Research area


Close up of an ancient artefact face carved in stone

Our archaeologists play a crucial role in the way we record and present the past, and how we preserve it for the future. We’re ranked 3rd in the UK for archaeology research, and 100% of our research was classified world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2021).

Research highlights

Changing the lives of young people through archaeology

The Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project integrated education and research in order to inspire the next generation of STEM students.

Research institutes, centres and groups