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Ten selected students from across Humanities have been offered the exciting opportunity to experience Indian university life and culture at Jain University, Bangalore
The College of Humanities was a big success at the Students’ Guild Teaching Awards, with four winners and two runners-up.
The University of Exeter moves up from 13th to 10th place in The Complete University Guide’s ranking of 124 UK universities for 2014, which was published on Monday 29 April.
The College of Humanities is delighted to announce that students have nominated lecturers and support staff from eight of our subjects as examples of excellence in teaching in the Students’ Guild annual Teaching Awards.
University of Exeter announces Medieval Studies AHRC-funded Collaborative Skills Development Programme
A unique collaboration with the University of Bristol creates an exciting series of workshops based at local heritage sites
Today history was made in Cornwall as a unique project to recreate a 4000 year old boat reached its dramatic conclusion as it launched into the waters of Falmouth Harbour.
The College continues to invest in its Art History and Visual Culture research culture
A series of open lectures will commence in January showcasing the University’s research to students across other degree paths
Archaeologists working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama have discovered a cluster of 12 unusual stones in the back of a small, prehistoric rock-shelter near the town of Boquete.
Exeter postgraduate student selected as member of International Council to aid conservation of Indian heritage
An Exeter Archaeology postgraduate research student will assist in the conservation of rapidly declining traditions in India
The University of Exeter is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2013 Paddon Award.
Two academics from the College of Humanities have been appointed to lead themes from the University’s brand new research strategy for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS).
Archaeology PhD student Ciprian Ardelean has won a prestigious award from the Government of Romania for his outstanding contributions in the field of archaeology.
Humanities strengthens bond with India as spilt-site PhD progresses with National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore.
Excavations are underway to unearth the mysteries of Devon’s newly discovered settlement dating back to Roman times.
For the countryside to avoid becoming as homogenised as the High Street we need to learn from how it evolved; according to a new book by a University of Exeter archaeologist.
The University of Exeter’s ambitious prehistoric boat building project has reached a milestone with the laying of the keel, which forms the backbone of the vessel.
June saw another successful student-led Archaeology Careers Fair with several alumni attending the event including Archaeologist Professor Mick Aston.
In the face of mass deforestation of the Amazon, we could learn from its earliest inhabitants who managed their farmland sustainably.
Some of the earliest humans to inhabit America came from Europe according to a new book.
The Archaeology Department is hosting a 3-day Scientific Seminar, funded through the Royal Society’s India-UK Scientific Seminar scheme, for a small group of early and mid-career archaeometallurgists and archaeologists from UK and India.
A modern day boat builder is being challenged to recreate the oldest boat ever found in western Europe, dating to around 2000 BC.
The opportunity for the public to learn more about Calstock Roman Fort in Cornwall will be possible on Saturday 8 and 15 October in the form of special open days.
Poltimore House is planning a special Open Weekend as part of the national Heritage Open Days, 10 and 11 September 2011.
The University of Exeter is to play a key part in a new Knowledge Exchange Hub which has been established to boost the region’s creative economy.
A University of Exeter archaeologist’s research has uncovered the largest Roman settlement ever found in Devon.
Government spending cuts and rushed legislation within the cultural heritage sector are leading to a “devastating” loss of vital expertise, and to human activity that has the potential to “destroy” heritage irreparably, a new report by the British Academy has revealed.
The AHRC have recently awarded Dr Marisa Lazarri a grant of £32,233 to create an international network.
A group of year 6 students in Ontario, Canada were treated to more than just a film on Ice Ace Columbus as part of their First Nations unit.
The University of Exeter is involved in the first major archaeological study focusing on the sea rather than a piece of land.
A revolutionary new idea on the movement of big monument stones like those at Stonehenge has been put forward by an archaeology student at the University of Exeter.
Stone Age humans were only able to develop relatively advanced tools after their brains evolved a greater capacity for complex thought, according to a new study investigating why it took early humans almost two million years to move from a razor-sharp stones to a hand-held stone axe.
Detective work on a Grade II* listed country house and its gardens are about to begin as part of a two year research project between the University of Exeter and the Poltimore House Trust.
A small but intrepid team of Exeter staff and students have returned from a six-week archaeological research expedition to a remote region of rural Andhra Pradesh in India.
Computer interfaces that provide information to the sense of touch offer exciting possibilities for interactive museum displays in which the visitor can handle virtual replicas of museum objects.
A University of Exeter archaeologist has revealed the origins of modern garden design in a new book. Dr Oliver Creighton’s book Designs upon the Land: Elite landscapes of the Middle Ages traces the beginnings of designed landscapes back to the Norman period.