Archaeological Science Network
Manchester's Science Network focuses on scientific archaeology and is dispersed across many units and faculties at The University of Manchester.
The Manchester Archaeological Science Network provides a focus within which multi-disciplinary research can be supported and inter-faculty discourse promoted within a new research community.
Our expertise is diverse, and spans:
- biomolecular archaeology,
- archaeological materials analysis,
- environmental analysis,
There are clusters of researchers working in scientific archaeology in the Faculty of Life Sciences, the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.
- To promote dialogue amongst academics in diverse schools through regular meetings, seminars and lectures.
- To be a multi-disciplinary area of research both within the university and to the wider academic world.
- To generate new grant proposals, provide research outcomes and increased grant income.
- To maximise the potential for scientific archaeological research within The University.
- To provide a new forum for discussion of new results and techniques within Manchester.
- To facilitate inter-school and inter-faculty collaboration, on research projects and postgraduate study.