Archaeology News

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  • 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.

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    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.

  • James Danter at Thornton Abbey

    Undergraduate Fieldwork bursaries 2015 - James Danter at Rufford Abbey and Thornton Abbey

    At the Department of Archaeology we offer our undergraduate students fieldwork bursaries to help fund their participation in archaeological fieldwork or work experience within the heritage sector. These present fantastic opportunities for our students to develop their skills and to enhance their CV. Successful applicants report back to the department about their experience. Here, BA Archaeology student James Danter speaks on his fieldwork at Rufford Abbey (run by Lincolnshire County Council) and Thornton Abbey (run by University of Sheffield).

  • Sinop Kale Excavations launched in Turkey

    In the summer of 2015, Jane Rempel and Sue Sherratt began their collaboration in the Sinop Kale Excavations, an exciting new archaeological project in the heart of the ancient city of Sinop on the north coast of Turkey. This project, directed by Owen Doonan (California State University Northridge), builds on more than a decade of survey and environmental research conducted by the Sinop Regional Archaeological Project and its aim is to investigate the nature of pre-Greek settlement as well as the early Greek settlement and its later development.

  • Tom Maltas using a floatation tank in Crete

    Undergraduate Fieldwork bursaries 2015 - Tom Maltas at Knossos on Crete

    At the Department of Archaeology we offer our undergraduate students fieldwork bursaries to help fund their participation in archaeological fieldwork or work experience within the heritage sector. These present fantastic opportunities for our students to develop their skills and to enhance their CV. Successful applicants report back to the department about their experience. In the first of a series of reports, BSc Archaeology student Tom Maltas speaks about his fieldwork on Crete around the Bronze Age site of Knossos.

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    St David’s hosts showcase event for the St Patrick’s Chapel Excavation Project

    Following the excavation of St Patrick’s Chapel, Pembrokeshire in May 2015 and the Project’s exhibition in St David’s Cathedral throughout August and September, St David’s in Pembrokeshire played host once again, this time to the St Patrick’s Chapel Excavation Project Showcase Event which took place in the city on the 26th September.

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    Making wine for the Roman emperor

    This summer Prof. Maureen Carroll and a team of specialists and students explored the archaeological remains of a rural estate at Vagnari in Puglia (ancient Apulia) in south-east Italy which generated revenues for the Roman emperors from the early first century A.D. The Sheffield project began in 2012, and will continue in the coming years.