School Bulletin

The School of Archaeology & Ancient History produces (usually in November) an annual Bulletin, which is a vehicle for disseminating news about the many and varied activities and research actviities of both the department and the attached archaeology unit (ULAS). There's much to read about staff, plus also about students - postgraduate and undergraduate too - in terms of their work, ideas, finds, and publications.  The Bulletin is available to anyone and is a very popular pick-up piece on Open Days to help reinforce the range of activities and research we do here!

School Bulletin 38 (2016)

Rome group (issue 38)

The Spring 2016 Bulletin contains reports on new SAAH-led work to protect cultural heritage in the Middle East and North Africa, forthcoming archaeological fieldwork in Libarna and ongoing ULAS projects, a whole range of successful conferences, and introductions to three new lecturers.
All that, plus Richard III, criminal corpses, football, Roman study tours, and Classics in the Community

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Highlights

queen's anniversary prize

The University will host the Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times Conference, to be held 14-15 December 2015 - now open for registration

New Major/Minor Degree Pathways, available for students starting in 2016-17.

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

Operation Nightingale - Award-winning collaboration with Ministry of Defence and TimeTeam

Richard III's remains to be re-interred in Leicester Cathedral

OBE for Richard Buckley for services to archaeology, and Current Archaeology's 'Archaeologist of the Year'!

4th in the UK for archaeology - in the Guardian's University Guide

Richard III work also wins European Excellence Award 2013 Times Higher Education Research Project of the YearCurrent 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

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