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Cambridge has launched a new single-honours BA degree in Archaeology, equally suitable to those at home in the sciences, or humanities, or both.

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Our research ranges in time from the Palaeolithic to the modern day, and in space from the Americas to the UK and Europe, ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, South Asia and Australia.

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The Division

Welcome to the Division of Archaeology at the University of Cambridge - a world leading centre for the study of the human past across the globe, from the Palaeolithic to the present.

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McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research

The McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research serves as an interdisciplinary hub aiming to provide a shared intellectual home for archaeologists at Cambridge.

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£1.2m Wellcome Trust Grant for St John's Medieval Cemetery Project

May 16, 2016

The McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research has received a Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award for a 4-year project, "After the plague: health and history in medieval Cambridge."

Dora Kemp Memorial Bench Unveiled at Corpus Christi College

May 13, 2016

A bench has been placed in the gardens of Corpus Christi College in memory of Dora Kemp.

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