Archaeology News

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  • Broomhill Library

    Sheffield Archaeology in the News!

    PhD students help direct community excavation of local Broomhill lost heritage garden

  • Redmires

    Redmires Fieldwork Opportunity!

    Taster sessions in archaeological landscape survey at Redmires World War I training area

    19 – 23 June 2017

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    Experience the Viking world! Virtual Reality of the Viking Great Army winter camp at Torksey

    The most realistic immersive experience ever created of the Viking world is revealed in a new exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum. Based on research conducted by the Universities of Sheffield and York, the Virtual Reality experience reveals what life was like in the camp of the Viking Army at Torksey, Lincolnshire, in the winter of AD872-873.

  • Parkwood Springs

    Sheffield Archaeology students help local author to uncover the ‘Lost Village of Parkwood Springs’

    Last week saw the launch of a book on the history of Parkwood Springs village by ex-resident Barbara Warsop. The Lost Village of Parkwood Springs (Arc Publishing and Print, 2017) provides a short history of the village of Parkwood Springs, just a mile from the centre of Sheffield, including a collection of stories from the people who lived there from the 1920s to the late 1960s.

  • Funding Success for Archaeology PGR Students!

    Congratulations to the seven archaeology students who have succeeded in securing funding for their PhD research.

  • Andy Brown

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

    Three PhD students in the Department of Archaeology have participated in this year's The Image Speaks, a collaborative exhibition. Charlotte Waller-Cotterhill, Lenore Thompson and Nicola Thorpe each worked with photographer Andy Brown to document an aspect of their PhD research project.

  • The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology

    Celebrating the publication of The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology

    Last week, Sheffield Archaeology celebrated the publication of The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology. Edited by Umberto Albarella and members of the zooarchaeology team, including current and former students, this volume provides a global overview of the field from its leading scholars.

  • Number 1 Russell Group University for student experience - Times Higher Education Survey 2017

    The University of Sheffield has been voted number one in the Russell Group and third best university nationally, with its Students' Union voted best in the UK for the ninth year in a row by the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017.

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

  • SAA Booth

    We’re at the SAAs!

    Sheffield Archaeology is at the Society of American Archaeology conference in Vancouver!

    Staff and students from the Archaeology Department at the University of Sheffield are currently attending North America’s premier Archaeology conference, the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Vancouver from 29 March - 2 April 2017.

  • Teaching

    WRoCAH Masterclass on Access databases offered by Sheffield Archaeology

    Last month, members of Sheffield Archaeology’s archaeobotany team held a masterclass for PhD students funded by the White Rose College of Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH). The masterclass was an Introduction of Databases in Access and it was run by Dr Catherine Longford, Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Archaeobotany, Dr Marta Tenconi, Marie Curie Intra-European Fellow, and Research Fellow Dr Michael Wallace.

  • Archaeology and Homeric Epic

    Archaeology and Homeric Epic

    Sheffield Archaeology staff and Sheffield Centre for Aegean Archaeology (SCAA) members Sue Sherratt and John Bennet have edited the recently published volume, Archaeology and Homeric Epic (Oxbow November 2016).

  • Glynis Jones

    Portrait of an inspirational woman: Professor Glynis Jones

    This year the University of Sheffield is celebrating International Women's Day with the #BeBoldForChange campaign, encouraging purposeful action to create a more inclusive, gender equal world.

  • Tracy Platts excavating at Forum Sempronii

    Undergraduate fieldwork bursaries 2016 - Tracy Platts at the Forum Sempronii, Fossombrone, Le Marche

    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 graduate and current MSc Osteoarchaeology student Tracy Platts writes about her experience excavating on the Forum Sempronii project in Italy.

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    Society of American Archaeology Annual Meeting: Vancouver, Canada 29 March - 2 April 2017

    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 Vancouver, Canada 29 March - 2 April 2017.

  • Sheffield Archaeology Staff News

    This current academic year has seen the expansion of our academic and teaching staff. ‘The department has seen some important new staffing developments in recent months’, said Head of Department, Professor Dawn Hadley, ‘and our new appointments are transforming our teaching and expanding our areas of research expertise. We are looking forward to delivering new modules and enhancing the support for existing modules, as well as seeing the development of exciting new research projects. In addition, some of our staff are undertaking secondments within the University or to external organisations, which is both offering them new opportunities and also bringing the department the benefits of their experiences’.