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Current / Recent Departmental Research Projects

This page lists current departmental research projects which have attracted targeted internal and external investment. For individual interests, please see the staff profiles and Research clusters pages.

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roman theatre

The Materiality of Graeco-Roman Festivals

Zahra Newby: Leverhulme Trust Research Project (2017-2021)

token from ephesos

Token Communities in the Ancient Mediterranean

Clare Rowan: ERC Starting Grant (2016-2021)


Galen's Commentary to the Hippocratic Epidemics, Book Six: An Edition and Translation of the Extant Arabic Translation

Uwe Vagelpohl: Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship (2012-2018).

sicily coin

Historia Numorum Sicily

Suzanne Frey-Kupper with Keith Rutter and John Morcom

Germanicus bust BM

The Evolution of Tiberian Political Discourse

Alison Cooley: Leverhulme Research Fellowship (2020-2022)

Streamlining Galen:

Medical Summaries and the Transmission of Medicine in Medieval Islam

Uwe Vagelpohl and Simon Swain: Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award (2019-2024)

Care of the Other: Seneca and the Work of Mourning

Victoria Rimell: Leverhulme Research Fellowship (2022-24)

Africa on a map

Rome's Imagined Africa
Elena Giusti (British Academy Research Fellowship 2022-2023)