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York's Malin Holst Contributes to Touring Wellcome Collection Exhibition

Posted on Thursday 14 September 2017

Skeletons: London’s Buried Bones Shows at Leeds City Museum

Investigations at Elizabeth Castle, Jersey

Posted on Thursday 7 September 2017

York staff carry out archaeological recording of the 16th century castle

"Lost city" used 500 years of soil erosion to benefit crop farming

Posted on Tuesday 22 August 2017

York researchers show that soil erosion benefited farming practices for around 500 years at Engaruka, Tanzania

York archaeologists attend 18th Viking Congress

Posted on Wednesday 16 August 2017

Prof. Julian Richards and Steve Ashby travelled to Denmark to present recent work

York PhD student completes prestigious overseas research fellowship

Posted on Monday 14 August 2017

Aimée Keithan receives 2016-17 Washington Fellowship

Archaeology: still the best degree

Posted on Monday 14 August 2017

John Schofield re-explores the prospects of archaeology as an academic degree in Current Archaeology

Borgring: the discovery of a Danish Viking Age ring fortress

Posted on Wednesday 9 August 2017

Airborne laser scanning (LiDAR) of the Danish countryside has helped identify an enormous late Viking Age fortification of near perfect circular form

New method of analysing ancient shells

Posted on Thursday 3 August 2017

Former York PhD postgraduate develops a new technique for reducing inaccuracies in shell analysis

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CPD Short Course—Hot Mixed and Other Traditional Mortars for Conservation and Repair

Lime has been used in building for millennia but its use in conservation is undergoing a revolution. This one-day course will help understand current research and best practise and how this is developing new approaches to traditional mortars for conservation and repair.