News - 2014

Archaeology news in 2014

Publications in 2014

Staff in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology have been as busy as ever publishing their research in 2014 (Published 10 December 2014).

Archaeologists awarded major Leverhulme grant

Archaeologists and Civil Engineers have received a major Leverhulme award to investigate the water supply of Constantinople. (Published 26 November 2014)

Senior Lecturer published in leading journal

Dr Schoop's recent work has been published in a leading Archaeology journal (Published 17 December 2014)

Teaching Fellow elected to Society of Antiquaries

An Archaeology Teaching Fellow has been elected to the Fellowship of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

School postgraduate scholarships announced

The School is pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for Doctoral (PhD) and Masters (MSc) Scholarships for September 2015 entry. (Published 3 November 2014)

Scholarships for Academic Excellence

The School has awarded eight scholarships to high achieving undergraduate students across all three subject areas. (Published 21 October 2014)

Joe Thompson - Undergraduate Awards

Congratulations to recent graduate, Joe Thompson, who has been announced as a winner of a prestigious Undergraduate Award.(Published 29 September 2014)

Professor Magda Midgley

It is with great sadness that the School has to announce the death of Professor Magdalena Midgley, Professor of the European Neolithic since August 2013. (Published 23 July 2014)

Welcome to our student interns

Four current undergraduate students have joined the School of History, Classics and Archaeology for summer 2014 in an exciting internship opportunity.

Visiting professor explores island mystery

A GIS and historic landscape expert has been announced as the next Fulbright-Scotland Visiting Professor at Edinburgh.

Representations of Scotland

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology (HCA) played host to a one-day conference for secondary school teachers across Scotland looking at visualisation and representation of Scotland from medieval times to the present day.

Building ancient lives

Can the study of our ancient past help us address our current sustainability issues? Edinburgh researchers consider new perspectives on the past for a sustainable future.

Teaching excellence in Archaeology awarded

Archaeology staff have been recognised for their positive contribution to student learning at the 2014 EUSA Teaching Awards.

Archaeology student nominated for Young Scot award

A fourth year Archaeology student has made the final of a prestigious award for her contribution to an exciting student-led outreach project. (Published 9 April 2014)

Rob Dinnis shares research in interview

Dr Rob Dinnis has discussed his latest research in a recent Sunday Post feature. (Published 9 April 2014)