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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

Top dogs: Hearth protecting hounds of the prehistory feature in award for top dog student

5 October 2020

Regional win at global undergraduate awards programme for Archaeology student

Hadrian’s Wall: Challenge of empirical proportion

17 September 2020

Alumni tackle equivalent of three marathons in three days in memory of inspirational figure

Cardiff historian wins Women’s History Network Book Prize

15 September 2020

Feminist historian of late medieval England scoops prestigious 2020 award

The ancient Welsh lake that gave up its secrets

4 September 2020

‘Time capsule’ archaeological site reveals remarkable insight into Dark Age Wales, Viking clashes and Alfred the Great’s warrior daughter

Dr Richard Madgwick weighing collagen for isotope analysis

Keep calm and carry on cooking: Norman Conquest of 1066 did little to change people’s eating habits

7 July 2020

Study reveals lifestyles and health of England’s townspeople

Work being carried out on a test pit

Socially-distanced archaeological dig brings community together

29 June 2020

Call for budding archaeologists to take part in garden excavations

The Science of Demons

22 June 2020

Cardiff historian publishes introduction to early modern demonology

Sampling on St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly.

Cardiff Archaeology 100

28 April 2020

Celebrating the past, present, and future in centenary year with community archaeology, virtual conferences and Festival for alumni

Czechoslovakia rediscovers its past in its own words

3 April 2020

First printing in Czech of landmark book on Czechoslovakia a decade after seismic first publication

Changing the face of Namibian heritage

18 February 2020

Phoenix Heritage project to help create sustainable heritage for country rich in cultural and natural resources

Enlightenment England - Can a society be tolerant without being secular?

17 February 2020

First book by Cardiff historian gives a new take on England in the wake of the bloody religious wars of 17th-century Europe

Taking a fresh look at Revolutionary Europe

6 February 2020

New book from Cardiff historian explores community building in long 19th century

Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray and Professor Ian Weeks

New Year Honours

9 January 2020

University community recognised for achievements

Illuatration of Navan Fort by D Wilkinson

Large scale feasts at ancient capital of Ulster drew crowds from across Iron Age Ireland, new evidence reveals

24 December 2019

Study explores scale of human mobility through analysis of animal bones

Dr David Wyatt with pupils from Cardiff West Community High School

Science opportunities give young people the chance to explore their heritage following funding success

10 December 2019

Exploration of local heritage through practical experiments

Skeletons retrieved from Welsh coastline in rescue excavations

15 November 2019

Coastal erosion and climate change expose human remains on southeast coast of Wales