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Melodies of God: The significance of the soundscape in conserving the Great Zimbabwe landscape

Posted on Wednesday 24 May 2017

Ashton Sinamai's new paper examines holistic approaches for the conservation of sacred landscapes


The Greedy Queen—Eating with Victoria

Posted on Wednesday 24 May 2017

York Masters alumni Annie Gray's new book looks at Queen Victoria’s life through her food


Jon Finch Makes Successful Research Trip to Denmark

Posted on Monday 22 May 2017

Served as Visiting Professor at the Danish Centre for Manorial Studies, funded by the Danish Ministry of Culture


Caitlin Kitchener Wins Postgraduate Dissertation Prize

Posted on Friday 19 May 2017

"The Radical Landscapes of Peterloo" wins Prize from Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology


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Archaeology, Heritage, and Social Value: Public Perspectives on European Archaeology

Posted on Wednesday 17 May 2017

ADS staff publish a paper presenting the key results of a major NEARCH survey


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Marie Curie fellow among top 30 promising researchers

Posted on Wednesday 10 May 2017

Eve Rannamäe selected as one of the 30 faces of the Marie Curie actions to represent the over 100,000 fellows over the last two decades


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Strangers in a strange land?

Posted on Monday 8 May 2017

A new paper explores the challenges in creating analogies with Neanderthals


Colleen Morgan Publishes on Virtual Reality and Crime Scene Investigation

Posted on Tuesday 18 April 2017

Innovative new guide covers simulation, immersive gameplay and virtual reality in Forensic Science Education


Upcoming events

Wed
31
May

Supporting Students and Colleagues after Triggering Article 50

Part of the Equality and Diversity Discussion Series 2017: a series of short talks followed by discussions covering today’s serious issues in archaeological practice.

Fri
2
Jun

Stewart Ainsworth and Tim Sutherland Hunt for York's Lost Roman Amphitheatre

Archaeologists present evidence for the structure to lie under the King's Manor.

Thu
22
Jun

University Archaeology Day 2017

Meet York lecturers and staff at the biggest Archaeology open day in the UK

Fri
8
Sep

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.

Thu
14
Sep

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.

Fri
15
Sep

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.

Fri
22
Sep

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.