Pages last updated 16 December 2013

Welcome to the DEAD Lab. We are a research group based in the Department of Archaeology at Durham University. On these pages you can find out more about who we are, what we do, and how to get in touch.


Durham University                              

Department of Archaeology                

South Road                                                                                                      Phone: +44-191-334-1574

Durham DH1 3LE                                                                                           Fax:     +44-191-334-1101

UK                                                                                               Email: greger.larson (at) durham.ac.uk

                             Greger Larson - Reader


DEAD Logo created by Greger Larson & Jeff Veitch

                                                      New Grants and Publicity

We’ve won a couple of big grants recently. In July Greger was notified that he had won an ERC starting Investigator grant to fund his project: UNifying Domestication and Evolution through Ancient DNA (UNDEAD), and in August Greger was awarded an AHRC consortium grant entitled: Cultural and Scientific Perceptions of Human-Chicken Interactions

A recent paper about the interaction between hunter-gatherers and farmers and pigs came out in Nature Communications in August, and several media outlets have picked up the story including National Geographic