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About the McDonald Institute

The McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research exists to further research by Cambridge archaeologists and their collaborators into all aspects of the human past, across time and space.

Laboratories

The McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research and the Division of Archaeology jointly support a number of internationally recognised laboratories for archaeological science.

Postgraduate Study

 
Our History

The McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research in the University of Cambridge was established in 1990 through a generous benefaction from the late Dr D.M. McDonald. The benefaction enabled the University to construct and maintain purpose-built premises for the Institute which include research rooms and laboratories, together with archive space and a seminar room.

Showcasing research highlights and outreach for the academic year 2015-2016

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Upcoming events

Heritage Research Group

Feb 21, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar

Feb 21, 2017

Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA

Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit

Feb 21, 2017

Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane

Ancient Near East Seminar Series

Feb 21, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Later European Prehistory Group Special Lecture

Feb 22, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Ancient Near East Seminar Series

Feb 22, 2017

West Building Seminar Room, Division Room, Downing Street

BioAnth Seminar Series

Feb 22, 2017

Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Division of Biological Anthropology, Fi

Faculty of Architecture and History of Art

Feb 23, 2017

Facculty of Architecture and History of Art, Scoope Terrace, Lecture Room 2

Aegean Archaeology Group

Feb 23, 2017

West Building Seminar Room, Division Room, Downing Street

Upcoming events

An Oral History of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research