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The ‘Richard III Discovered’ Exhibition arrives from University of Leicester and will be hosted by NUI Galway as part of the 20th Galway Science and Technology Festival in collaboration with British Council Ireland. The discovery of King Richard III’s skeleton has been the scientific detective story of the decade. Special guest of the Galway Science and Technology Festival Dr Turi King, Professor at University of Leicester, a passionate communicator of science will recount the story of a most ambitious Greyfriars project which led to the discovery of the remains of King Richard III in 2012. The Galway Science and Technology Festival is part of the SFI National Science Week.
He died at the Battle of Bosworth Field in August 1485 and his mortal remains were found under a carpark in Leicester in 2012. In between, he became one of the most demonised of all English monarchs - but this month, he visits Galway.