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REF2014 success for the Institute of Archaeology

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REF2014 success for the Institute of Archaeology

The outstanding research environment at the UCL Institute of Archaeology has been recognised in the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Archaeology students volunteer in local school

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Institute of Archaeology student volunteering in a local school

Institute of Archaeology students volunteered in a local primary school recently to highlight archaeology as a discipline to school children.

Elizabeth Pye to receive AIA Conservation and Heritage Management Award

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Elizabeth Pye

Elizabeth (Liz) Pye has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Archaeological Institute of America’s (AIA) Conservation and Heritage Management Award for outstanding contribution to the field of objects conservation.

Institute student wins Research Images as Art prize

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'Unisphere', Jonathan Gardner's image for which he won a prize in the UCL Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research competition

Congratulations to Jonathan Gardner who won a runner up prize in the UCL Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research 2014/15 competition.

Rethinking Colonial Pasts through Archaeology

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Rethinking Colonial Pasts through Archaeology bookcover

A new volume, co-edited by Rodney Harrison, explores the archaeologies of daily living left by the indigenous and other displaced peoples impacted by European colonial expansion over the last 600 years.

Institute alumni investigating Secrets of the Castle

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Institute alumnus Peter Ginn

Institute alumni Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold have been turning the clock back to learn the skills of medieval castle builders.

Institute alumna appointed UK Ambassador to Portugal

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Kirsty Hayes presenting her credentials to President Cavaco Silva in a ceremony held in September 2014

Institute alumna Kirsty Hayes (née Paton) was posted as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Portugual earlier this year.

Craft and science: International perspectives on archaeological ceramics

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Craft and science: International perspectives on archaeological ceramics bookcover

A new volume, edited by Marcos Martinón-Torres and the first in the UCL Qatar series in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage has been published by Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals.

CITiZAN project awarded HLF funding

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Recording on the Thames foreshore (Photo © Nathalie Cohen, Thames Discovery Programme)

CITiZAN, the Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network, has been awarded a grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund to monitor and survey archaeological sites at risk from erosion along our coastline and tidal estuaries.

View from the Trenches: Montenegro (2014)

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Montenegro 2014 field team

Marc Vander Linden, David Orton, Gary Marriner, Charlotte Frearson and Anne de Vareilles participated in the 2014 field season in Montenegro, led by the EUROFARM project.

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