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Our Research

UCD School of Archaeology has a long history and over that time the research community have directed or been a key part of many research projects. The list of projects on this page and our research map gives a flavour of both the range and geographical spread of some of the more recent projects.

  • Adoption of Agriculture
  • Archaeology of the Irish Revolution
  • Artefacts and Digital Data
  • Bardsey Island Lithics
  • Belderrig, Co. Mayo
  • Birsay-Skaill Landscape Archaeology Project, Orkney, Scotland
  • Boyne Catchment GIS Project (INSTAR)
  • Caves
  • Climate change and the adoption of agriculture in Ireland
  • Clonmacnoise Bridge
  • Crannogs on the Firth of Clyde, Scotland
  • Cultural sediments at Niah Cave (Sarawak, Malaysia) & Tabon Cave (Palawan, Philippines)
  • Chronology, Culture and Archaeology
  • Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe: Ireland
  • Early Medieval Archaeology Project (EMAP) (INSTAR)
  • Fergus estuary and islands: discovering a maritime historic landscape in Co. Clare
  • Figure3D
  • From hunters to farmers: the evolution of human populations preceding the emergence of agriculture
  • Glendalough Archaeology Project
  • Hill of Ward Project
  • Inscribed Landscapes
  • Irish Stone Axe Project
  • Kings River Valley, Co Wicklow
  • Templeteenaun
  • Burgage Moore
  • Knockroe
  • Lambay Island
  • Landscapes of Desire: Parks in Victorian and Edwardian Ireland
  • Lough Derravarragh Environs
  • Looking Up: the future of early prehistoric heritage in Europe’s mountains
  • Coolure Demesne, Lough Derravarragh, Co. Westmeath
  • Envisioning a landscape
  • MarLodge, Cairngorm Mountains
  • Middle Mekong Archaeological Project, Lao PDR
  • Neolithic and Bronze Age Landscapes of North Mayo (NBNM) (INSTAR)
  • Palawan Island Prehistory Project, Philippines
  • Placing Voices - Voicing Places: Contemporary Archaeology in Inner-City Dublin (INSTAR)
  • Prehistoric Stone Quarries
  • Rock art in Ireland and Scotland
  • Sands of Forvie Project
  • Shannon estuary
  • Shinano River Landscape Project, Japan
  • Tara Research Project
  • The 'university of revolution': archaeological excavation and survey at Frongoch internment camp, north Wales
  • The Evolution of Dietary Diversity and the Transition to Agriculture in Europe
  • Understanding the Irish Late Neolithic: Grooved Ware in Context
  • WILDS - Wicklow Integrated Landscape Development Studies

Contact UCD School of Archaeology

Newman Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 8312 | E: archaeology@ucd.ie