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New 'PhD by Distance Learning' approved

New 'PhD by Distance Learning' approved
Description
University Senate approves new PhD by Distance Learning study mode in Arts and Law subject areas.
Date:
27/03/2012

Birmingham academics and Channel 4's Time Team reveal the secrets of the playwright's house

Description
Channel 4's Time Team joined a group of archaeologists as they excavated the site of William Shakespeare's house, New Place, in Stratford on Avon.
Date:
09/03/2012

Central TAG conference

Central TAG conference
Description
A report on the international Theoretical Archaeology Group conference 'Central TAG' which took place at the University of Birmingham 14-16 December 2011
Date:
30/01/2012

Expert unearths evidence of mass graves at Treblinka death camp

Expert unearths evidence of mass graves at Treblinka death camp
Description
British forensic archaeologist (and Birmingham PhD student) Caroline Stury Colls and her team from the University of Birmingham have unearthed fresh evidence to prove the existance of mass-graves at the Nazi death camp.
Date:
17/01/2012

'Searching for the Ark' by National Geographic

'Searching for the Ark' by National Geographic
Description
The work of Archaeology's Richard Cutler and Jeffrey Rose features in a new documentary 'Searching for the Ark' by National Geographic
Date:
10/01/2012

Archaeological dig in Qatar reveals fascinating material

Archaeological dig in Qatar reveals fascinating material
Description
Carbon dating of ancient organic remains from Wadi Debay'an, a site a few kilometres south of Al Zubara on Qatar's north-west coastline, has yielded the earliest yet known date for human occupation in Qatar.
Date:
05/12/2011

Escape to the country

Description
Dr Roger White appeared on Escape to the Country exploring Wroxeter's municipal baths on Sunday 27 November.
Date:
29/11/2011

Stonehenge discoveries reported around the globe

Description
Professor Vince Gaffney and Dr Henry Chapman's new discoveries of two pits within the Cursus monument at Stonehenge which provide evidence for a celestial procession at the sacred site featured in media reports around the globe.
Date:
29/11/2011
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