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Institute welcomes new postdoctoral researcher

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Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) logo

Welcome to David Kertai, a new postdoctoral Research Associate, who recently joined the Institute.

Institute launches new Masters degrees for 2013-14

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Small minaret near Gaukushan Medressa, Uzbekistan

The Institute will introduce three new masters degrees in 2013-14, the first of which is concerned with the archaeology and heritage of Asia.

Knowledge Exchange success for Institute alumna

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ASE staff giving a guided tour of their Lewes excavations

Congratulations to Hilary Orange who has been awarded funding to undertake a Knowledge Exchange project at UCL.

A dusting of Olympic gold

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Te Maru O Hinemihi (In the Embrace of Hinemihi) have launched a new website (Hinemihi.co.uk)

Dean Sully encountered Olympic gold dust when Hinemihi welcomed the New Zealand Olympic team with a formal powhiri (ceremonial welcoming) at Clandon Park in Surrey.

Cooked at the Kerak

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Eve Hoon (2011) removing the platters from the mender's workshop

A contingent of twenty Institute of Archaeology students took part in the excavations at Tel Bet Yerah (Khirbet el-Kerak), Israel, this summer.

Congratulations to the Institute's new undergraduate students

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Institute of Archaeology students

The Institute of Archaeology is pleased to welcome a strong intake of new undergraduate students, starting this September.

Institute contributes to school's careers day

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Ian Carroll co-ordinating the object handling session at Farnborough Sixth Form College's 'Moving On Day'

Institute staff contributed to Farnborough Sixth Form College's 'Moving On Day' last month discussing the study of archaeology and potential career paths.

Remembering to forget

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Rodney Harrison

Rodney Harrison has been invited to discuss his research at a special late evening event at the National Trust's Ham House and Garden on 19 August.

The World in London

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Participants in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games

As the Olympic games draw to a close Institute student Rafael Lopez Bravo (MSc Conservation for Archaeology and Museums) describes his contribution to the opening ceremony for London 2012.

James Mellaart

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The Directors of Çatalhöyük, James Mellaart (1961-65) and Ian Hodder (since 1993), both of whom started their archaeological careers at the Institute of Archaeology (photo: Jason Quinlan)

Institute staff, students, friends and colleagues will be saddened to hear of the death of James Mellaart on 29 July.

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