Zooarchaeology short courses

Our zooarchaeology short courses are three-day programmes aimed at archaeology and heritage professionals, students and enthusiasts.

Two archaeology undergraduate students examining animal bones in a lab.

Sheffield has a long history of zooarchaeology teaching and research, and today it is home to one of the largest and most active zooarchaeology research teams in the world. Our members work throughout the UK and Europe as well as contributing to projects in America, Asia and Africa, and have research interests that span the period from the Palaeolithic to the recent past.

We currently offer two three-day courses in zooarchaeology, open to students, professionals and enthusiasts alike.

Understanding Zooarchaeology I

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Understanding Zooarchaeology II

  • Follow up course aimed at those with existing knowledge or those who have completed Understanding Zooarchaeology I
  • Next dates: Thursday 23 - Saturday 25 April 2020
  • View course details here

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  • Single course - standard: £200
  • Single course - student/unwaged: £140
  • Both courses together - standard: £350
  • Both courses together -student/unwaged: £240

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