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PARNASSUS is an interdisciplinary research project based at the University of Bath investigating the adverse environmental effects and adaptation measures needed for the protection of cultural heritage from climate change impact. The project is implemented under 'The Science and Heritage Programme' , funded by the AHRC (Arts & Humanities Research Council) and EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council). Continue reading →

Alan Sorrell Project

Alan Sorrell (1904-1974) was an artist best known for his reconstruction drawings of historic sites and monuments, and tableaux of ancient life. His distinctive style—with contrasts of light and dark, and threateningly stormy or unstable backdrops—was carefully researched for accuracy, and has proven inspirational both to archaeologists and the broader public. Continue reading →

Çatalhöyük Visualisation Project

The University of Southampton’s archaeological visualisation team, led by Professor Stephanie Moser, has been conducting research at the internationally-renowned site of Çatalhöyük, Turkey, since 2009. This project is the first of its kind to examine the long-term visual corpus of an archaeological excavation and, based on this analysis, to develop new visuals for the site’s key audiences. Continue reading →


The EdShare learning and teaching resource and service was initially created by the JISC-funded EdSpace Project within the University of Southampton. The Project began in October 2007. The Project was led by Hugh Davis, University Director of Education with responsibility for Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL), the Project Manager was and remains Debra Morris, a member of staff of the University Library. The Project itself was completed in April 2009. Continue reading →

Staffordshire Hoard

The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest find of Anglo-Saxon gold and silverwork ever found. It was discovered on the 5th July 2009 nearby to the village of Hammerwich, near Staffordshire. In its collection there were more than 1500 items that have been roughly dated to around the 7th-8th Centuries AD. The quality of the workmanship is extremely high and the sheer depth of artwork and skill seen in the find makes it a fascinating collection. Continue reading →