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 One year on: Richard III reinterment
The University of Leicester looks back on the anniversary of the reinterment of the last Plantagenet king
Blog Entry University of Leicester Archaeologists create 3D interactive digital reconstruction of King Richard III’s grave found under a car park
On first year anniversary of the week in which King Richard III was reinterred, Leicester archaeologists use sophisticated photogrammetry software to create fully rotatable computer model which shows the king’s remains in-situ
Blog Entry Richard III's remarkable story brought to Leicester with a detailed exhibition showcasing his discovery, identification and mystery
Richard III: Discovered runs from Saturday 19 March until Wednesday 23 March at the Highcross
Blog Entry College rewrites Shakespeare's Richard III to include the modern day discovery of the King's remains - a tribute on the one year anniversary of the Last Plantagenet's reinterment
Students at London's Eltham College have added scene depicting the University of Leicester's Greyfriar's dig
Blog Entry University of Leicester shortlisted for Guardian University Awards
HeForShe campaign and reinterment of King Richard III shortlisted for prestigious awards
Blog Entry Free online course offers unique insights into the time of Richard III
University of Leicester and FutureLearn launch course in the anniversary month of King’s reinterment
Blog Entry Celebrating Leaders in English Tourism: Three Leicester and Leicestershire finalists in VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence
Attenborough Arts Centre, The Dandelion Hideaway and King Richard III Partnership to compete for national tourism awards in Blackpool on 8 March 2016
Blog Entry Thousands expected to sign up for free online course in forensic science at the University of Leicester
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
Blog Entry University archaeologists nominated for national research award
Burrough Hill Project up for Current Archaeology Awards, vote here:
Blog Entry Archaeologists unearth new evidence of Roman and medieval Leicester
University of Leicester team reveals insights into Roman and medieval domestic life beneath former city centre bus depot
Blog Entry University of Leicester students to create audio tour of Leicester's Greyfriars Conservation Area as part of a city council conservation project
Students involved in project run by Leicester City Council which aims to enhance and conserve the area
Blog Entry Richard III communications team takes pride in gold award
Special Recognition for University of Leicester, Leicester City Council and Diocese of Leicester
Blog Entry Night of gold winners at Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards
13 Gold award winners including local hotels, festivals, visitor attractions, restaurants, arts centres, B&Bs, pubs, conference centres and self catering accommodation
Blog Entry 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
Edgy and raucous renditions of poems on 11 November by celebrated female authors, including the British Poet Laureate and a Pulitzer Prize winner
Blog Entry University of Leicester honours its former Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Bob Burgess
Honorary degree of Doctor of Laws for distinguished academic leader
Blog Entry University of Leicester to host regional launch of the Festival of British Archaeology
Public encouraged to experience archaeology for themselves at free event on Saturday 4 July
Blog Entry Richard III discovery at the Royal Society Summer Exhibition
University of Leicester scientists present their research at public event from 30 June – 5 July 2015
Blog Entry Number crunchers: how maths drives Formula One and launches Angry Birds
University of Leicester offers free online course to learn about the importance of calculus in modern life
Blog Entry University of Leicester opens its doors for Summer Reunion Open Day 2015
Public invited to fun-filled educational day for all the family on Saturday 27 June
Blog Entry Former Minister David Willetts to tackle science innovation at free public lecture
University of Leicester launches Chancellor lecture series

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