Archaeology News

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  • QS Ranking

    QS World University Rankings

    The QS World University Rankings were published today and we are delighted to be among the top Archaeology departments world wide – we are ranked 13th in the world!

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    Imperial wine-making in Roman Italy

    Professor Maureen Carroll discusses the latest evidence for wine production on the Roman imperial estate that she, along with the help of Sheffield and international students, has been excavating at Vagnari, southern Italy.

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    The Image Speaks

    Natasha Andronikou, a third-year PhD student in the Department of Archaeology was one of the participants in this year's The Image Speaks, a collaborative exhibition between photographer Andy Brown and PhD students from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

  • The Mystery of the March

    Sheffield Archaeology in the news!

    A recent Current Archaeology article, co-authored by Sheffield Archaeology PhD student Pete Townend, Hugh Willmott and colleagues, has sparked international media interest.

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    PhD Studentship opportunities in Archaeology

    PhD Studentship opportunities in Archaeology

    The Department of Archaeology is pleased to announce three new funded PhD studentships for 2016.

  • Inglis and Platts SURE

    SURE Projects

    Two Archaeology undergraduates have won awards for their participation in the Sheffield Undergraduate Research Experience scheme in the summer of 2015.

  • The St Patrick's Chapel Excavation Project

    Watch an Introduction to the St Patrick's Chapel Excavation Project

    An introductory video has been produced for the ongoing St Patrick's Chapel Excavation Project. The project, led by the department's Dr Katie Hemer in conjunction with Dyfed Archaeological Trust, explores an early Medieval Christian cemetery in Pembrokeshire.

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    Announcing the Department of Archaeology Student Photography Competition

    The Department of Archaeology is launching a new photography competition for students with prizes across five categories.

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    MEMOLA a Top 5 Innovative Project

    The MEMOLA (Mediterranean Mountainous Landscapes) project has been ranked by the EU Humanities Scientific Committee as one of their top five European innovative research projects.

  • Ellen Finn

    Patricia Phillips Prize

    We are delighted to announce the winner of the Patricia Phillips Prize for best overall performance on our Masters programmes in 2014-15 is Ellen Finn, MA Aegean Archaeology. This prize was established in 2000 in honour of Dr Patricia Phillips, a former Reader in the Department of Archaeology and Prehistory, who died in August 1999.

  • Beatrice Triozzi

    Beatrice Triozzi Funding Success

    Italian student Beatrice Triozzi has been successful in gaining funding for her PhD studies at Sheffield from a foundation in Italy.

  • Andrew Sherratt Fund

    Applications now invited to the Andrew Sherratt Fund

    Applications for grants of up to £1000 are now invited from postgraduate students in Old World Prehistory from academic institutions anywhere in the world.

  • Students excavating the Roman vicus at Vagnari, Italy.

    Undergraduate fieldwork bursaries 2015 - Kathryn Goulding and Marcus Losty at Vagnari, Italy

    Both Kathryn Goulding and Marcus Losty used their successful applications to the our undergraduate fieldwork bursaries scheme to help fund joining Prof. Maureen Carroll’s excavation of the Roman imperial estate at Vagnari in Italy.

  • Pottery fragment from the Poulton excavation

    Undergraduate fieldwork bursaries 2015 - Del Pickup at the Poulton Project

    The Department of Archaeology offers its undergraduate students fieldwork bursaries to help fund their participation in archaeological fieldwork or work experience within the heritage sector. Successful applicants report back to the department about their experience. In his own words, part-time BA Archaeology student Del Pickup writes about his experiences on the Poulton Research Project.

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    Landscape Archaeology PhD Opportunity

    The Department of Archaeology is pleased to announce a new funded PhD opportunity in the department related to our Landscape Archaeology research.