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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Exploring Arbor Low - Gordon Higgs interview

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

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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…

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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.

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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

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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…

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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

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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

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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…

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iDig The Written Record

This video shows step by step procedures for making the necessary written records on an excavation.

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iDig Taking Levels

This video shows you step by step procedures for basic surveying tasks - in this case taking levels, to measure heights on archaeological excavations.

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