Skincare is a part of life nowadays with advertisements on TV, radio and the internet. Most interestingly skincare has been important to human societies for millennia. UWTSD’s Dr Jane Draycott has been awarded an AHRC Science in Culture Early Career Developmental Award for the joint project “From natural resources to packaging, an interdisciplinary study of […]

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This is the third year of the UWTSD Lampeter Student Led Awards, and on Wednesday a number of students and staff got together for the celebration and presentation of the awards. The Student Led Awards are organised by the UWTSD Students’ Union and are based upon a process of nomination and selection by the students. The […]

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Celtic religions in antiquity is a lively area of research at UWTSD. The latest article by UWTSD Classics Senior Lecturer Dr Ralph Häußler presents his work on the Voconces, a Celtic people in Gaul. In the article ‘Vaison et la colline de Puymin : évolution d’un espace sacré (Ier siècle av. n. è. – IIe […]

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The blog below was written by one of our Ancient History and Archaeology students, Heather: I can put a spell on you!! …well not you, but I can cast a spell on your dead body… You are probably thinking that I am crazy but I am not! And I will tell you why. My name is […]

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The blog below was written by one of our Ancient History students, Stephany Aymerich: Hello everyone, I am Steph, second year Ancient history and anthropology student. Togidubnus!!! …You may think that I have just made that word up but it’s actually the name of the guy who (presumably) used to live in Fishbourne. First of all, […]

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The blog below was written by one of our Classics students, Gemma Russell: “Ahhhh!” Exclaimed Kyle as he fell off the stage with a dagger in his back. Wait a minute. I should probably give you some background into this. First let me start by saying that Kyle happens to be Dr Kyle Erickson, head […]

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Professor Gideon Shelach visited UWTSD from the 15th-17th February and gave two talks to the research community here at the Lampeter campus. Professor Shelach, an eminent archaeologist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, carries out research into the origins of agriculture and sedentary communities in Northeast China. During his visit Professor Shelach delivered the Roderic […]

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Last Saturday the School of Classics went on its annual autumn day trip. Whereas last year we stayed on our side of the border and explored Caerleon and Caerwent, this year we ventured a little further afield to the Roman Baths of Bath Spa. This gave students taking Dr Ralph Haeussler’s Britain in the Western […]

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This July I (Dr Matthew Cobb) undertook a trip to visit a number of sites of historical interest in the Eastern Desert of Egypt and on the Red Sea coast. Researching and teaching on the topic of Roman trade in the Indian Ocean and having a broader interest in how communities sustained themselves in these […]

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