Excavations at two quarries in Wales, known to be the source of the Stonehenge bluestones, provide new evidence of megalith quarrying 5,000 years ago, according to a new study led by UCL Institute of Archaeology researchers.
Publication date: 21 February 2019
The Central Asian Archaeological Landscapes (CAAL) project has been launched at the UCL Institute of Archaeology, dedicated to the digitisation of archaeological heritage across this vast region – one that stretches from the Caspian Sea to western China.
Publication date: 18 February 2019
The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Research Fellow on the Central Asian Archaeological Landscapes (CAAL) project (Ref.:1791023). The deadline for applications is 10 March 2019.
Publication date: 7 February 2019
Yijie Zhuang has been invited to give the Elsley Zeitlyn Lecture on Chinese Archaeology and Culture 2019 at the British Academy on 6 February.
Publication date: 22 January 2019
Collaborative research by UCL and the University of Manchester has shown that the Folkton Drums could have been used in the construction of monuments such as Stonehenge.
Publication date: 17 January 2019
Publication date: 15 January 2019
The UCL Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Laboratory Technician in Biomolecular Archaeology (Ref.: 1777472). The deadline for applications is 2 February 2019.
Publication date: 7 January 2019
The UCL Institute of Archaeology is delighted to announce its organisation of the 41st annual Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) Conference in December 2019.
Publication date: 19 December 2018
The Heritage Futures exhibition, an outcome of the 4 year, AHRC-funded, Heritage Futures Research Programme directed by Rodney Harrison, Professor of Heritage Studies and AHRC Heritage Priority Area Leadership Fellow at the UCL Institute of Archaeology, was launched at the Manchester Museum on 13 December.
Publication date: 17 December 2018
Collaborative research, involving UCL Institute of Archaeology researchers, has discovered the first empirical evidence of cloves and black pepper to be found in Sri Lanka, suggesting that exotic spice trade in the region dates back to as early as 600 AD.
Publication date: 13 December 2018
A new study led by UCL Institute of Archaeology researchers has found that cattle pulled loads 2,000 years earlier than previously thought.
Publication date: 12 December 2018
Congratulations to the UCL Institute of Archaeology students who have been awarded Faculty and departmental prizes for the 2017-18 academic session.
Publication date: 10 December 2018
The latest issue of Archaeology International, showcasing the diverse research, teaching and public engagement activities at the UCL Institute of Archaeology is now available.
Publication date: 7 December 2018
Job Vacancy: Executive Assistant to the AHRC Heritage Priority Area Leadership Fellow (Maternity Cover)
The UCL Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for an Executive Assistant (Ref.: 1771319). The deadline for applications is 12 December 2018.
Publication date: 5 December 2018
UCL Institute of Archaeology students Harry Platts and Victoria Ziegler have been awarded Society for Medieval Archaeology prizes for the best dissertations of 2017.
Publication date: 4 December 2018
A new exhibition, resulting from the international AHRC-funded Pre-Colombian Tropical Urban Life (TruLife) research network, involving Elizabeth Graham, opens today at the University of East Anglia.
Publication date: 30 November 2018
Mike Parker Pearson was interviewed on the Jeremy Vine show (BBC Radio 2) recently about the continuing allure of Stonehenge.
Publication date: 29 November 2018
Stephen Shennan has been invited to give this year's David Clarke Memorial Lecture at the University of Cambridge.
Publication date: 26 November 2018
Publication date: 23 November 2018
The UCL Institute of Archaeology will host a new seminar series in early 2019, focusing on a range of topics linked by a common theme Diversification in Human Evolution Studies.
Publication date: 21 November 2018
UCL recently launched an ambitious programme that aims to create over 15 new scholarships for black and minority ethnic (BME) postgraduate research students.
Publication date: 20 November 2018