied Linguistics is fundamental to understanding communication in today’s world
Blog Entry Inspiring a new generation of innovators
Leicester Professor uses discovery of a king under a car park to communicate the wonder of science
Blog Entry Moonstruck: Exhibition eclipses expectations
University of Leicester-sponsored event at Leicester Cathedral is a huge success
Blog Entry Britain's biggest Classics conference heads for Leicester
University hosts renowned speakers at Classical Association Conference
Blog Entry Leicester goes the distance for Hong Kong alumni
Aspiring astronaut joins University delegation on 6,000 mile journey for the GREAT Festival
Blog Entry Big stars and a big moon to shine in Leicester
British Science Week in Leicester from 9 March to 18 March offers galaxy of events for all the family
Blog Entry Lord Willetts, former Universities and Science Minister, announced as new Chancellor of University of Leicester
Lord Willetts, an honorary graduate of Leicester, to become the University’s seventh Chancellor
Blog Entry Former burial place of King Richard III protected as a nationally-important archaeological site
Site where University of Leicester archaeologists uncovered remains is granted protection
Blog Entry New exhibition by University of Leicester artists in residence visualises DNA research
Exhibition runs from 10 November – 11 January in the University’s Charles Wilson Building
Blog Entry University of Leicester launches new community counting materials for children
Poster and playing cards featuring local schoolchildren and Leicester legends Mark Selby, Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys and Richard III to be launched at event on Tuesday 4 July
Blog Entry World-class achievements celebrated at University of Leicester
University awards recognise impact of research
Blog Entry Poetry and photograph exhibition at Leicester Cathedral to shed light on important moments in our lives
University of Leicester free public installation runs from 25 May to 10 June at Leicester Cathedral
Blog Entry New community archaeology project in town associated with King Richard III receives funding
University of Leicester and Market Bosworth Society project awarded National Lottery grant to enable residents to uncover Market Bosworth’s history
Blog Entry Michael Morpurgo to speak to packed audience at University of Leicester
Former children’s laureate to deliver 2017 Annual Creative Writing Lecture on 4 May
Blog Entry University of Leicester geneticists to present at Who Do You Think You Are? Live
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
Blog Entry Faith in medication film for national award
Video shows faith-based approaches to animal-derived ingredients in medications
Blog Entry Richard III by numbers: How forensic statistics nailed the identity of the ‘Last Plantagenet’
Professor Kevin Schürer to give free public talk on Tuesday 28 March at the University of Leicester

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