Archaeology News

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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.

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    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.

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    Congratulations to our January Graduates!

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

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    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.

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    Archaeology Student Photo Competition Autumn 2016

    Sheffield Archaeology students submitted photos in three categories for our recent photo competition. Here are the category winners, as well as the overall competition winner, selected by our jury, including professional photographers.

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    Undergraduate fieldwork bursaries 2016 - Benjamin Radford at Vagnari, Italy

    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 Benjamin Radford, writes about his experience excavating with the Sheffield Archaeology project at Vagnari, southern Italy.

  • Little Carlton Finds

    Little Carlton nominated for Current Archaeology Research Project of the Year 2017

    The ninth annual Current Archaeology awards celebrate the projects and publications that made the pages of CA this year, and the people judged to have made outstanding contributions to archaeology.
    Hugh Willmott and Pete Townend from the Department of Archaeology at the University of Sheffield, in collaboration with the Portable Antiquity Scheme, have been nominated for Research Project of the Year for their discovery of one of the most important high-status settlements found in Lincolnshire , bringing an early medieval marsh-island community to light once more.

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    Sheffield Castle: community heritage at the heart of the city

    The Castlegate project sees the University of Sheffield’s Engaged University Project working with Sheffield City Council and local community groups to generate a mix of imagined spaces, practical solutions and real projects to inspire the transformation of Castlegate area of the city.

  • David Inglis directing the excavations at Sheephill Farm, Sheffield for the Roman Road Project

    Undergraduate fieldwork bursaries 2016 - David Inglis and the Roman Road 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, David Inglis, who graduated with a BA Prehistoric Archaeology in July and is now studying on our MA Landscape Archaeology programme, writes about his experiences directing an excavation for the Roman Road Project.

  • Black Death Mass Grave at Thornton Abbey

    A medieval Black Death mass grave has been discovered at Thornton Abbey.

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    Undergraduate Fieldwork Bursaries 2016

    David Inglis and the Roman Road Project