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History / Archeology - Environment - 15.11.2021
Urban leopards of Korea's past could hold clues to species survival
Urban leopards of Korea’s past could hold clues to species survival
Amur leopards were able to co-exist with people within the city walls of Seoul, South Korea, in the 19th century, reports a study led by a UCL and ZSL researcher.

Agronomy / Food Science - History / Archeology - 26.10.2021
Opinion: Understanding cocoa farming is key to ending child slavery in West Africa
It's no longer sufficient just to show that child slavery practices are happening, campaigners need to invest time and effort to truly understand the processes and conditions that create them, says Dr Michael Odijie (UCL History).

History / Archeology - 20.10.2021

History / Archeology - Politics - 30.09.2021

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 29.09.2021

History / Archeology - 27.09.2021

History / Archeology - 16.09.2021

Art and Design - History / Archeology - 17.08.2021

History / Archeology - Art and Design - 04.08.2021
Scottish and Irish researchers to investigate ancient Ogham script
Academics from Scotland and Ireland are harnessing cutting-edge digital and 3D technologies to protect the inscriptions and transform our understanding of the ancient Celtic Ogham writing system, it was announced today.

Health - History / Archeology - 30.07.2021

History / Archeology - 27.07.2021
Stained glass present at the murder of Thomas Becket could be the oldest existing in England
Stained glass present at the murder of Thomas Becket could be the oldest existing in England
A group of glass panels from Canterbury Cathedral may be the oldest existing stained glass windows in England, according to a team of scientists from UCL and cathedral conservators.

Health - History / Archeology - 01.07.2021
British consumers complicit in forty-year 'healthy eating' failure
British consumers complicit in forty-year ’healthy eating’ failure
'Healthy eating' campaigns have largely failed in Britain for the last four decades because consumers have adapted confusing advice, and incorporated fast and convenience foods into self-defined 'balanced' lifestyles, a new study argues.

History / Archeology - 17.06.2021
Impact of lead in children of Roman Empire
Researchers from our Department of Archaeology have found for the first time that widespread use of lead in Roman culture was one of the main contributing factors to childhood death and illness throughout the Roman Empire.

History / Archeology - 28.05.2021
UCL experts advise on landmark BBC series on the legacy of slavery in modern Britain
BBC Radio 4 has worked closely with experts from the UCL Centre for the Study of Legacies of British Slavery on a 7-part series called Descendants looking at how far the legacy of slavery reaches into modern Britain.

History / Archeology - 25.05.2021
Researchers look at new modern prehistoric burial trend
Researchers look at new modern prehistoric burial trend
University of Glasgow researchers look at new modern prehistoric burial trend University of Glasgow academics are to look at the modern-day phenomenon of why people are wishing to be buried like their prehistoric ancestors, it has been announced today (25 May 2021) Archaeologist Dr Kenny Brophy and researcher Andrew Watson have received a British Academy Leverhulme small grant to undertake research.

Music - History / Archeology - 05.05.2021
New online resource uncovers the hidden history of Scottish fiddle music
New online resource uncovers the hidden history of Scottish fiddle music
A new online resource dedicated to the earliest known sources of Scottish fiddle music is being launched today.

History / Archeology - Environment - 15.04.2021
Archaeology offers a way to measure the extent humans have contributed to global climate change
Archaeology offers a way to measure the extent humans have contributed to global climate change
A worldwide team of academics are offering a new way to measure and quantify the extent humans have contributed to global climate change using archaeology, a new paper shows.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 25.02.2021

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 25.02.2021
Opinion: Gay Holocaust victims and survivors are often forgotten - we need to tell their stories
LGBTQ+ people were one of the groups persecuted by the Nazis, but their specific experiences are often overlooked, says PhD candidate Mie Astrup Jensen (UCL Hebrew & Jewish Studies).

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 03.02.2021

Environment - History / Archeology - 01.02.2021
Newly transcribed chronicle describes extreme weather events that hit Bristol 400 years ago
Newly transcribed chronicle describes extreme weather events that hit Bristol 400 years ago
Historians from the University of Bristol have discovered contemporary accounts of numerous weird weather events that happened in the Bristol area around the turn of the 16th/17th century including devastating floods, massive snowfalls and frosts that saw rivers frozen for months.

