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Sheffield Castle - Mary Queen of Scots

Professor John Moreland explains more about the 14 years Mary Queen of Scots spent held at Sheffield Castle.

From  Ryan Hills on January 18th, 2019 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Our Graduates - Joe Priestley (Subtitles)

Joe Priestley, a BA History and Archaeology graduate is exploring the link between mental and physical health and nature. Here he talks about how Sheffield helped him launch his career, his love of…

From  Tom Roper on October 9th, 2018 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Sheffield Castle Dig Preview

Professor John Moreland from The University of Sheffield introduces Wessex Archaeology’s new excavations on the site of Sheffield Castle - and the current Sheffield Archaeology students digging…

From  Ryan Hills on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Inspirational Academics - Dr Hugh Willmott

Dr Hugh Willmott is a Senior Lecturer in European Historical Archaeology at the University of Sheffield. In 2016, Hugh was involved in the unique discovery of a Black Death burial pit at Thornton…

From  Tom Roper on March 2nd, 2018 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Studying Archaeology at the University of Sheffield

Study with us and we’ll introduce you to the richness, difference and diversity of humanity from deep history to modernity, to the thrill of discovery, and to the pleasures of research. As an…

From  Terence Dunne on February 20th, 2018 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Exploring Arbor Low - Gordon Higgs interview

Archaeology student Gordon Higgs interviewed about his impressions of using the Exploring Arbor Low app

From  Graham McElearney on September 4th, 2017 0 likes 27 plays 0  

Inspirational Academics - Dr Hugh Willmott

Dr Hugh Willmott is a Senior Lecturer in European Historical Archaeology at the University of Sheffield. In 2016, Hugh was involved in the unique discovery of a Black Death burial pit at Thornton…

From  Tom Roper on August 8th, 2017 0 likes 3 plays 0  

In conversation with Professors Colin Renfrew and John Barrett part 6

John and Colin discuss the huge problems of looting artefacts and how this places a huge threat to archaeological understanding and discovery.

From  Tom Foster on May 31st, 2017 0 likes 23 plays 0  

In conversation with Professors Colin Renfrew and John Barrett part 5

John and Colin discuss fieldwork - one of the greatest pleasure of archaeology, both in terms of the excitement of discovery and the fantastic opportunities to travel to interesting locations

From  Tom Foster on May 31st, 2017 0 likes 11 plays 0  

In conversation with Professors Colin Renfrew and John Barrett part 3

John poses concerns about the state of current archaeology - in terms of whether it succeeds in conveying its value to the wider world as being the one discipline that can understand the true depth…

From  Tom Foster on May 31st, 2017 0 likes 12 plays 0  

In conversation with Professors Colin Renfrew and John Barrett part 2

John and Colin discuss the post-processual movement in archaeology and its critique of the new Archaeology

From  Tom Foster on May 31st, 2017 0 likes 36 plays 0  

In conversation with Professors Colin Renfrew and John Barrett part 1

In this introductory discussion, Colin and John discuss the history and achievements of the New Archaeology

From  Tom Foster on May 31st, 2017 0 likes 39 plays 0  

Conflict, Community & A Heard of Cows

Join archaeologist Rachel Askew for a tale of Civil War shenanigans where Parliamentarians and Scottish mercenaries lay siege to the loyalist town of Newark, and enlist the support of a herd of…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 23 plays 0  

iDig Photography

This video shows you step by step procedures for taking important photographs to record archaeological excavations. NB - although this video illustrates photographic procedures and techniques using…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 8 plays 0  

iDig Artefacts and Environmental Samples

This video shows you step by step procedures for handling artefacts and environmental samples on an archaeological excavation.

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 5 plays 0