Department of Archaeology

Postgraduate study

Events

Wed
8
May

Summer Term Anniversary Lecture: Professor Martin Carver

6.00PM, Philip Rahtz Lecture Theatre (Lecture) and Kings Manor Refectory (wine reception)

Wed
15
May

Summer Term Anniversary Lecture: Dr Stephanie Wynne-Jones

6.00PM, Philip Rahtz Lecture Theatre (Lecture) and Kings Manor Refectory (wine reception)

Mon
20
May

Pint of Science: Ancient Tech

7.30PM, Pivni

Andy Needham, Jessica Bates, Anita Radini, Steve Ashby

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Research

News

Exploring Stone Age Archaeology: The Mysteries of Star Carr

Thursday 18 April 2019

An online course on Star Carr goes live July 1st


Need for social skills helped shape modern human face

Wednesday 17 April 2019

The modern human face is distinctively different to that of our near relatives and now researchers believe its evolution may have been partly driven by our need for good social skills.


Expert Reaction: Notre Dame Cathedral fire

Tuesday 16 April 2019

Experts in archaeology, music, history, history of art, and medieval studies at the University of York give their reactions to the Notre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris.


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Researcher in focus

Dr Lea Drieu

My research interests are focused primarily on pottery function by applying Organic Residue Analysis (ORA), of ceramic vessels from the Mediterranean. I am particularly interested in specificities related to vessel use in this area: commodities (plant oils, wine, fruits, etc.) and the preservation of organic matter, which is related to the Mediterranean climate and the geological environment.