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Exploring Roman Caerleon
Exploring Roman Caerleon


Archaeological dig reveals new information about Roman settlement.

History recognised by ESRC as "outlet" for Masters and PhD studentships


The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) invests £38m annually to support training and development of social scientists throughout their careers.

Completed aft area of ss Great Britain
Conservation laboratories short-listed for top UK Conservation Awards


Research work carried out in the conservation laboratories of the School has already been part of the winning team for one major award and is now short listed for two other top UK Conservation Awards.

Learning blacksmithing techniques
Conservation students get hammered!


Students on the MSc Conservation scheme recently spent a day learning traditional blacksmithing techniques at the workshop of leading Welsh artist blacksmith David Peterson and his son Toby.

Major new numismatic database released


The Archaeology Data Service/AHDS Archaeology and the University of Cardiff are pleased to announce the release of a major new archive. Iron Age and Roman Coins from Wales (IARCW).

Beach scene at St Martin's, Isles of Scilly
New blog site for the Islands in a Common Sea project, Isles of Scilly


A new blog has been set up for the Islands in a Common Sea archaeology project in the Isles of Scilly. It is mostly written by the students taking part in the project, and each evening different students will be telling you about their day.

Cardiff graduates at the Giza pyramids en route to the Amarna Expedition
New Egypt Module for 2007-8 Academic Year


In response to students' requests for more modules dealing with the archaeology of Ancient Egypt from the very start of their course, we have introduced a new Part 1 (First Year) module:Ancient Egypt.

View across Caerleon amphitheatre. Crown copyright: Cadw
New web page for the Caerleon Research Committee


The Caerleon Research Committee was established in 2005 to promote and co-ordinate research in and around the Roman legionary fortress of Isca and to disseminate the results to as wide an audience as possible.

Project launch. Copyright Vale of Glamorgan Council/Cardiff University Archaeology.
New website for the Community Archaeology Project at Cosmeston Medieval Village


A new website has been set up for the Cosmeston Community Archaeology Project. Cardiff University School of History and Archaeology is working with the Vale of Glamorgan Council on this exciting new project to increase community awareness and access to learning about Cosmeston Medieval Village and the surrounding area.

Thirteenth-century reliquary of Saint Eustace
Press Release- Medieval Recycling


Researchers from the School have found that many of the gemstones used to decorate one of the star exhibits in The British Museum were made from recycled Roman glass.

A panel from the Great East Window of York Minster under conservation
Cardiff Archaeology and Conservation wins Leverhulme Funding


To begin in October 2007, this project, a collaborative investigation with the Department of the History of Art at the University of York, will be funded by a research grant of £130,000 to Professor Ian Freestone from the Leverhulme Trust.