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Jon Henderson

Associate Professor, University of Nottingham

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Archaeology documentary wins global prize

A documentary following the research of Dr Jon Henderson of the Department of Archaeology and Classics has been awarded the Gold Medal for best documentary in the History and Society section at the 2018 New York Festivals World’s Best TV and Film awards ceremony, which was held in Las Vegas this month. The National Geographic documentary Drain the …

Working as a science journalist at The Times

As the end of year deadline of the Christmas period approaches, teaching is finished and I am trying to catch up with imminent grant proposals, a commissioned book chapter and yet more teaching prep. Thinking purely in terms of putting these tasks off as long as possible, I’ve just realised that I haven’t yet written …

Prehistoric Monuments in the Peak District

Taking place in November, the student ‘Prehistoric’ field trip proved to be the perfect introduction to British archaeology. Weather wise at least. Wrapped up in waterproofs and woolly hats, while huddling together for dear life, the students were able to discern through the horizontal rain two of the more impressive prehistoric field monuments in the …

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From Dubai to Woking: the archaeological journey of a Nottingham graduate

Having returned from two months expedition working in Dubai as part of his Masters by Research, Nottingham student James Roberts has landed a professional archaeology job working with Surrey County Archaeological Unit. Leaving the desert behind for now he is set to examine the animal bones from a major Tudor settlement – the former Woking …

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