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Archaeology University of Chester
June 11, 2020

Award-winning Chester Archaeologists Shed New Light on Ancient Artefacts

In collaboration with the Universities of York and Newcastle, the University of Chester recently undertook an excavation of the internationally-renowned Star Carr site.

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Professor Howard Williams on the Channel 4 programme, Britain’s Viking Graveyard.
April 23, 2019

University Professor back on TV

The University of Chester’s Professor of Archaeology and expert on the Early Middle Ages, Professor Howard Williams, discusses Viking-period death rituals in a new Channel 4 programme, Britain’s Viking Graveyard.

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Offa's Dyke
March 19, 2019

Students discuss borders and frontiers in fourth public archaeology conference

A series of archaeological lectures, run by students at the University of Chester, returns for its fourth time to the city’s Grosvenor Museum this Wednesday (March 20).

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Lunt Sunset
March 7, 2019

Bringing the Stone Age to life

Archaeologists from the University of Chester are set to become part of an exciting new project to raise the profile of the region’s prehistoric heritage.

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Ben Wills-Eve and Professor Howard Williams with The Public Archaeology of Death.
February 15, 2019

New book showcases students’ research

The public’s interest in ‘the archaeology of death’ is explored in a new publication, co-edited by a University of Chester professor and two of his former students.

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Professor Howard Williams speaking at the TAG conference
January 9, 2019

Archaeological conference success at Chester

More than 400 delegates from around the world descended on the University of Chester for an international archaeology conference.

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Corporate Social Responsibility
October 8, 2018

History academic only British nominee for international book prize.

A University of Chester academic is the only nominated British author on the shortlist of an international book prize – sharing the spotlight with three Pulitzer Prize-winning authors.

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