News and events
- The latest edition of the School Bulletin (issue 38) is available.
- The AHRC Research Network ‘Big Data on the Roman Table’ is holding its second workshop, 6th-7th July 2016
- School of Archaeology and Ancient History awarded a 95% Overall Satisfaction rate by final year students in the 2015 National Student Survey.
- Members of our department showcase interdisciplinary research with 3D printed replica of King Richard III at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2015
- Dr Neil Christie and Debbie Miles-Williams win awards at the University of Leicester Student Awards 2015.
- Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education - for the work of ULAS and the School in public archaeology and public engagement.
- Work on Richard III wins European Excellence Award 2013; Times Higher Education Research Project of the Year; Current Archaeology research project of the year; gold in CASE Circle of Excellence Awards 2013.
- Corpses of Criminals Project Prof. Sarah Tarlow’s Wellcome Trust funded project
- Trans-Sahara project Prof. David Mattingly’s European Research Council funded project
- School’s Research Seminars
News and Events
University of Leicester Archaeological Services project could have unearthed earliest examples of African people living in Leicester
Graduate authors this year’s edition of Leicestershire Historian
Free public lecture to explore depictions of ancient Greek women in combat on Tuesday 15 November
Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 20 October - 2 November
Dr Turi King will talk about the resolution of 500-year-old mystery on Tuesday 1 November
Professor Sarah Tarlow from the School of Archaeology and Ancient History discusses the enduring popularity of the gibbet in Halloween paraphernalia
Second Philip Leverhulme Prize in two years for work in Ancient History and Archaeology
Arrival of king's remains has seen visitor numbers increase more than 400% according to survey
Undergraduate dissertation into Roman views of the ‘wild’ praised
An archaeological project led by the universities of Leicester and Newcastle is delving into ancient history on the Isle of Man
Researchers across the University creating engaging content in response to topical news
Professor Roger Bland, Visiting Professor at the School of Archaeology and Ancient History, receives medal for humanities and social sciences work
Dr Turi King awarded British Science Association Fellowship for inspiring people through science
Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 1 - 7 September
University of Leicester Archaeological Services involved in excavation
UK Forces personnel, who have been injured mentally or physically on operations or in other circumstances, join university students and staff at ancient Roman harbour
As China opens the world's longest glass-bottomed bridge, researcher highlights how glass was a ‘symbol of power’ to ancient cultures
Dr Chloe Duckworth from the School of Archaeology and Ancient History outlines how power and prestige drove ancient technology
More than 80 students have had the opportunity to get hands-on with an excavation at Bradgate Park
Dr Huw Barton examines how recent research into primates has opened up an entirely new realm of archaeology
Project investigates how different generations have re-used ancient sacred places