The Department of Archaeology at York is a vibrant research community and a centre of excellent research-led teaching. As well as core strengths in prehistoric, medieval and historical archaeology, we also specialise in digital archaeology and bioarchaeology, cultural heritage, architectural conservation, and landscape research.
As a PhD student, you can specialise in either Archaeology or Conservation Studies.
We are committed to bridging the sciences and the humanities through archaeological research. Our academics are pioneers of research into the natural and built environment, its management and sustainability. We are a centre of excellence for the interpretation and management of cultural heritage around the world, developing new digital methods to make archaeological data sustainable and accessible, and we aim to effectively integrate the latest bioscience technologies across the humanities.
Our research is centred around seven key strengths:
Check that your research interests align with the expertise of one of our staff. Once you've identified a potential supervisor, please contact them before applying to discuss your application and potential research areas.
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This programme is waiting to hear about funding for the next session, or external funding will be applied for once a suitable candidate is selected. Applications are welcome - please see programme details for further information.