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Time-travelling playground swings into action

15 September 2021

Prehistoric-themed outdoor space opens thanks to local funding support

Conservation champion recognised in prestigious national awards

13 September 2021

Professor of Conservation nominated in Woman in STEM category of Chwarae Teg Womenspire Awards 2021

Taking new research into feasting and ancient diet to modern masses at Stonehenge.

Savouring the prehistoric at the British Science Festival

8 September 2021

Guerrilla Archaeology serve up Neolithic menu at Stonehengebury's

What lies beneath: origins of Arthur’s Stone revealed by archaeologists

12 August 2021

First ever excavation of ancient site that inspired beloved children’s novel links to Halls of the Dead

University’s Welsh-language ambitions shared at Eisteddfod AmGen 2021

3 August 2021

Introduction to new Welsh Language Academy part of festival coverage

Student delivers presentation

From hospitality to the heritage sector

30 July 2021

Project supporting adult learners without formal qualifications unearths first class graduate as it celebrates 10 year anniversary

Zooarchaeology to unlock development of Nuragic culture in prehistoric Sardinia

26 July 2021

Latest scientific techniques to reveal behaviours that shaped the mysterious culture named after its world-famous tower-fortresses

Archaeologists at Cardiff are addressing key issues about our past, from the diversity of the Mary Rose in Tudor England to the extraordinary catchment of Stonehenge from across Britain.

Major new study investigates Britain’s Bronze Age collapse through throwaway picture of mobility, feasting and resilience

8 July 2021

Examining vast prehistoric ‘time capsule’ middens to better understand Britain’s Bronze Age collapse, in major new Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded project

War on Witchcraft – how historians see the present in the past

1 July 2021

Cardiff early modern historian looks at how earlier generations of witchcraft historians sought to make witchcraft itself a thing of the past in the latest Elements in Magic series

Summer of Archaeology

24 June 2021

Archaeology placements to take undergraduates across the UK in pivotal part of their degree

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King Henry VIII’s favourite ship, the Mary Rose, was made up of a multinational crew

5 May 2021

Study reveals new insights into the contributions of individuals from diverse backgrounds to Tudor society

Pupil's work from SHARE with Schools

Pioneering student-led programme celebrates decade of building brighter futures

2 March 2021

SHARE with Schools has reached thousands of young people

Innovative archaeology in the time of the pandemic

4 February 2021

CAER Heritage Project’s Big Dig and Cupboard Archaeology earns national recognition for innovative lockdown activities

A view of Islam in 2021

28 January 2021

Virtual Islam Centre Public Seminar Series sheds light on latest research

Archaeology Centenary Success

25 January 2021

Year of events exploring human existence through hands-on disciplines culminates in look to the future from alumni practitioners

A Roundhead and a Cavalier?

16 December 2020

New book gives a human face to the turbulent 17th century to reveal the personal politics of a Welsh player in the Civil Wars

Pupils of St Teilo's Church in Wales High School being interviewed for the project

What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain?

14 December 2020

Free teaching resources explore what Islam means for people today

The beginnings of Roman power

3 December 2020

Rome’s early emergence to imperial power explored in first of new series on Ancient Rome

Antler pick

Neolithic construction boom led to large-scale mega henges being built across southern Britain, research suggests

5 November 2020

New scientific techniques applied to archived archaeological collection

Out of the shadow of the father

22 October 2020

New volume explores under-appreciated period of Roman Empire