Caroline Wickham-Jones: Archaeology loses one of its leading lights
It is with great sadness that we note the passing of our friend and colleague, Caroline Wickham-Jones. Caroline was a celebrated archaeologist, author and talented prehistorian. Here in Archaeology at Aberdeen, we remember her generosity - with her time and her knowledge - and her unrelenting enthusiasm for all things...
UK Archaeological Science (UKAS) Conference 2022 - Call for Papers
We delighted to open the Call for Papers for UKAS 2022. The Call for Papers will close 17 December 2021.
University rises 20 places in THE World University Rankings
The University of Aberdeen has risen 20 places in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022, strengthening its position among the world's top 200 universities.
Winter Graduations 2019
Congratulations to the Class of 2019!
June 2019 PhD Newsletter now available
Issue 3 of the School of Geosciences' PhD newsletter is now available. Showcasing the many activities and achievements of our postgraduate students, the newsletter is a great representation of our active and thriving PhD programme. The newsletter is available here.
Summer 2019 Geosciences Graduation
Summer 2019 graduation ceremonies for the School of Geosciences took place on 17 June, followed by a reception and prize-giving ceremony. The School offers warm congraulations to all of our graduates! School of Geosciences Prizes, 2018-2019: Archaeology: Best Archaeology Dissertation: Veronica Lee Best Fourth Year Archaeology Student: Sesilia Niehaus Distinguished Achievement at Level 4 Archaeology:...
New book published on the post-Roman societies of Northern Scotland
The Picts of northern Scotland were a powerful political and cultural force in first millennium AD Britain. From early references in late Roman sources to the Picts attacking the Empire to their disappearance from records in the tenth century, they helped shape the history of early Britain. In spite of...
Aberdeen to Host 2021 UK Archaeological Sciences Meeting
This biennial conference is the premier meeting in the UK for established and rising scholars in all areas of archaeolgoical science to meet, present and discuss their research. Topics include biomolecular archaeology, metallurgy, stable isotopes, paleoenvironment, ancient DNA, materials analysis and more. Most recently hosted at University of Manchester (https://ukas2019.com).
Apply now for QUADRAT-funded PhD opportunities (UK/EU students)
The University of Aberdeen and Queen's University Belfast are bringing together their environmental research and teaching centres of excellence to deliver a unique PhD opportunity for 100 students based both in Biological Sciences and in Geosciences. The programme, Queen's University Belfast & University of Aberdeen Doctoral Research and Training (QUADRAT),...
Tapping into - and swiping - the past at the Bennachie Colony
The hill of Bennachie has a folklore of giants, magical springs and the devil who built a causeway in one night, while its archaeology includes prehistoric hut circles and the hill fort at Mither Tap.