90 coffin burials excavated in Kampen
In May-June 2014, the BA and MA students from Leiden University supervised by Rachel Schats and Frank van Spelde excavated over 90 single coffin buria...
PhD grant for Simone Lemmers
Simone Lemmers has been awarded a Leverhume trust funded PhD Position at the University of Durham, UK in the field of Biological Anthropology supervis...
Two Marie Curie Fellowships
The Laboratory of Material Culture Studies welcomes two new researchers in October 2013. Dr. Christina Tsoraki and Dr. Benjamin Tun-Yee Chan, both fro...
Grant Byvanckfonds for Dennis Braekmans
Dennis Braekmans receives funding from the Byvanckfonds for the research "Regional economy in the ancient Mediterranean: a materials approach to the e...
Opening Museum and research center Paläon
One of the highlights during the fieldwork in Schoningen lead by Prof. dr. Thijs van Kolfschoten in 2013 was the opening of the museum and research ce...
PhD grant for Andy Sorensen
NWO Humanities and the Humanities Regieorgaan have awarded a PhD grant to Andy Sorensen under the joint funding program PhDs in the Humanities. Andy w...
Grant for Andrea Waters
A small project grant from the Gerda Henkel Stiftung foundation has been awarded to Dr. Andrea Waters-Rist, a co-applicant on a project entitled
Woolly rhino site reveals ancient British temperature
Scientists, including our faculty colleague Dr. Mike Field, studying an exceptionally well-preserved woolly rhinoceros have revealed details of what B...
Unique carbon-14 measurements published in Science
The distinguished academic journal Science published an article about an important and extensive series of measurements made by the Centre for Isotope...
2012 Eve Cockburn student prize 2012 for Rachel Schats
PhD candidate Rachel Schats was awarded the Eve Cockburn student prize for best podium presentation at the 19th European Meeting of the Paleopathology...
2012 Nanodiamonds and wildfire provide no support for meteorite impact at the end of the last Ice Age
Nanodiamonds and charcoal in Dutch soil provide no evidence for the alleged impact of a meteorite at the end of the last Ice Age. This is the conclusi...
Veni Research Geeske Langejans
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research has awarded dr. Geeske Langejans a Veni grant for the research project What's in a plant? Trackin...
Hunter-gatherer toolkits and tasks: detecting microwear traces and residues on Northwestern European Mesolithic artefac
Prof.dr. Annelou van Gijn has obtained a Marie Curie subsidy for research on wetland activity patterns in Mesolithic Northwest Europe. This funding ha...