In memoriam: Dr Johanna Stöger (1957-2018)
On 19th August, we received the sad news that our dear colleague, Dr Johanna Stöger, has passed on. Hanna died, surrounded by family, at home in South...
How can you rescue clay tablets from the war in Syria?
On 7 June, the National Museum of Antiquities opened a mini exhibition 'Scanning for Syria'. The exhibition shows how Leiden archaeologists and Delft ...
Archaeology in eighth position in QS World University Rankings 2018
It is the third year in a row that the Faculty of Archaeology is ranked the highest in continental Europe. Aside from this the faculty features, as it...
Karsten Lambers in Dutch newspaper about new techniques in archaeology
On the occasion of the find of Mayan cities in the jungles of Guatemala by means of remote sensing techniques, expert Karsten Lambers was interviewed ...
'Data science enables us to develop new tools'
PhD students Alex Brandsen and Wouter Verschoof-van der Vaart are both doing a project within the university’s Data Science research programme. The ar...
Exploring the opportunities of big data in archaeology
‘Big data’ is currently a hot topic and it is extremely relevant for archaeology, as new digital methods and a data explosion are radically changing a...
Archaeology in ninth position in QS World University Rankings 2017
It is the second year in a row that the Faculty of Archaeology is ranked the highest in continental Europe. Aside from this the faculty features, as i...
"I simply couldn't use traditional methods for my fieldwork"
Karsten Lambers was interviewed by the Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz, where he was a post-doctoral research fellow from 2008 to 2010. Read ab...
From scarcity to abundance: big data in archaeology
New digital methods and a data explosion are radically changing archaeological research. Karsten Lambers, Associate Professor of Archaeological Comput...
Vacancies: 2 PhD positions in Digital Archaeology
The Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University is a partner in the new university-wide Data Science research programme that advocates the use of data s...
Archaeology at Leiden University in Top 10 of QS World University Rankings 2016
The Faculty of Archaeology ranks as the best in continental Europe and is in the top ten of the world. The Faculty of Archaeology hosts a successful m...
Digital Archaeology group organises sessions at CAA conference
The annual Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) conference is the most important scientific event in the field of digit...
New name of the Computer Applications group