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Technology provides clues to Terracotta Army creation

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A computer-vision rendering of a soldier from the terracotta army

Institute researchers and colleagues have been using the latest imaging technology and other advanced methods to deduce the design process behind the Terracotta warriors.

The latest issue of ANTHROPOLITAN is available online

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Current Issue

The academic year 2014/15 has started well for staff and students alike. The department now hosts 27 postdoctoral research staff, the majority of whom are seated in a lovely room on the 5th floor of Wolfson House, joined by advanced doctoral students who have given up their desks in the department for our first year MPhil/PhD students. We were very sad to have to say goodbye to our esteemed lecturer Dr Matthew Skinner, who joins his partner at the University of Kent. Meanwhile we have welcomed two new teaching staff, Dr Kimberly Chong and Dr Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic, who both join us for a period of three years.

Summary of Inter-American Human Rights Workshop now available

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A summary of the workshop on the impact of the Inter-American Human Rights system, which took place in Mexico City in October 2014, is now available on UCL-IA's Inter-American Human Rights Network.

UCL Anthropology Postdoctorate Wins Australian Anthropology Article Prize

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AAS prize

UCL Postdoctorate Dr Rebekah Plueckhahn has won the 2014 Article Prize given by the Australian Anthropology Society (AAS).

Job Vacancy: Teaching Fellow in Zooarchaeology

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Zooarchaeological material

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Teaching Fellow in Zooarchaeology (Ref.:1445635). The deadline for applications is 2 December 2014.

UCL Overseas Research Scholarships 2015/16

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UCL Overseas Research Scholarships (ORS) - Applications for 2015/16 are now open. To apply please submit an online PhD admissions application including a research proposal. Additionally, you will need to submit a GRS/ORS application form to the Institute Manager, Abi Espie at a.espie@ucl.ac.uk by 16th January 2015. Full details of the ORS scheme can be found here.

UCL Graduate Research Scholarships 2015/16

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UCL Graduate Research Scholarships (GRS) - Applications for 2015/16 are now open. To apply please submit an online PhD admissions application including a research proposal. Additionally, you will need to submit a GRS/ORS application form to the Institute Manager, Abi Espie at a.espie@ucl.ac.uk by 16th January 2015. Full details of the GRS scheme can be found here.

Wolfson Scholarships for Post-Graduate Studies in Humanities 2015/16

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Wolfson Scholarships – Postgraduate Scholarships in Humanities. Applications for 2015/16 are now open. This scheme is open to UK and EU applicants who meet the eligibility criteria. To apply please submit an online PhD admissions application including a research proposal, and also notify the Institute Manager, Abi Espie at a.espie@ucl.ac.uk that you wish to be considered, along with a letter from your potential supervisor confirming that they are willing to supervise the specific project outlined by 16th January 2015. Full details of the scheme can be found here.

AHRC Doctoral Research Studentships in Russian, Slavonic and East European Languages and Culture

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call for papers
  • Application deadline: 2nd March 2015

Prizes awarded to Institute students 2013-14

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UCL Institute of Archaeology (Photo: Lisa Daniel)

Congratulations to the Institute students who have been awarded Faculty and departmental prizes for the 2013-14 academic session.

UCL-IA Research Fellow Richard Follett 'White Fright' US Tour Success

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Richard Follett is Professor of American History at the University of Sussex and, for 2014-15, the British Association for American Studies-UCL Institute of the Americas Research Fellow.

Isis Prize 2015

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Isis figurine (UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology: UC 60100)

The Isis Prize is again available in 2015 to fund research projects on Ancient Egypt. The deadline for applications is 27 February 2015.

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