Archaeology taster session

This taster session gives you an insight into studying Archaeology at university.

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'The Neanderthals', and 'A slice of life: Reconstructing Roman bread production in South Yorkshire'

Year 12, A Level, BTEC

When: Monday 28 June 2021, 3:45pm - 5:15pm

Spaces available: 75

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Yvette Marks will deliver a taster lecture on: 'A slice of life: Reconstructing Roman bread production in South Yorkshire': This talk explores the experimental archaeology that Yvette and our students have been doing using Roman bread making practices and reconstructed Roman bread ovens based on examples discovered during excavations in South Yorkshire.

Then Kevin Kuykendall will talk about his research into early hominin species, including the evidence for Neanderthals at the site of Creswell Crags in nearby Derbyshire.


3:45pm Log-in and get comfortable


Welcome and introduction to the department - from Admissions Tutor (Dr Katie Hemer)
4:05pm Taster Lectures – to be delivered by Yvette Marks and Kevin Kuykendall
4:50pm Q&A – Taster Lecture
5:00pm Q&A about your subject at Sheffield - with Katie Hemer and current student ambassadors
5:15pm Closing remarks

We look forward to meeting you!

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