UAD20: an Archaeology Open Day like no other - this year, we go online, with lectures & talks from a wide range of UK Universities
CambridgeArchaeologyWant to study #archaeology in the UK? Join @Cambridge_Uni and many other universities *THURSDAY 22 OCT* for Uni Archaeology Day. Course info, sample lectures, talk to current students/staff & find out more about this fascinating subject! Free to attend.
CambridgeArchaeologyJOB: Project Coordinator (Part-Time, Fixed Term) to manage the administrative and logistical aspects of the @ERC_Research funded project "Making Ancestors: The Politics of Death in Prehistoric Europe" (ANCESTORS).
CLOSING DATE: 26 October, 2020
Researchers show that with proper training, dogs can help scholars discover human and animal remains from bygone centuries.
CambridgeArchaeologyArchaeologists are now using dogs to locate human remains buried thousands of years ago. 🐕 Prof Matthew Collins @mc80york comments on their effectiveness in sniffing out ancient proteins in this piece from @TheAtlantic
CambridgeArchaeologyVIRTUAL OPEN DAYS: Interested in studying Archaeology at Cambridge? Find out more at the 2-3 July undergraduate Open Days. Sign up to our LIVE Q&A and Tour sessions through the links on the webpage below. ⬇️
Discovery at ‘flower burial' site could unravel mystery of Neanderthal death rites
CambridgeArchaeologyThe first articulated Neanderthal skeleton to come out of the ground for over 20 years has been unearthed at one of the most important sites of mid-20th century archaeology: Shanidar Cave, in the foothills of Iraqi Kurdistan.
Dr Guy Jacobs announced as new lecturer in the Department of Archaeology.
CambridgeArchaeologyNEWS: Congrats to Dr Guy Jacobs, our new lecturer in Human Evol Genetics & Bioinformatics! 🧬Guy studies variation in introgression & uses pop. genetics + sim. models to see how evolutionary forces & social practices interact to build diversity in SE Asia. tiny.cc/5zde9ypic.twitter.com/0DmhpxXFln