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Birdoswald Final Excavations

Work has begun on the final season of a long-term programme at the Roman fort of Birdoswald, on the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site

Rome Transformed

A new exhibition at Newcastle University's Great North Museum: Hancock uses stunning visualisations to transport visitors on a time-travelling journey to Ancient Rome.

Bringing Generations Together for Climate Action

A new programme will encourage collaboration between young people and older generations to generate greater insights, innovation and impact in climate affected communities.

Newcastle historian recognised for exceptional research

Professor Daniel Siemens is awarded the prestigious Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award.

‘Dressing Fancy’ in Bath

A ‘Dressing Fancy’ programme of events will take place in Bath throughout June, as part of a Newcastle University research project into Georgian fancy dress and how people dress up today.

Archaeologists celebrate Sycamore Gap

Newcastle University Archaeologists band together to celebrate Sycamore Gap with new book publication

Uncovering the Hidden Stories of Natural History Collections

Archaeology graduate Anna Robson's summer internship with the Great North Museum

HCA students take part in the Great British Dig

Newcastle University students take part in the next series of the Great British Dig.