Archaeology News

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  • Image Speaks 2018

    The Image Speaks 2018: Archaeology PhD students participate in a collaborative exhibition

    Two PhD students in the Department of Archaeology have participated in this year's The Image Speaks, a collaborative exhibition with photographer Andy Brown. Emily La Trobe-Bateman and Ian McAfee each worked with Andy Brown to document an aspect of their PhD research project. The Image Speaks is an annual project, organised by Amy Ryall, the External Engagement Projects Manager in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

  • Infancy and Earliest Childhood in the Roman World

    Infancy and Earliest Childhood in the Roman World

    Maureen Carroll, Professor of Roman Archaeology at Sheffield, has published her latest book Infancy and Earliest Childhood in the Roman World: 'A Fragment of Time'. This Oxford University Press volume offers the first comprehensive study of infancy and earliest childhood in the Roman world, from conception and development in the womb to birth and milestone developments during the first year of life.

  • Hungate, York

    Funded PhD opportunity with Sheffield Archaeology: ‘Water takes land: interactive deep maps of England's lost villages’

    Congratulations to Dr Bob Johnston, who has been awarded a doctoral studentship to investigate the landscape histories and human stories connected with selected flooded valleys in Northern England. The successful student will be based in Sheffield Archaeology and co-supervised by Dr Debbie Maxwell from the University of York.

  • Uncovering the life of a Roman town

    Undergraduate Fieldwork and Placement Bursaries 2018

    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.

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    Society of American Archaeology Annual Meeting: Washington, DC 11-15 April 2018!

    Staff and students from the Archaeology Department at the University of Sheffield will be attending North America’s premier Archaeology conference, the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Washington, DC 11-15 April 2018.

  • Workplace learning programme

    Undergraduate Opportunities in Archaeology through Workplace Learning Programme

    The workplace learning module is a great chance for third year undergraduate students to gain professional experience working with local and national heritage organisations. While undertaking their 15-day placements, the students produce reflective journals documenting their work. This then contributes to a final report that describes in detail how they have used the opportunity to develop their skills, knowledge and employability.

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    New publication by our research fellow Dr. Louise Iles

    A new open-access publication "Forging networks and mixing ores: rethinking the social landscapes of iron metallurgy" has just been published by Louise Iles, our Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, in Journal of Anthropological Archaeology.

  • Welcome to Dr. Colin Duval

    The Department of Archaeology welcomes Dr. Colin Duval, who has been awarded the Fyssen Foundation fellowship. Colin is a French zooarchaeologist whose research focuses on economic transition between the Iron Age and the Roman period. His methodology applies classic and geometric morphometrics on teeth and bones to study changes and diversity in domestic mammals and bird morphology.

  • Graduation

    Congratulations to our January Graduates!

    A number of our students graduated at the Higher Degrees Ceremony on the 12th January 2018. As a department we are phenomenally proud of all of our students and of all the hard work they have put in to reach graduation day.

  • Conference

    Postgraduate Research Conference: 24th and 25th January 2018

    We warmly invite all PhD students, MA students, and students in their final year of undergraduate study to the annual Archaeology Postgraduate Research Conference, to be held on 24th-25th January in the John Pemberton Lecture Theatre A (Regent Court).

  • Sheffield Castle

    Sheffield Archaeology in the news!

    A team from the Department of Archaeology at the University of Sheffield has found new evidence for the history of the Sheffield Castle. The study was led by Professor John Moreland, Professor Dawn Hadley and Dr. Gareth Dean in collaboration with archaeological specialists in the city.

  • New summer course added to the successful Zooarchaeology short courses

    The Zooarchaeology team of the University of Sheffield is delighted to announce that we will be running a new four-day short course in July 2018, entitled ‘History of the British Fauna: wild and domestic vertebrates’. The course will run from the 16th to the 19th of July 2018 and aims to provide the participants with a basic knowledge of the development of the British fauna from the Pleistocene to Modern days.

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    We’re at the AIAs!

    Members of staff of Department of Archaeology present at the Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting

  • A Thumbnail of the overall winning image

    Archaeology Student Photo Competition Autumn 2017

    Sheffield Archaeology students submitted photos in four categories for our recent photo competition. Here are the category winners, as well as the overall competition winner, selected by our judge, professional photographer Linda Bussey.

  • PGT Funding Opportunities with the Department of Archaeology

    Please visit our Fees and Funding web pages to find out about the scholarships, loans, and grants available to PGT students studying with the Department of Archaeology.

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