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    Undergraduate Fieldwork Bursaries 2016

    David Inglis and the Roman Road Project

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    Postgraduate funding opportunities with Sheffield Archaeology

    A range of funding schemes for Masters and PhD students are now open for 2017-18.

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    The Andrew Sherratt Fund 2017

    This year’s Andrew Sherratt Fund is now open for applications. Students working at Masters or PhD level in the field of Old World Prehistory, from any academic institution in the World, are invited to apply.

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    Centre for the Archaeology of Childhood is launched at Sheffield University

    Thanks to funding from the Pamela Staunton Bequest, Sheffield University Archaeology Department has launched a new Research Centre.

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    A Viking Camp and the 'nameless dead'

    Last week saw the publication of papers on two major collaborative research projects in which staff and students in the department have been involved in recent years.

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    Sheffield Archaeology launches its Strategic Board

    The Department of Archaeology Strategic Board met for its first official meeting earlier this week. Our Strategic Board is designed to provide an annual forum for strategic discussion between the Department and key external organisations in professional archaeology and allied fields.

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    950 years on from the Norman conquest

    Dr Elizabeth Craig-Atkins and MSc student Allie Taylor from the University of Sheffield are members of a multi-scalar research team investigating the city of Oxford as a cultural cross-roads between north and south in the early medieval period.

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    Sheffield Archaeology welcomes our new PhD students

    The Deparment of Archaeology are delighted to welcome our new crop of PhD students.

    Alongside our current PhD students, the subject areas covered by our new students emphasises the broad range of research interests represented within the department.

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    Roman Imperial Estate at Vagnari, University of Sheffield Excavations 2016

    Since 2012, the University of Sheffield has been conducting excavations in the settlement (vicus) on the Roman imperial estate, the economic and administrative core of the estate. A wide range of cereal crops were grown and processed on the estate, and specialist industries practiced by the resident manpower included iron-working, lead processing, and the tile-making, with a peak in production in the 2nd century A.D.

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    Sinop Kale Excavations 2016

    In the summer of 2016, Jane Rempel and Sue Sherratt continued their collaboration in the Sinop Kale Excavations, an exciting new archaeological project in the heart of the ancient city of Sinope on the north coast of Turkey.

  • Sheffield Archaeology Research! 2015-16 recap

    This summer we’re taking the opportunity to look back at the past year and reflect on what we’ve achieved. This week, a look at Sheffield Archaeology research from the past year.

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    The Alberese Archaeological Project 2016 Field School

    For four weeks, an archaeological team directed by Dr Alessandro Sebastiani (Honorary Research Fellow) has carried out the third archaeological season at the Roman site of Umbro Flumen (South Tuscany, Italy).

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    Archaeology Student Photo Competition 2016: What Archaeology Means to Me

    We’ve shown you the winners of our student photo competition but there were so many excellent entries that, over the summer, we’d like to show you the top entries in each of the five categories.

  • Sheffield Archaeology Undergraduate Student Successes! 2015-16 recap

    This summer we’re taking the opportunity to look back at the past year and reflect on what we’ve achieved. This week, a look at some of the fantastic things our undergraduate students get up to.

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    Radiocarbon dates reveal long history of use at Rothwell Charnel Chapel

    Five new radiocarbon dates from the human bones housed in Rothwell Charnel Chapel have begun to reveal a long and complex history of use for the site, which spans the 13th-19th centuries. This new evidence was first presented to local people at the Rothwell Charnel Chapel Project’s annual Open Day on Saturday 6th August and has been reported by BBC news and radio.