Egyptologists for Max

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Egyptologists for Max fundraising team

Several Institute of Archaeology alumni are part of a team completing a series of marathons for the Royal Marsden Hospital Cancer Charity where fellow alumnus Massimiliano Pinarello has been treated.

Job Vacancy: Research Centre Administrator

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Institute of Archaeology building, 2010

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Research Centre Administrator (Ref.:1597323). The deadline for applications is 3 November 2016.

Wild monkeys flake stone tools

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Wild monkeys flake stone tools (Image credit: Michael Haslam, Primate Archaeology Group)

Research published this week in Nature involving Institute alumnus Tomos Proffitt and Ignacio de la Torre suggests that human evolutionary theories may need to be re-visited.

Don Brothwell

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Don Brothwell (Image courtesy of the University of York)

Institute staff, students, friends and colleagues will be saddened to hear of the recent death of Don Brothwell.

Book Launch at the Sir David Wilson Lecture in Medieval Studies (19 October)

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Book Launch at the Sir David Wilson Lecture in Medieval Studies (19 October) - A Festschrift in honour of Vera Ivy Evison

This year’s Wilson Lecture will be delivered by Wendy Davies on the topic of early medieval Spain, but the event will also mark the life and work of a scholar who worked at the Institute in its early years.

Welcome to the Institute's new student intake

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PrimTech 2016 (Image courtesy of Charlotte Frearson)

The Institute of Archaeology is pleased to welcome the 2016/17 intake of new undergraduate and graduate students, who have now begun their studies at UCL.

Terracotta Army collaboration renewed

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The signing ceremony at the UCL’s Council Room

The UCL Institute of Archaeology and the Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum in Lintong, Xi’an, China, recently renewed their collaborative agreement at a signing ceremony at UCL.

Hidden Prehistoric landscape of the South Downs to be surveyed by UCL archaeology students

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The extended landscape within which the survey is set

The Institute of Archaeology Surveying Course 2016 is set to explore the hidden Prehistoric landscape of Charlton Forest, which made headline news this summer.

The Seeds of Civilisation

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Dorian Fuller speaking at the New Scientist Live event, London, Sept 2016

Dorian Fuller was invited to participate in the New Scientist Live event in London last week to discuss the seeds of civilisation.

International Conference on China’s First Emperor

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International Conference on China’s First Emperor (held at UCL, August 2016)

Forty leading international archaeologists, conservators, historians and sinologists recently met at UCL for an invitation-only symposium on Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum in Global Perspective.

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