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  • 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.

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    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’.

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    Archaeology students shortlisted for awards for their Sheffield Undergraduate Research Experience pr

    The work of two Archaeology undergraduates was recognised at the SURE Showcase event. The recent Sheffield Undergraduate Research Experience Showcase highlighted the contribution of 120 undergraduate students from across the University to staff research projects during summer 2016. We are very proud that two Sheffield Archaeology students were shortlisted for prizes for their SURE projects.

  • Bones

    Undergraduate fieldwork bursaries 2016 - Del Pickup at the Poulton Research 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 with Employment Experience student Del Pickup writes about his experiences on the Poulton Research Project.

  • Sinop Kale Excavations 2016

    Undergraduate fieldwork bursaries 2016 –Beth Watson and Nick Groat at Sinop Kale Excavations

    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 Classical and Historical Archaeology student Beth Watson and BSc Archaeology with Employment Experience graduate Nick Groat write about their experiences excavating with Sheffield Archaeology staff in Sinop, Turkey.

  • Graduation

    Congratulations to our January Graduates!

    A number of our students graduated at the Higher Degrees Ceremony on the 12th January 2017.

  • Presentation

    Postgraduate Research Conference: 25th and 26th January 2017

    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 25th-26th January in the Departmental lecture theatre.

  • Justin Ayres excavating at Carn Goedog

    Undergraduate fieldwork bursaries 2016 - Justin Ayres and The Stones of Stonehenge 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 Justin Ayres writes about his experiences on the Stones of Stonehenge project.