World Archaeology. Made in Sheffield.
We inspire students to explore and excel, through imaginative teaching and the world-leading research we conduct across the globe.
Come find out what Sheffield Archaeology is all about!
Join us for one of our University Open Days this summer or early autumn. Find out more about our Undergraduate programmes, fieldwork opportunities, career choices with Archaeology. Have fun in a hands-on session and talk to some of our current students and staffFind out more>
The start of the 2017-18 academic year will see Sheffield Archaeology housed in its bespoke new facilities in the heart of the Faculty of Arts & Humanities campus. Find out more about our new staff offices, laboratories and research facilities.Find out more>
Find out what it's like to excavate a plague pit
A recent Sheffield PhD student, Alyx Mattison, talks about her experience excavating a medieval mass burial at Thornton AbbeyWatch the video>
Our research helps communities worldwide make sense of their heritage. Our research is global and cross-disciplinary.Our research>
International and local partnerships
We collaborate globally to discover secrets of ancient civilisations. Roman Clothing and Identities is an international research project where specialists from seven European countries are examining the impact of clothing and dress on Roman society.Clothing and Identities project>