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An archive of news from the School over recent years.

2013

Coins after cleaning
The Romans are Here!

14/03/2013

The people of Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, discovered what the Romans did for them on a recent visit to Cardiff University's conservation department.

Senghennydd Colliery Disaster 1913
Cofio Senghennydd/Remembering Senghennydd

11/10/2013

Cardiff historians Professor Bill Jones and Professor Chris Williams are among those contributing to programmes marking the 100th anniversary of the Universal Colliery, Senghennydd disaster.

All news from 2013

 


2012

All news from 2012


2011

A fragment of the Aquamanile
Revealing Cosmeston’s medieval past

05/07/2011

Community archaeology project at Cosmeston makes new discovery.

Windmill Hill
Neolithic Britain revealed

06/06/2011

A new dating technique has given the first detailed picture of life in Stone Age Britain, more than 5000 years ago.

 

 All news from 2011


2010

Dr Peter Guest excavating Roman armour discovery
Roman armour discovery

14/09/2010

Complete suit of armour unearthed at South Wales’ site

 

Montage of weapons in the attic
Weapons in the attic

25/10/2010

The 'Welsh Voices of the Great War Online' project ran a series of seven successful roadshows around Wales to collect items and memorabilia from the First World War.

 

All news from 2010


2009

Assembled at the enigmatic Men-an-Tol stone formation.  Image © James Rodliff.
Cornwall Archaeology Student Field Trip 2009

10/04/2009

Students from the School participated in a field trip to Cornwall, partly funded by the Cyril Fox fund, as a practical method for furthering their research, and a stimulus for discussing issues in conservation and heritage. 

Arts and Humanities Research Council Logo
Major grant awarded to study first farmers in central Europe

05/01/2009

Cardiff Archaeologist Professor Alasdair Whittle and colleagues have won £610,000 from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to study the first farmers in central Europe.

All news from 2009


2008

Experimental archaeology pottery production in the Teleorman Valley
Art Landscape Transformations

09/07/2008

Cardiff archaeologists Professor Douglass Bailey and Dr Steve Mills have won £108,000 worth of funding from the European Commission to participate in a pan-European project on landscapes, art and heritage.

Alabastra dating to the 6th-5th centuries BC
Archaeology postgraduate wins prestigious Rakow Grant

13/03/2008

Archaeology postgraduate Frances Liardet has won a prestigious Rakow Grant from the Corning Museum of Glass, New York.  For her PhD research, Frances is studying a group of glass vessels from the Mediterranean known as alabastra and dating to the 6th-5th centuries BC.

All news from 2008


2007

A panel from the Great East Window of York Minster under conservation
Cardiff Archaeology and Conservation wins Leverhulme Funding

13/08/2007

To begin in October 2007, this project, a collaborative investigation with the Department of the History of Art at the University of York, will be funded by a research grant of £130,000 to Professor Ian Freestone from the Leverhulme Trust.

Learning blacksmithing techniques
Conservation students get hammered!

13/08/2007

Students on the MSc Conservation scheme recently spent a day learning traditional blacksmithing techniques at the workshop of leading Welsh artist blacksmith David Peterson and his son Toby.

All news from 2007


2006

Aisne Valley landscape
Penny Bickle wins Charles Coles Travelling Scholarship

01/03/2006

Scholarship awarded to Penny Bickle, with which she will research her PhD dissertation, focussing on early Neolithic architecture from the Paris Basin. 

All news from 2006