Archaeology News

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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).

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    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

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    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.

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

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    Congratulations to Dr. Lenny Salvagno

    Congratulations to Dr. Lenny Salvagno who has been awarded a Gerda Henkel Stiftung postdoctoral research scholarship.

  • PhD funding opportunities with Sheffield Archaeology!

    Department of Archaeology is pleased to announce that various University funding schemes and WRoCAH competition for PhD studentships is now open!

  • York Culture Awards 2017

    York Culture Awards 2017 - Congratulations!

    Congratulations to Dawn Hadley, Head of Department of Archaeology, who was part of a team that last week won the York City Culture Award for Excellence in Media Arts, for the Virtual Reality presentation of the Viking winter at Torksey.

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    Lost and Found as part of Being Human festival

    Archaeology students and staff, alongside the Archaeology In The City departmental outreach programme, recently took part in the nation-wide Being Human festival at Weston Park Museum.