The UCD School of Archaeology is delighted to announce the launch of the Kay (Cathryn) Mahon Bursaries for 2015-2016. Ms Mahon had a life-long passion for archaeology - especially Irish archaeology, and these bursaries are funded from the generous bequest that Kay made to UCD to assist students to study archaeology ...
Applications are sought for a Teagasc Walsh PhD Fellowship based in UCD School of Archaeology and UCD Centre for Experimental Archaeology and Ancient Technologies, University College Dublin. This 4-year funded PhD project, to be supervised by Prof Aidan O'Sullivan (UCD) and Dr Lance O'Brien (Teagasc) will investigate using experimental archaeology, archaeology, palaeoecology and early Irish historical sources, how the peoples of early medieval Ireland, AD 400- 1200 developed innovative agricultural practices and food technologies ...
The overarching aim is to explore the early prehistory, especially the Mesolithic, of the Mar Lodge estate, a huge area of uplands in the heart of the Cairngorm mountains, Scotland. Previous estimates of hunter-gatherer activities dated to around 5000 BC, however, radiocarbon analysis of material from recent excavations have demonstrated that humans were presents as far back as 8100 BC.
UCD School of Archaeology supports the Unite Archaeological Branch – and indeed all our professional archaeological colleagues – in their recent efforts to ensure that all archaeologists receive pay and conditions commensurate with their qualifications and level of experience, and recognizes that this can best be achieved through a process of consultation and negotiation with employers.
The School of Archaeology, University College Dublin is delighted to host the Prehistoric Society’s 2015 Europa conference in May (29-31) which will celebrate the achievements of Professor Friederich Lüth, German Archaeological Institute, in the field of European prehistory. The theme chosen for the conference by the 2015 Europa Prize winner is The Origins of Monumentality.