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UCL Institute of Archaeology

  • Environmental Archaeology, Archaeological Material Science and Computational Modelling
  • Social, Historical and Cultural Archaeological Studies
  • Museum Studies, Conservation, Cultural Heritage Studies, Public Archaeology

 

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is the largest and one of the most highly regarded centres for archaeology, cultural heritage and museum studies in Britain, as evidenced by its top position in university league tables and National Student Survey results. It is one of the very few places in the world actively pursuing research on a truly global scale. Its degree programmes offer an unrivalled variety of courses on a diverse range of topics, and wide-ranging fieldwork opportunities.  The Institute hosts events on many different aspects of archaeology and is linked to heritage organisations, museums and archaeological societies, providing an outstanding research environment for staff, students and visitors.

News from the Institute of Archaeology

Cotua Island, Orinoco, Venezuela

Leverhulme Trust-funded PhD Studentship available

A PhD Studentship funded by the Leverhulme Trust (Ref: 1440776) is available at the Institute from September 2015. The deadline for applications is 1 December 2014. More...

Published: Oct 29, 2014 12:03:04 PM

Archaeology International Issue 17

Launch of the latest issue of Archaeology International

The latest issue of Archaeology International, showcasing the Institute's diverse research, teaching and public engagement activities, is now available. More...

Published: Oct 27, 2014 12:27:20 PM

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Job Vacancy: Research Associate (EUROFARM Project)

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Research Associate on the ERC-funded EUROFARM Project (Ref.:1441804). The deadline for applications is 10 November 2014. More...

Published: Oct 24, 2014 11:55:53 AM

Bill Sillar participating in a recent 'Primary Futures' event

Institute staff participate in Primary Futures initiative

Bill Sillar recently participated in a Primary Futures event to highlight his work and career path to primary school children. More...

Published: Oct 23, 2014 3:14:48 PM

UCL Institute of Archaeology (Image courtesy of Lisa Daniel)

Institute welcomes new research and teaching staff

A number of new academic, research and teaching staff were welcomed to the Institute at the beginning of the 2014-15 session. More...

Published: Oct 21, 2014 11:53:45 AM

Events at the Institute of Archaeology

Voices of War: UCL in WWI

Voices of War: UCL in WWI

The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Voices of War: UCL in WWI, opens to the public from 6 May 2014. More...

Introducing the Ancient Maya to the Classroom

Introducing the Ancient Maya to the Classroom

In preparation for the new primary history curriculum, a day workshop on the Ancient Maya is being held for teachers at the Institute on 1 November. More...

The Sex Pistols (Birmingham Popular Music Archive)

“A pile of my history, found in my parents' attic”: The everyday histories and archives of popular music heritage

Paul Long will give a talk hosted by the Public History Discussion Group at the Institute on 1 November. More...

Gold of the afterlife: Analytical approaches to Egyptian Jewellery

Gold of the afterlife: Analytical approaches to Egyptian Jewellery

A one day workshop debating the art of the goldsmith in Ancient Egypt will be held at the Institute on 3 November. More...

Tracing Gestures: The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Communication

Tracing Gestures: The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Communication

A conference entitled 'Tracing Gestures: The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Communication' will be held at the Institute of Archaeology on 4 & 5 November 2014. More...

Accordia

Accordia Lecture: Art and death in Neolithic Sardinia: the decorated domus de janas rock-cut tombs

Guillaume Robin (University of Edinburgh) will give the second Accordia Lecture of the 2014-15 series at the Institute on 4 November. More...


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