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The University of York’s Archeology Data Service has been accredited by The National Archives, the first digital-only archive to receive the award.
Posted on 23 November 2023
The former BA Historical Archaeology and MA Medieval Archaeology student has published a book on the history and archaeology of the Isle of Axholme in northwestern Lincolnshire.
Posted on 21 November 2023
Digital Archaeology MSc student Benedict Dyson worked with archaeologists at the Environment agency to create a 3D model of Bransholme Castle for an interpretation board.
Posted on 9 November 2023
Researchers in the department of Archaeology conduct the first large-scale investigation into the eating habits of the Guarani.
For many people seaweed holds a reputation as a superfood, heralded for its health benefits and sustainability, but it appears our European ancestors were ahead of the game and were consuming the nutrient-rich plant for thousands of years.
Posted on 18 October 2023
Postgraduate researcher Jan Dekker has won a ‘Future Fellows’ prize at the 10th International Society for Biomolecular Archaeology conference held in Tartu, Estonia in September 2023.
Posted on 3 October 2023
The Department of Archaeology has placed 5th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024 for the subject of Archaeology and Forensic Science.
Posted on 22 September 2023
Analysis of hair combs made from deer antler has shed new light on the trade routes of Vikings - revealing connections between northern Scandinavia and the edges of continental Europe.
Posted on 19 September 2023