History / Archeology - 01.02.2021
Ancient teeth suggest breeding between Neanderthals and modern humans
New analysis of 13 ancient teeth may have revealed a hybrid population made from both Neanderthals and modern humans, according to UCL archaeologists.

History / Archeology - 25.01.2021
21st Century Technology Delivers History & Literature Lesson on Scotland’s National Bard!
Ever thought how marvellous it would be to drop into one of Robert Burns' poems to see part of the story unfold?

Music - History / Archeology - 24.01.2021
The first appearance of Auld Lang Syne is studied by UofG academics
It is a poem synonymous with Scotland's national bard, Robert Burns. And today Auld Lang Syne has become an anthem sung around the world at New Year.

History / Archeology - Architecture - 19.01.2021
Opinion: Empty cities have long been a post-apocalyptic trope - now, they are a reality
Lecturer Paul Dobraszczyk (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) uses the emptiness of the Covid-19 lockdown to explore what 'dead cities' represent to us in film, literature and real life.

History / Archeology - 17.12.2020

Event - History / Archeology - 16.12.2020
Celebrating our brilliant researchers
Our researchers are involved in some fascinating work that cuts across science, technology, history, and much more.

Politics - History / Archeology - 04.11.2020
Opinion: why democratic legitimacy remains at stake in the US election
Polls suggest that, whatever the outcome of the US election, large numbers of Americans will see their new leader as illegitimate - a challenge to democracy in which Trump is more a symptom than a cause, argues Dr Nadia Hilliard (UCL Institute of the Americas).

History / Archeology - Environment - 21.10.2020
Britain and Ireland’s greatest Vikings towns join forces
York and Dublin, the two most important Viking settlements in Western Europe, are joining to learn from each other about their linked heritage and history, it was announced today.

Campus - History / Archeology - 06.10.2020
Peek behind the Portico: how much do you really know about UCL?
Stuck for a conversation starter? We've got you covered with these 12 questions about UCL's past, present, people and places.

History / Archeology - 14.08.2020
Britain’s first Viking helmet discovered
A team from our Archaeology Department have been helping to uncover the past of a rare Viking artefact. The origins of a corroded, damaged helmet, which was unearthed in Yarm, Stockton-on-Tees, UK, has caused much debate for many years and Dr Chris Caple and his team were asked to carry out research to find out more about it.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 12.08.2020
Eating out was a very social matter for early humans
A half-a-million-year-old internationally significant archaeological site in Sussex, England, offers unprecedented insights into the life of a poorly understood extinct human species, according to new UCL research. The findings of a meticulous study led by UCL Institute of Archaeology are detailed in a ground-breaking new book ' The Horse Butchery Site ', published by UCL Archaeology South-East's 'Spoilheap Publications'.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 10.08.2020

History / Archeology - 06.08.2020
Unique piece of Wales’ Black history goes online
An extremely rare piece of Wales' Black history has been published online for the first time. Published on the city's Bute Street in 1862, William Hall's "Personal Narrative" is a shocking and graphic account of his birth into slavery in Tennessee, and his arduous journey to Cardiff.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 27.07.2020

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 30.06.2020
Socially-distanced archaeological dig brings community together
People living near one of Cardiff's most ancient monuments are being invited to help unearth further insights into the area's rich archaeology and history.

History / Archeology - 19.06.2020

History / Archeology - 11.06.2020
UCL starts process of renaming buildings named after prominent eugenicists
UCL has today initiated the process of reviewing the current naming of spaces and buildings after two prominent eugenicists Francis Galton and Karl Pearson.

Event - History / Archeology - 09.06.2020

Law - History / Archeology - 29.05.2020

History / Archeology - 12.05.2020
Sussex Professor teams up with British fashion designer to launch virtual book club
An online book club, launched by fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood is to be curated by a University of Sussex Professor.