Archaeologist at a river

A long and proud history of international research in Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology


In addition to our library collections and archives, we also have our own dedicated Garstang Museum and several research laboratories.

Research groups

Our staff and postgraduate students work together in dynamic and supportive research groups that have common interests including:

  • Archaeology of Human Origins
  • Early Village Societies
  • Egyptology Research Group
  • Mediterranean Archaeology
  • Ancient Economies
  • Receptions
  • Ancient Religions
  • Literary Culture of the Roman Empire

Find out more about our research groups.


Research groups receive major funding support from prestigious bodies such as:

A number of post-doctoral positions have also been funded  these grants, including Leverhulme Early Career, British Academy and Marie Curie Post-doctoral Fellowships.


Departmental funding awards

  • Chris Mee Travel Award (for students on taught Masters and undergraduate degrees)
  •   (for research postgraduates and Masters candidates doing research in a relevant area)