Research in Classics
Staff in Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology are actively engaged with public history and heritage agendas, working with the National Museums and Galleries Wales, Cadw, Hereford Cathedral, and the Gwent Glamorgan Archaeological Trust, for example. KYKNOS is the Swansea and Lampeter Centre for Research on the Narrative Literatures of the Ancient World. It stimulates, co-ordinates and promotes research on the historiography and narrative literatures of ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt and the Near East. There are also close links with the Egypt Centre, a unique resource which houses thousands of archaeological objects, constituting one of the largest collections of Egyptian material culture in the UK and the largest in Wales.
Staff in Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology are involved in a number of Research Groups including: