Royal Mail is celebrating Britain’s prehistory with the release on 17 January 2017 of a set of eight commemorative stamps accompanied by presentation materials written by BU’s Professor Timothy Darvill…. »
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BU staff and students led by Prof. Kate Welham are part of the team of archaeologists and geologists that have found two of the Welsh quarries that provided stones for Stonehenge. The very large… »
Could you please introduce yourself? Sally Reynolds, senior lecturer in Hominin Palaeoecology and Deputy Head of the Institute for Studies of Landscape and Human Evolution (ISLHE) at BU. What… »
The INEA project team included a film producer and director. Their task was to produce short films about the work of the archaeologists and anthropologists involved. As producer Vanessa Edwards… »
Bournemouth University took part in the ‘Science Tent’ at Bestival in early September to showcase some of the University’s fantastic research to the Festival audience. Research activities and information were… »
Identifying activity areas in Neolithic sites through Ethnographic Analysis of phytoliths and geochemical residues
Towards the end of June, Dr Julia Best and PhD student Jacqueline Pitt ventured to Glastonbury festival in order to convey the research of the Chicken Project (Cultural and Scientific… »
A new archaeological find uncovered by BU researchers and students during their annual ‘Big Dig’ at the Durotriges site in Dorset, could help to shed light on the rural elite… »
This Festival of Learning 2014 event was led by BU’s Dr Eileen Wilkes. Participants learnt about Hengistbury Head’s role in the nation’s trade, defence and communications from pre-history to the modern day.
The Chicken Project’s BU Festival of Learning 2014 event took the form of a lecture, the opportunity to handle some archaeological material and take part in some interactive charting that… »
Public invited to visit excavation site.
BU’s Professor Timothy Darvill OBE is Oxford University Press’s current featured archaeology expert, answering a range of questions on the subject. The feature can be viewed online here. It includes… »
The AHRC funded Chicken Project, led by BU’s Dr Mark Maltby, has featured in Nature‘s news in an article by reporter Ewen Callaway. The project, which started in January 2014, draws together archaeology, anthropology and scientific analyses… »
A series of reconstructed Neolithic houses have opened at the new Stonehenge Visitor Centre, with BU research used as the basis for the reconstruction. Original remains of the Neolithic houses… »
After working at Ma’tan, Beidha and Wadi Faynan the team returned to Jordan’s capital Amman to stay and work at the British Institute. On arriving in Amman the team had… »
During our field season in Jordan we had a fantastic opportunity to take samples from the famous Neolithic site of Ain Ghazal. Gary Rollefson who has been running the long… »
Accommodation at the five star Ecolodge in Wadi Faynan, southern Jordan was a wonderful treat for the team and a welcomed respite for the guys who had been residing in… »
Having arrived at the historic housing complex of Al Ma’tan in southern Jordan we were amazed at the size of the abandoned village site, most of the team not having… »
Dr Nivien Speith, Demonstrator in Anthropology at the Faculty of Science & Technology, has recently been awarded the IJPP Early Career Award for especially meritorious meeting papers (sponsored by Elsevier)… »
During our excavations at Ma’tan four of the team members travelled further south to the Neolithic site of Beihda for an intensive day of sampling and filming! A team of… »