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.

Professor Maureen Carroll is the prestigious AIA Lecturer 2019

Professor Carroll has been appointed as the Charles Eliot Norton Memorial Lecturer for 19/20 by the Archaeological Institute of America, one of the highest honours that the Institute can bestow, given annually to distinguished archaeologists and eminent scholars working in any field of the discipline

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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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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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