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.

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Research Specialisms

The Department has particular research strengths in Landscape Archaeology, Funerary Archaeology, Archaeomaterials, Medieval Europe, Bioarchaeology and Mediterranean Archaeology.

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Join our Doctoral Academy

As a PhD student at the University of Sheffield you are part of our Doctoral Academy. You're welcomed into a supportive community and treated as a colleague. You’ll gain free, personalised skills training, expert careers advice and become part of an inspiring, collaborative group of researchers from across the disciplines.

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Our Research Community

Being a part of our world-leading Archaeology research community could help you realise your academic goals.

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Your PhD

Discover what studying for an Archaeology PhD in Sheffield could mean for you, and how to apply.

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Meet our PhD students: Yvette Marks
Meet our PhD students: Yvette Marks
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Meet our PhD students: Clare Burke
Meet our PhD students: Clare Burke
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Meet our PhD students: Natasha Andronikou
Meet our PhD students: Natasha Andronikou
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