The following academic unit forms the submission to UoA 17a:
Research is organised through three strands. Each strand includes specialists in later prehistoric, classical and historical archaeology, ensuring theoretical and methodological exchange and dynamism.
Scholars from other units in the School and University also participate, encouraging an environment that creates collaborative and interdisciplinary innovation.
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The following case studies demonstrate the impact of our research:
Material culture of the Roman frontierMaterial culture of the Roman frontier
Research from Newcastle on the material culture of the Roman empire, particularly its frontier zones, has created impact across a range of audiences from the general public to commercial archaeologists.
In particular, it has enhanced public understanding and education outside the HEI through key museum exhibits and learning resources, community involvement, non-academic publishing, and engagement activities.
It informs policy, commercial work and consultancy, particularly through the on-going partnership between Newcastle scholars and the wider archaeological community.
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Historic landscape characterisation: research, management and planningHistoric landscape characterisation: research, management and planning
Research at Newcastle on the historic landscapes of Britain and Europe has included significant contributions to the development of a technique called Historic Landscape Characterisation (HLC).
Work on the methodology and research applications of HLC has impacted on policy and practice in the fields of sustainable landscape management, planning, and heritage conservation in the UK and abroad.
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Find out about all our REF 2014 results.