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Cambridge has launched a new single-honours BA degree in Archaeology!

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Come and meet our staff, learn about our courses, and explore our world class facilities. We look forward to meeting you.

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Masters and PhD research

Cambridge is one of the foremost centres for graduate study of archaeology in the world.

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Explore our research

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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Anatomy Specimens Reveal Story of Infanticide, Stillbirth and Poverty

Jul 01, 2016

A study of the University of Cambridge anatomy collection dating from the 1700s and 1800s shows how the bodies of stillborn foetuses and babies were valued for research into human development, and preserved as important teaching aids.

"How Science Informs Archaeology" : A CPD event for sixth-form science teachers

Jun 23, 2016

The Division of Archaeology hosted an outreach event entitled "How Science Informs Archaeology" for 15 local Sixth Form science teachers.

Dr Gilly Carr wins Vice Chancellor's Impact Award

Jun 21, 2016

Gilly's research on victims of Nazism in the Channel Islands has won the inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Award for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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