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History / Archeology - 15.08.2019

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 09.08.2019

History / Archeology - 08.07.2019
Archaeologists explore fate of Waterloo wounded
A team of military veterans and serving personnel, led by professional archaeologists, are about to begin excavating at the site of Wellington's Field Hospital on the world-famous battlefield of Waterloo in Belgium. The charity Waterloo Uncovered will this week begin to explore the farm buildings of Mont St Jean, where thousands of wounded soldiers received primitive first aid during the battle of 1815, which ended in the crushing defeat of Napoleon.

History / Archeology - 17.06.2019
University of Glasgow replays the Battle of Waterloo
The University of Glasgow hosted over the weekend the world's biggest ever historical table top war game, replaying the Battle of Waterloo with more than 22,000 miniature soldiers.

History / Archeology - 16.05.2019
Winchester Cathedral’s mortuary chests unlocked
A team of archaeologists and anthropologists from the University of Bristol have been gradually unlocking the secrets hidden within Winchester Cathedral's mortuary chests as part of an on-going research project supported by the Dean and Chapter of Winchester Cathedral.

History / Archeology - Event - 18.04.2019

History / Archeology - 01.04.2019
After the Factory - do you remember the Singer Sewing Machine Factory?
Researchers working on a project called “After the Factory” want to interview people who worked in the Singer sewing machine factory in Clydebank that closed in 1980.

History / Archeology - 29.03.2019
Stone me! Lost carvings of the ancient Kingdom of Strathclyde turn up in Govan
Stone me! Lost carvings of the ancient Kingdom of Strathclyde turn up in Govan
A community archaeology dig in Govan has uncovered long-lost gravestones from the Middle Ages, when the area was a political and religious power centre on the Clyde.

History / Archeology - 22.03.2019
1.65m community project to reveal 6,000-year-old 'hidden' historic site in Cardiff
1.65m community project to reveal 6,000-year-old ’hidden’ historic site in Cardiff
A South Wales community is on the brink of delivering a major heritage regeneration project following a substantial funding win from the National Lottery.

History / Archeology - 05.03.2019
New Generation Thinkers
New Generation Thinkers
Two researchers from Cardiff University are among this year's New Generation Thinkers, the initiative from BBC Radio 3, BBC Arts and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

History / Archeology - 04.03.2019
The meaning of field names unearthed in a new book
Borrow Bread, Dear Bought and Purgatory are just some of the dark names given to fields across history by angry farmers frustrated with poor crops, according to a newly published dictionary of field-names.

History / Archeology - 13.02.2019

History / Archeology - 06.02.2019

History / Archeology - 04.02.2019
Ancient artefacts returned to Jordan with help of Oxford expert
Three finely carved stones from an ancient temple in modern-day Jordan have been returned to the country thanks to the expertise of an Oxford University archaeologist.

History / Archeology - 30.01.2019
Centuries lost ‘Bristol Merlin' uncovered at city's Central Library
Centuries lost ‘Bristol Merlin’ uncovered at city’s Central Library
A chance discovery, hidden away in a series of 16th-century books deep in the archive of Bristol Central Library, has revealed original manuscript fragments from the Middle Ages which tell part of the story of Merlin the magician, one of the most famous characters from Arthurian legend. Academics from the Universities of Bristol and Durham are now analysing the seven parchment fragments which are thought to come from the Old French sequence of texts known as the Vulgate Cycle or Lancelot-Grail Cycle, dating back to the 13 th century.

History / Archeology - 14.01.2019
On the enduring appeal of Mary Queen of Scots
On the enduring appeal of Mary Queen of Scots
She was a Queen who only reigned for six years. Yet more than four centuries after her death, Mary Queen of Scotland continues to polarise opinion and to hold a fascination for the general public.

History / Archeology - Health - 17.12.2018

Health - History / Archeology - 14.12.2018
The MRI story in Nottingham - a unique archive in the making
It's going to take a team of specialist archivists, conservators and digitisers 12 months to catalogue and index over two hundred boxes of papers, slides, photographs, films and videos to create a comprehensive archive charting the development of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at the University of Nottingham.

History / Archeology - Environment - 13.12.2018
Share your Temple Quarter story
Share your Temple Quarter story
Artists-in-residence for the University of Bristol's new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus want to hear your stories about the Temple Quarter area ahead of the development of the new campus close to Temple Meads station.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 28.11.2018
'Murder map' reveals medieval London's meanest streets
’Murder map’ reveals medieval London’s meanest streets
First digital map of the murders recorded by the city's Coroner in early 1300s shows Cheapside and Cornhill were homicide 'hot spots', and Sundays held the highest risk of violent death for medieval Londoners.

Continuing Education - History / Archeology - 21.11.2018

History / Archeology - 21.11.2018
Literature quality linked to foreign language ability in young people
Reading complex and engaging texts is key to inspiring young learners' interest in Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) and potentially improving how the subject is taught in UK secondary schools, according to new Oxford University research.

History / Archeology - 19.11.2018
Clues to the site of America's First Thanksgiving
Clues to the site of America’s First Thanksgiving
Archaeologists from the Universities of Bristol and Tennessee have located evidence for the site of America's first English Thanksgiving on the James River in Virginia.

History / Archeology - 16.11.2018

History / Archeology - Career - 06.11.2018

History / Archeology - 26.10.2018

History / Archeology - 25.10.2018
New iBook takes readers to the depths of the ocean to explore world-famous shipwreck
A new iBook lets readers explore one of the world's most famous diving sites in the Red Sea, the SS Thistlegorm, in stunning 3D detail giving them a truly unique and interactive experience.

History / Archeology - Health - 10.10.2018

History / Archeology - 08.10.2018
Championing open access with online digital history journal
Two historians are celebrating after an open-access journal for which they sit on the editorial board, reached a million annual page visits.

History / Archeology - 04.10.2018
Art Historian reveals the transformation of one of Brighton's most regal rooms
Art Historian reveals the transformation of one of Brighton’s most regal rooms
A University of Sussex art historian has curated an exhibition detailing the restoration of Brighton Pavilion's magnificent Saloon room, drawing on her PhD research at Sussex University to do so.

History / Archeology - 03.10.2018

Health - History / Archeology - 18.09.2018

History / Archeology - 16.09.2018
University of Glasgow publishes report into historical slavery
The University of Glasgow has published a comprehensive report into the institution's historical links with racial slavery.
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