World Archaeology. Made in Sheffield.

We inspire students to explore and excel, through imaginative teaching and the world-leading research we conduct across the globe.

Funded PhD Opportunity

A multi-proxy investigation of Late Holocene coastal landscapes in North Wales: modelling impacts of past and future climate change


Making wine for the Roman emperor

Prof. Maureen Carroll reports on archaeological excavations at the Roman Imperial Estate at Vagnari, Italy.

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Global research excellence

Our approach to research is truly cross-disciplinary and embedded in nature, covering time periods from prehistoric to post-medieval.

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Our students research in Thornton abbey

No ordinary classroom

The range of teaching and learning styles we offer will help you develop the skills you need. You'll benefit from hands-on experience at locations like Thornton Abbey.

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Our research helps communities worldwide make sense of their heritage. NARNIA is an interdisciplinary project exploring ancient Eastern Mediterranean material culture.

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International and local partnerships

We collaborate globally to discover secrets of ancient civilisations. Roman Clothing and Identities is an international research project where specialists from seven European countries are examining the impact of clothing and dress on Roman society.

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