Research Projects

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A Diet for all Seasons: the role of intra-annual variability in the evolution of hominin diet in East Africa

Funded by: NERC

Principal Investigator: Prof Julia Lee-Thorp


Architectures of Displacement: Exploring the lived experience of temporary accommodation for refugees in the Middle East and Europe.

Funded by: ESRC/AHRC

Principal Investigators: Tom Scott-Smith and Dan Hicks


CUISINE: An innovative approach for the study of culinary practices in past societies

Funded by: European Commission (Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Actions 2015)

Principal Investigator: Juan José García-Granero


EAMENA: Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa

Funded by: The Arcadia Fund, and, the Cultural Protection Fund

Principal Investigator: Prof Andrew Wilson

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Feedsax: Feeding Anglo Saxon England. The Bioarchaeolgy of an Agricultural Revolution.

Funded by: ERC 

Principal Investigator: Prof Helena Hamerow


FLAME: Flow of Ancient Metals across Eurasia

Funded by: ERC

Principal Investigator: Prof Mark Pollard


Handmade: Understanding Creative Gesture in Pottery Making

Funded by: ERC

Principal Investigator: Dr. Lambros Malafouris


Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology (OCMA)

Funded by: Hilti Foundation

Principal Investigators: Prof Andrew Wilson and Dr Damian Robinson


PACEN: Archaeological Project of Central Nicaragua

Funded by: 

Principal Investigator: Dr Alexander Geurds



PalaeoChron: Precision Dating of the Palaeolithic

Funded by: ERC

Principal Investigator: Prof Tom Higham


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SIBA: Stone Interchanges within the Bahama Archipelago

Funded by: AHRC

Principal Investigator: Dr Joanna Ostapkowicz


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The Easter E.G. Project: Shifting Baselines and Changing Perceptions of Cultural and Biological “Aliens”

Funded by: AHRC

Principal Investigators: Dr Naomi Sykes and Prof Greger Larson


UnDEAD: Unifying Domestication and Evolutionary Biology through Ancient DNA 

Funded by: ERC

Principal Investigator: Prof Greger Larson


SPANning the Atlantic

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