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Institute welcomes new research and teaching staff

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UCL Institute of Archaeology (Image courtesy of Lisa Daniel)

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

Archaeology powered by communities

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The Institute of Archaeology and British Museum are asking for public help in conducting, designing and funding research about archaeology, history and heritage for which a new crowd-funding platform has been launched.

UCL award received for collaborative human wellbeing research

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UCL Grand Challenge of Human Wellbeing

Beverley Butler and Anne Lanceley have been awarded UCL Grand Challenges funding for a cross-disciplinary research project to enhance wellbeing in cancer patients.

Rodney Harrison features in THE

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Rodney Harrison

Rodney Harrison's AHRC grant success for the collaborative project on Assembling Alternative Futures for Heritage featured recently in Times Higher Education.

Making good careers in archaeology

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ASE community heritage project at the National Horseracing Museum, Newmarket

Dominic Perring's presentation as part of a conference on Archaeology, pay and training has recently been published online by the Institute for Archaeologists.

Why Leather?

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Why Leather? The Material and Cultural Dimensions of Leather (bookcover)

A new publication, co-edited by Susanna Harris, which explores the material and cultural dimensions of leather has recently been published by Sidestone Press.

Filming Antiquity

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'Baby Pathe' film stock in the Institute of Archaeology collections (Photo courtesy of Ian Carroll)

Filming Antiquity, the CHIRP-funded collaborative project involving Institute staff and colleagues in the Departments of English (Film Studies) and Information Studies, begins this month.

BABAO award for Institute student

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Institute student Jay van der Reijden (r) being presented with the Jane Moore Prize by Tina Jakob (l).

Institute Masters student Jay van der Reijden was awarded the Jane Moore Prize at the recent BABAO conference in Durham.

Tim Williams presents ICOMOS thematic study of the Silk Roads

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Kathmandu, Nepal (Image courtesy of Roland Lin, UNESCO)

Tim Williams presented his thematic study of the Silk Roads at a workshop to discuss the World Heritage Nomination of the South Asian Silk Roads heritage routes, held in Nepal recently.

Elizabeth Baquedano receives Mexican Ohtli Award

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Elizabeth Baquedano receives Mexican Ohtli Award

Elizabeth Baquedano, Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute, was recently presented with the prestigious Ohtli Award by the Mexican Government.

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