Professor Peter Hiscock: Archaeologists in Black Hats[21 October 2014]
Nazi archaeologists seeking the elixir of life. Evil demons entrapped in gold amulets. Wealthy, corrupt tomb raiders. Pop culture seems to give archaeologists a bad name. After studying hundreds of movie portrayals, Peter Hiscock, Professor of Archaeology at the University of Sydney, explores why we portray archaeologists as self-interested, swindling adventurers competing for glorious spoil.
New Faculty Honours Research Fellowships for 2015[30 September 2014]
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is pleased to announce the introduction of nine Honours Research Fellowships to be awarded to outstanding undergraduates intending to undertake an Honours year in 2015.
The successful applicants will be offered supervision towards an Honours degree in the appropriate discipline. They will each receive a bursary of $3000 towards research costs, and the opportunity to take up a research internship with the supervising program.
2015 Departmental guides now available![13 September 2014]
Pick up the new 2015 Departmental guides for undergraduate students!