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Richard Reece wins Derek Allen Prize for Numismatics

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Late Iron Age and Roman coins found at Dovedale, Derbyshire (© Richard Davenport Photography / National Trust)

UCL Emeritus Richard Marsden Reece has been awarded the 2014 Derek Allen Prize for Numismatics

Terracotta Army film wins British Archaeological Award

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View of Pit 1 of the Terracotta Warriors (Photo: Xia Juxian)

The film New Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors has won Best Public Presentation of Archaeology at the British Archaeological Awards 2014. 

Senior promotions for Institute staff

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Institute of Archaeology building, 2010

The Institute is very pleased to announce the success of six staff members in UCL's Senior Staff Promotions 2013-14. The promotions, richly deserved, acknowledge staff research and teaching excellence in their respective fields.

Institute student wins inaugural publication prize

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UCL Institute of Archaeology (Image courtesy of Lisa Daniel)

Institute undergraduate student Lucy Smith has won second prize in the inaugural UCL Publisher's Prize for student writing.

New staff joining in 2014-15

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In addition to our two new lecturers, Konrad Mierendorff and Suphanit Piyapromdee (who will both start at the end of the summer) the Department is pleased to announce that Professor Victor Rios-Rull, the Carlson Chair of Economics at the University of Minnesota, will also join us as a visiting professor during September 2014 – March 2015.

With these appointments and promotions, the Department has cemented its position as a world-leading Economics institution.

Six members of the Department promoted

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No less than six faculty members were considered for senior promotions and the Department is proud to announce that they were all successful. As a result, the following colleagues have been promoted with effect from October 1st 2014:

Archive Fever - 20 Years On

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Elisabeth Roudinesco and Jacques Derrida, London, 1994 (Image © Elisabeth Roudinesco)

20 years after Jacques Derrida presented Archive Fever, Beverley Butler was invited to discuss the influence of this seminal text at a special event at the Freud Museum, London.

Economics Departmental Prizes 2014

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Museum Studies students shed new light on UCL Collections

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A selection of plaster heads from the Noel Collection at UCL (Image courtesy of UCL Museums and Collections)

Research by MA in Museum Studies students at the Institute has shed new light on a mysterious collection of 30 plaster cast heads.

YAC Fundraising Walk: London - St Albans

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YAC Fundraising walk 2012 (Image courtesy of Charlotte Frearson)

Sarah Dhanjal, Joe Flatman and Carla Piper are walking 23 miles between the Roman amphitheatres in London and St Albans in Roman costume to raise money for YAC on 19 July.

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