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Read more at: Cambridge rated top for Archaeology

Cambridge rated top for Archaeology

4 March 2021

QS World University Rankings 2021 list Cambridge as #1 for archaeology.


Read more at: First glimpse of intricate details of Little Foot's life
scan of little foot fossil skull

First glimpse of intricate details of Little Foot's life

2 March 2021

X-ray synchrotron-based investigation reveals fine details of the craniodental anatomy of the 'Little Foot' skull.


Read more at: McDonald Institute to Host Five New MSCA Research Fellows

McDonald Institute to Host Five New MSCA Research Fellows

1 March 2021

The recipients of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships (IF) grants have been announced by the European Commission.


Read more at: New Innovative Training Network for Archaeological Scientists

New Innovative Training Network for Archaeological Scientists

19 February 2021

Cambridge amongst EU-funded interdisciplinary research partnership for the study of pre-modern plasters and ceramics from the eastern Mediterranean


Read more at: Inequality in medieval Cambridge

Inequality in medieval Cambridge

26 January 2021

Evidence of skeletal trauma among over 300 individuals from three very different cemeteries reveals varying levels of physical hardship across the social spectrum of Cambridge between the 10th and 14th century.


Read more at: Burial practices point to an interconnected early Medieval Europe

Burial practices point to an interconnected early Medieval Europe

21 January 2021

Changes in Western European burial practices spread rapidly during the 6th– 8th centuries AD, providing strong evidence that early Medieval Europe was a well-connected place with a shared culture.