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Vast ‘Dark Ages’ burial site unearthed as most significant discovery in a generation

23 June 2022

Cardiff archaeology alumni help to reveal largest early Anglo-Saxon inhumation cemetery

Chickens for life not just for dinner

6 June 2022

Animals now mass reared for meat and eggs were initially regarded as exotica and had special roles

Muslim Council of Britain leader visits prestigious research centre

26 May 2022

New Secretary General welcomed at the Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK

Conservation alumni at Getty Centre

LA Conservation

25 May 2022

Conservation staff speak at 50th American Institute for Conservation

Maille Man helps keep heritage alive

19 May 2022

Cardiff-trained conservator shares expertise in Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan

Enriching Student Life Awards 2022

18 May 2022

School celebrates those going the extra mile for students

History of Roman Eunuchs revealed

16 May 2022

Ancient historian writes first book devoted to Roman eunuchs

Understanding Muslim Mental Health

16 May 2022

Training for professionals aimed at increasing awareness of the challenges facing Muslim communities

The power of research

12 May 2022

Celebrating research power in Research Excellence Framework 2021

Historian sets scene for autobiographical production by Welsh dramatist

10 May 2022

Cardiff lecturer shares insights in National Theatre talk

Persians: Definitive new history of the world’s first superpower published

7 April 2022

Latest book from internationally renowned ancient history expert details largest of the ancient empires

Art That Made Us

30 March 2022

Cardiff historian contributes to landmark television series telling an alternative history of the British Isles

Conservation experts support Tunisian heritage

29 March 2022

Conservator-academics deliver conservation training for heritage management professionals in North Africa

Pandemics past and present: How do we endure and what can new archaeological investigation of the Black Death reveal?

24 March 2022

ENDURE set to reveal the uneven impact of the Black Death with parallels apparent for 21st century global pandemic experience

Three communities living near historic iron age hillforts join forces for new collaborative project

24 March 2022

Residents living near ancient landmarks will learn and create together

Making our own monuments

20 December 2021

What Glastonbury Festival’s Swan Circle says about us

Runes and the riddle of the Anglo-Saxon pendant

16 December 2021

Cardiff archaeologist discusses a puzzling Anglo-Saxon name inscribed on 1,000 year-old cross found during pandemic

Much more than mummies: colossal research reveals Bronze Age life on outer edges of Britain

13 December 2021

New book from the team behind Cladh Hallan research sequences the roundhouse way of life in prehistoric South Uist

Original artworks honour people behind heritage project success

17 November 2021

Cardiff University collaboration unveiled at site of iron age hillfort

Director of Islam-UK Centre receives OBE

Director of Islam-UK Centre receives OBE

16 November 2021

Professor in Religious and Theological Studies attends investiture