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Jess Bates Receives White Rose/AHRC PhD Funding

Posted on Tuesday 17 April 2018

Research on Flint Microwear Patterns at Star Carr Selected for Prestigious Award

Star Carr monographs published

Posted on Monday 16 April 2018

Two volumes on the excavations are available

York PhD Student Claire Price Publishes in Historic England's RESEARCH Magazine

Posted on Friday 13 April 2018

"Enhancing Nottingham's Local List" discusses ways to protect Nottingham's heritage

York MP Rachael Maskell Visits Department of Archaeology

Posted on Tuesday 10 April 2018

Postdoc Robyn Inglis Participates in Royal Society Pairing Scheme with Maskell

The evolutionary advantage of having eyebrows

Posted on Tuesday 10 April 2018

York researchers discusses the role of eyebrows in human connection

Restoration of Elizabeth Castle hospital to begin

Posted on Monday 9 April 2018

York staff and students will work on the building as part of a new project

Team at Star Carr site discover misleading residues on lithics

Posted on Friday 6 April 2018

Using Raman microspectroscopy, a team of archaeologists and physicists at the University of York have identified some misleading traces on ancient stone tools found at Star Carr site.

Archaeology academic awarded prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship

Posted on Wednesday 4 April 2018

Dr Harry Robson has been awarded prestigious funding from the British Academy, the voice of the humanities and social sciences.

Upcoming events


Exhibition Opening: Palaeolithic Landscapes of Wadi Dabsa, Saudi Arabia

Join us for the exhibition opening of Dr Robyn Inglis' fieldwork photographs from the SURFACE Project.


New Horizons in the Conservation of Wooden Built Heritage-IIWC 21st Symposium 2018, York, UK

The 21st International Symposium of the ICOMOS International Wood Committee supported by ICOMOS-UK and York Archaeological Trust, and in association with the University of York, Historic England and York Minster. 12 – 15 September 2018, York, UK