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York Lecturer Uncovers Earliest Domestic Structures Excavated on Zanzibar

Posted on Tuesday 25 July 2017

Stephanie Wynne-Jones and her team find houses dating to the 7th - 8th century CE


York researchers review potential for alternative sources of ancient DNA

Posted on Monday 24 July 2017

Eleanor Green and Camilla Speller call for a wider range of biological substrates


Major Review of Mediterranean Sea Level Change and Coastal Occupation Published

Posted on Friday 21 July 2017

York archaeologists contribute to study of sea level changes


Chloe Watson shortlisted in World Illustrator Awards

Posted on Tuesday 18 July 2017

The Star Carr project illustrator has been nominated for the prestigious award


Head of Department calls for greater recognition and protection of small, independent music venues

Posted on Friday 14 July 2017

Professor John Schofield says we risk leaving the UK worse off culturally, socially and economically


York research project awarded NERC Isotope Facility Grant

Posted on Friday 14 July 2017

The grant will enable archaeological dating of a Paleolithic archaeological site in Saudi Arabia


New publication links hunter-gatherer pottery to the use of marine resources

Posted on Tuesday 11 July 2017

Collaborative BioArCh research reveals distinctive use of early Korean pottery


Story of Things

Posted on Thursday 22 June 2017

A series of podcasts discussing our relationships with objects


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CPD Short Course—Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings

Energy efficiency is a key priority but poses particular issues for Historic Buildings. This one-day course will help to understand the relevance and apply the principles of the sustainable retrofit of traditional and historic buildings.

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CPD Short Course—Digital Engagement in Conservation and Heritage

Digital media is increasingly used in conservation and heritage for widening engagement and participation. This one-day course will help understand current research and best practise in digital and social media for archaeological, conservation and heritage projects.

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CPD Short Course—Digital Recording in Conservation and Heritage

Digital recording is increasingly used in conservation and heritage for widening engagement and participation. This one-day course will help understand current approaches, research and best practice in digital recording for archaeological, conservation and heritage projects.

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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.