Department of Classics and Archaeology

Research - Classics and Archaeology

Nottingham is a research-led University; in the Department of Classics and Archaeology we combine theoretically informed research with cutting-edge scientific techniques and facilities to advance our knowledge of past societies.

Our students play a significant role in contributing to and maintaining the momentum of our research activities.

Research Excellence Framework (REF)

The REF is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.

  • Archaeology - 96% of research is rated of international standard
  • Classics - ranked joint 4th for world-leading research.

Full REF 2014 information

Legend of the Holy Ermit Anthony, Meister der Hl Sippe, W.A.F. 452


Key themes and priority areas in the Department

3D survey of the Thistlegorm wreck


Research centres, networks and connections

Petra, Ma'an, Jordan


Current individual research projects

Selection of human skulls on storeroom shelves


Staff research profiles and expertise

Holly Miller and postgraduate students in an Archaeology seminar


Upcoming and past research seminars and conferences

University Vice-Chancellor handing out certificates at Winter Graduation 2017


Research and study programmes


We are fully compliant with the University's research ethics guidelines. 

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Department of Classics and Archaeology

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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