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2010

Young Conservator recognised

24/11/2010

Cardiff graduate has been recognised for contribution to research into the conservation of our cultural heritage.

Research grants top £1million

 In 2009/10, Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion secured £1,045,458 in research grants from research councils and other funding bodies.

The Eunuch in Byzantine History front cover
Treasured Bodies: Eunuchs in the Ancient World

Dr Shaun Tougher (Cardiff University) organised a panel on the use of eunuchs at the 2010 World History Association's Byzantine and Ottoman Civilisations in World History Conference in Istanbul in October 2010.

Montage of weapons in the attic
Weapons in the attic

25/10/2010

The 'Welsh Voices of the Great War Online' project ran a series of seven successful roadshows around Wales to collect items and memorabilia from the First World War.

New AHRC postgraduate studentships available for 2011/12 entry
Cardiff University is currently a Block Grant Partnership holder for the AHRC and is therefore able to offer studentships in Archaeology, History, Celtic Studies, Classics & Ancient History and Conservation for 2011/12 entry.  For further details please visit our Postgraduate Funding Opportunities page.

Dr Peter Guest excavating Roman armour discovery
Roman armour discovery

14/09/2010

Complete suit of armour unearthed at South Wales’ site

Reconstruction of Caerleon in the Roman period, showing the newly discovered monumental suburb (© 7reasons)

Monumental discovery

11/08/2010

Major Roman site reveals hidden ‘city centre’

Drawing of skull by Paul Evans
Animism: New paintings and drawings by Paul Evans

08/06/2010

Opening night - 10 June 2010. Installation of work created during the first six months of Paul Evans' ongoing Leverhulme Trust residency within the School.

Dave Watkinson with ss Great Britain behind, undergoing conservation

Preserving our heritage

19/05/2010

Multi-disciplinary project sets out to revolutionise preservation of heritage iron

The Banqueting Hall, Cardiff Castle. Picture courtesy of Cardiff Castle.

Conservation and preservation

23/03/2010

ICON conference comes to Cardiff for the first time

Drawing of skull by Paul Evans
Animism: New paintings and drawings by Paul Evans

08/06/2010

Opening night - 10 June 2010. Installation of work created during the first six months of Paul Evans' ongoing Leverhulme Trust residency within the School.

Dave Watkinson with ss Great Britain behind, undergoing conservation

Preserving our heritage
19/05/2010

Multi-disciplinary project sets out to revolutionise preservation of heritage iron


The Banqueting Hall, Cardiff Castle. Picture courtesy of Cardiff Castle.

Conservation and preservation
23/03/2010

ICON conference comes to Cardiff for the first time

Cardiff archaeologist appears on BBC Radio 4 'In Our Time'

11/03/2010

Cardiff archaeologist Professor Miranda Aldhouse-Green talks about Boudica on BBC Radio 4 'In Our Time'.
The programme is available on the BBC iPlayer for 1 week after the broadcast at:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00r7lr9

Paul Evan's sketch of a distorted animal skull.
New Osteography blog by Artist in Residence Paul Evans

11/02/2010

Artist in residence in the Archaeology Department, Paul Evans has produced a new Osteography blog posting the latest news about his project.

Osteography: A Leverhulme Trust funded Artist in Residence project

05/01/2010

Cardiff University has been awarded a prestigious grant from the Leverhulme Trust through which Senior Lecturer in Bioarchaeology Dr Jacqui Mulville and artist Paul Evans will share their practice and expertise to explore and develop new visualisations of animal osteology in a project entitled 'Osteography'.