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.

New issue of Assemblage

The latest issue of Assemblage, the Sheffield Graduate Journal of Archaeology, is now out. Congrats to the new editorial team!

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Zooarchaeology Short Courses return for September

After a successful offering of short courses earlier this year, the University of Sheffield’s Zooarchaeology Laboratory is pleased to announce we will be holding a second round of courses from 10th-13th September 2019.

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New study of medieval charnel practices published by Sheffield researchers

The Rothwell Charnel Chapel Project is a multidisciplinary, community-engaged archaeological investigation of a late 13th-century charnel house situated beneath Rothwell Parish Church, Northants.

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No ordinary classroom

The range of teaching and learning styles we offer will help you develop the skills you need. You'll benefit from hands-on experience at locations like Thornton Abbey.

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Fieldwork at Thornton Abbey


Our research helps communities worldwide make sense of their heritage. Our research is global and cross-disciplinary.

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Students carrying out 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.

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