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Could studying human origins help teenagers understand their complex emotions?

Posted on Thursday 11 July 2019

They were once considered our inferior, brutish relatives, but now researchers are using the story behind early humans to help teenagers understand their emotions.

National Student Survey 2019

Posted on Friday 5 July 2019

We’re delighted to have some of the happiest archaeology students in the UK.

Digital Archaeology and Heritage Lab Launched

Posted on Tuesday 2 July 2019

Lab supports departmental specialisation in digital techniques

Caitlin Kitchener Wins HRC Doctoral Fellowship First Prize

Posted on Monday 1 July 2019

York PhD student presented her research on material and gendered experiences of the female reformers in 1819

Archaeology's Professor Geoff Bailey speaks at Washington DC meeting.

Posted on Friday 21 June 2019

Americans working on submerged landscapes and underwater archaeology convened a two day meeting of presentations and discussions at the Smithsonian Museum.

New Book from Field Archaeology Master's Student

Posted on Wednesday 19 June 2019

Rowan Patel publishes "The Lane End Plateway: An Early Railway in the Staffordshire Potteries"

Paper published in Heritage Science

Posted on Wednesday 19 June 2019

A new paper written by academics in Archaeology has been published in the journal Heritage Science.

Ancient DNA from Roman and medieval grape seeds reveal ancestry of wine making

Posted on Tuesday 11 June 2019

A grape variety, still used in wine production in France today, can be traced back 900 years to just one ancestral plant, scientists have discovered.