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
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
British Museum and Leicester-led research uncovers new evidence in Caribbean
Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 14 - 20 July
Renowned theatre cast including actor Ralph Fiennes pay tribute to Leicester in their reimagining of Shakespeare's Richard III
University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) co-director Dr Richard Buckley said he welcomed the alternative retelling
ULAS team discovers elaborate belt buckle on skeleton suggesting Late Roman military or civilian elite
Free public event on Saturday 16 – Sunday 31 July supported by our University
Monarch whose remains were found in Leicester is top of the history polls for second year running
Free public event to explore new findings at popular attraction on Sunday 3 July
ULAS unearths Roman walls, pottery and human remains at popular city attraction
Free two-day event to take place on 1 and 2 July
Archaeologists continue to unlock medieval and prehistoric secrets of popular tourist attraction from 6 June