We organise a series of specialist day courses (Masterclasses) on an annual basis. The courses provide students, researchers, and those working in the commercial sector with interdisciplinary training in artefact analysis and related subjects. 

Material Skills Masterclasses 2016

  • Incorporating Small Finds into your Research (details)
  • Human Osteology (details)
  • Introduction to Zooarchaeology (details)
  • Roman and Byzantine Coinage (details)
  • Lithic Technologies (details)
  • The Digital Illustration of Ceramics (details)
  • Metalwork Use-wear Analysis (details)
  • Palaeography of English scripts c.1500-1900 (details)


Dates: 2016 CIAS Masterclasses will run from 3rd to 10th of June 2016 (see calendar).

Time and Venuee: all workshops are held at Newcastle University and run all day long. Please, see above for details.

Availability and costs: available places and costs may vary. Please, see above for details.

How to book: to book a course, please click on the Masterclass page you are interested in. Booking ends on the 22nd of May 2016.

For further information about Material Skills Masterclasses 2016, please contact Dr Thea Ravasi