Archaeology PhDs: Made in Sheffield.
Join our large, thriving PhD community investigating topics in a wide variety of archaeological specialisms: Landscape, Funerary and Mediterranean Archaeology, Medieval Europe, Bioarchaeology and Archaeomaterials.
Skeleton of Lincolnshire priest found after 700 years
Recent finds from Thornton Abbey, made by Hugh Willmott and colleagues from the Department of Archaeology, have been in the news over Easter - especially the remains of a medieval priest who died 700 years ago.Find out more>
The Department has particular research strengths in Landscape Archaeology, Funerary Archaeology, Archaeomaterials, Medieval Europe, Bioarchaeology and Mediterranean Archaeology.Areas of research specialism >
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