“Richard III is a good conversation opener…”
Professor Sarah Hainsworth OBE, looks back at the most thrilling chapter of her career.
Getting the Richard III discovery team back together 10 years on
The team behind the discovery and identification of the remains of King Richard III has reunited for a podcast series.
Discovery of King Richard III’s remains named as one of the decade’s ‘extraordinary discoveries’
The discovery and identification of King Richard III’s remains by leading academics at the University of Leicester have been named as one of the...
Celebrating 35 years of DNA fingerprinting
Richard III’s discovery takes to the stage at the Royal Institution
Richard III geneticist Professor Turi King to give prestigious JBS Haldane Lecture on Monday 26 November 2018.
Richard III exhibition to appear for first time in Ireland
The ‘Richard III Discovered’ exhibition, led by Professor Turi King from our Department of Genetics and Genome Biology, is arriving next week for...
Leicester geneticist to deliver Richard III talk at international conference
Professor Turi King (pictured) from our Department of Genetics and School of Archaeology and Ancient History will be giving a Special Plenary...
How forensic statistics nailed the identity of the Last Plantagenet
A Leicester historian who carried out a genealogical study of King Richard III will give a talk on Tuesday 28 March at the University’s Centre for...
Free online course offers unique insights into the time of Richard III
As the second anniversary of the reinterment of Richard III approaches in March, our University is relaunching its highly popular online course...
University up for two national archaeology awards
The University has been nominated for two Current Archaeology Awards for its work on the DNA analysis of the remains of King Richard III and a...