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History / Archeology - 23.01.2023
University of Glasgow experts reveal fascinating new insight into Robert Burns domestic life
University of Glasgow experts reveal fascinating new insight into Robert Burns domestic life
An astonishing discovery found at a 13 century Scottish castle has shed new light on the day-to-day domestic life of Robert Burns and his family, academics at the University of Glasgow have revealed.

Environment - History / Archeology - 19.01.2023
Archaeologists shed light on the lives of Stone Age hunter-gatherers in Britain
A team of archaeologists from the Universities of Chester and Manchester has made discoveries which shed new light on the communities who inhabited Britain after the end of the last Ice Age. Excavations carried out by the team at a site in North Yorkshire have uncovered the exceptionally well-preserved remains of a small settlement inhabited by groups of hunter-gatherers around ten and a half thousand years ago.

History / Archeology - 18.01.2023

History / Archeology - 16.01.2023
A history of how Indigenous Americans discovered Europe
A new book from a University of Sheffield academic flips the script on the accepted narrative that modern global history began when the 'Old World' encountered the 'New' On Savage Shores highlights t

History / Archeology - Environment - 15.12.2022
Drought encouraged Attila's Huns to attack the Roman empire, tree rings suggest
Drought encouraged Attila’s Huns to attack the Roman empire, tree rings suggest
Hunnic peoples migrated westward across Eurasia, switched between farming and herding, and became violent raiders in response to severe drought in the Danube frontier provinces of the Roman empire, a new study argues. People respond to climate stress in complex and unpredictable ways Susanne Hakenbeck Hungary has just experienced its driest summer since meteorological measurements began, devastating the country's usually productive farmland.

History / Archeology - 09.12.2022
’Cultural History of Youth in Antiquity’ amplifies unheard voices
A new volume edited by Professor of Ancient History at The University of Manchester Christian Laes gives a voice to young people who do not ordinarily feature widely in the history books.

History / Archeology - Campus - 23.11.2022

History / Archeology - 23.11.2022
Ancient Roman coins reveal long-lost emperor
Ancient Roman coins reveal long-lost emperor
A gold coin long dismissed as a forgery appears to be authentic and depicts a long-lost Roman emperor named Sponsian, according to a new UCL-led study. The coin, housed at The Hunterian collection at the University of Glasgow, was among a handful of coins of the same design unearthed in Transylvania, in present-day Romania, in 1713.

History / Archeology - Earth Sciences - 22.11.2022
Feature: Hunting for Neanderthal spear tips under the sea
Feature: Hunting for Neanderthal spear tips under the sea
A UCL-led team of archaeologists found spear tips and other stone tools that have been submerged under the English Channel since the last ice age, providing new clues about our Neanderthal past.

History / Archeology - Earth Sciences - 22.11.2022
Hunting for Neanderthal spear tips under the sea
Hunting for Neanderthal spear tips under the sea
A UCL-led team of archaeologists found spear tips and other stone tools that have been submerged under the English Channel since the last ice age, providing new clues about our Neanderthal past.

History / Archeology - 08.11.2022
12 stunning murals which reveal a remarkable Victorian vision of Manchester
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Environment - History / Archeology - 07.11.2022
Drastic retreat of Norway’s largest glacier highlights scale of climate change
A Geography expert from The University of Manchester has demonstrated the speed and scale of climate change in a new book, by outlining the immense changes to Norway's largest glacier he has observed during his career.

Art and Design - History / Archeology - 02.11.2022

History / Archeology - 28.10.2022

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 24.10.2022

History / Archeology - Career - 21.10.2022

History / Archeology - 17.10.2022

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 14.10.2022

History / Archeology - 10.10.2022

History / Archeology - Event - 30.09.2022

Environment - History / Archeology - 29.09.2022
Analysis: Heavy mercury contamination at Maya sites reveals a deep historic legacy
Analysis: Heavy mercury contamination at Maya sites reveals a deep historic legacy
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Simon Turner (UCL Geography) and his colleagues explore how the ancient Maya used the toxic element mercury, where they sourced it and its environmental legacy in Mesoamerica. Mercury is a toxic heavy metal. When leached into the natural environment, it accumulates and builds up through food chains, ultimately threatening human health and ecosystems.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 29.09.2022

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 29.09.2022

Politics - History / Archeology - 26.09.2022

History / Archeology - Politics - 22.09.2022
Prof Frank Mort reflects on the death of our ’Queen of union’
What next for the Crown following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth? Professor of Cultural History Frank Mort shares his thoughts on a queen of social change, dignity and union at this historic junction for the UK.

History / Archeology - Event - 22.09.2022

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 22.09.2022

Religions - History / Archeology - 21.09.2022
Opinion: King Charles, defender of faith
Opinion: King Charles, defender of faith
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Bob Morris (UCL Constitution Unit) explores how the new King's relationship with faith may differ from his mother, with him likely approaching his role as "defender of the faith" more inclusively, reflecting the diversity of religion in Britain.

History / Archeology - 12.09.2022
Not on the high street... rare pot found near shop unveiled at museum
Not on the high street... rare pot found near shop unveiled at museum
Archaeologists from the University of Glasgow, who are leading the study, will use a range of scientific techniques not available to their predecessors who carried out the dig.

Environment - History / Archeology - 02.09.2022
Kinder Scout National Nature Reserve extended in size to continue important research into tackling climate change
As from today, Kinder Scout, the National Nature Reserve (NNR) in Derbyshire cared for by the National Trust, will be extended in size by 25 per cent (226 hectares) thanks to a declaration by Natural England.

Campus - History / Archeology - 31.08.2022

History / Archeology - Life Sciences - 30.08.2022
DNA from human remains found in medieval well shines new light on Jewish history
DNA from human remains found in medieval well shines new light on Jewish history
An analysis of DNA from 12th-century human remains has provided new insights into a significant historical crime and into Ashkenazi Jewish population history, reports a new study co-led by a UCL researcher. The study, published in Current Biology, involving work with historians, archaeologists, and the local Jewish community, also overturns the previously-held view that disease-related variants associated with Ashkenazi Jewish populations only became more common in the last 600 years.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 25.08.2022
Over half of children in England and Wales now born to unmarried parents
In 2021, more babies - 51% - were born to unmarried mothers in England and Wales than to those in a marriage or civil partnership for the first time since records began in 1845.

Environment - History / Archeology - 19.08.2022
Analysis: Sewage alerts - the long history of using maps to hold water companies to account
Analysis: Sewage alerts - the long history of using maps to hold water companies to account
Writing in The Conversation, Professor James Cheshire (UCL Geography) explores how today conservation organisations use water sensors and mapping technology to expose the levels of illicit sewage dumping into rivers and the sea, and the historic roots of these powerful tools.
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