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 Richard III geneticist selected to speak at inspiring event in city
TEDxLeicester brings together best thinkers and community activists
Blog Entry Historic England to view work on preserving University of Leicester’s iconic Engineering Building
Representatives of heritage organisation to visit regeneration projects across Leicester on Tuesday 4 October
Blog Entry Free forensics course explores how science helps police to solve crimes
University of Leicester and FutureLearn to offer popular free course on Forensic Science and the Criminal Justice system from 3 October 2016
Blog Entry British Science Association awards Fellowship to University of Leicester geneticist
Dr Turi King awarded prestigious prize for inspiring people through science
Blog Entry Bestselling crime author to give University of Leicester public lecture
Patricia Cornwell to deliver a free ticketed public lecture on Monday 24 October at De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Blog Entry 15th century Bible used during Richard III reinterment highlights Leicester’s rich heritage
University of Leicester public tours reveal local treasures on Saturday 10 September as part of this year’s Heritage Open Days
Blog Entry Injured soldiers work with University students in unique archaeological project
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
Blog Entry Human remains discovered in search for King Richard III
Wednesday 12 September at 11am, The Guildhall, Guildhall Lane, Leicester LE1 5FQ
Blog Entry Renowned theatre cast including actor Ralph Fiennes pay tribute to the University of Leicester in their reimagining of Shakespeare's Richard III
University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) co-director Dr Richard Buckley said he welcomed the alternative retelling
Blog Entry University of Leicester honours distinguished individuals in celebratory year for city
Eleven honorary degrees to be awarded at graduation ceremonies between 12-15 July
Blog Entry Pioneering research institutes to follow global success of Richard III project
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
Blog Entry University of Leicester announces four new 'beacons of excellence' research institutes
New multidisciplinary centres informed by transformative way Leicester worked on Richard III – and inspired by incredible teamwork that took Leicester City to Premier League triumph
Blog Entry University of Leicester welcomes public to its biggest reunion yet
‘The Leicester Weekend 2016’ to be fun-filled educational celebration of the institution’s recent achievements with family and friends
Blog Entry Leicester could be a ‘champion of globalisation’
City now has unique brand that appeals worldwide, according to University of Leicester urban history researcher
Blog Entry Lessons to learn from the success of Leicester
University of Leicester Management expert describes how the city’s remarkable rise in fame offers a model to others
Blog Entry Foxes' formula for success
University of Leicester mathematicians create equations that capture Leicester City’s monumental achievement in winning the English Premier League
Blog Entry University of Leicester renames buildings after English Premier League Champions
On the day of Leicester City’s victory parade, campus will become home to the Jamie Vardy Tower, Claudio Ranieri Library and Wes Morgan Building
Blog Entry New video captures seismic effect of Leicester City Football Club success
University of Leicester geology students describe project to capture football-quakes
Blog Entry Unique animal bone artwork to be unveiled by Leicester artist at the University of Leicester
‘The Reliquary Project’ inspired by modern animal bone archive will be revealed on Friday 6 May by Jo Dacombe at the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester
Blog Entry Painting the campus blue for Leicester City Football Club
University of Leicester staff and students show support for local football heroes for Backing the Blues Day

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