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We inspire students to explore and excel, through imaginative teaching and the world-leading research we conduct across the globe.

Sheffield Archaeology student warns of climate crisis threat to historic landscapes

Climate crisis impacts, such as sea-level rise, coastal erosion and flooding pose a serious threat to archaeology and heritage, according to new research

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Dr Pia Nystrom recipient of prestigious Mentorship Award

Dr Pia Nystrom, Senior University Teacher in Biological Anthropology and Primatology, has been awarded the inaugural Mentorship Award at the annual conference of the British Association for Bioanthropology and Osteoarchaeology

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Open days

Our open days are the perfect place to meet our staff and students, go on tours of the campus and accommodation and find out what Sheffield is all about.

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

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