Research & Engagement

  • Research at MOLA

    We develop partnerships with commercial, academic and community groups to produce truly innovative archaeological research.
  • Josh Frost leads the Thames Discovery Programme Tadpoles session (c) MOLA.jpg

    Community Engagement

    We run community archaeology programmes that stimulate enquiry and promote active discovery.
  • Roman London's first voices (c) MOLA


    MOLA has produced over a hundred archaeological publications, ranging from academic monographs to popular books.
  • historic documentation

    Resource Library

    The Resource Library provides access to unpublished reports, publication resources and bibliographic article references.
  • School session on the Time Truck at Tower Bridge (c) MOLA

    Research and Engagement Projects

    We carry out a range of research and community archaeology projects every year, with our partners.
  • Thames Discovery Programme teaching the Tadpoles (c) MOLA


    Experience archaeology first-hand and volunteer with MOLA, CITiZAN and the Thames Discovery Programme.


These pages provide information on events that MOLA is hosting and those we are contributing to, ranging from walks and talks to community digs, conferences and exhibitions.

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  • Cataclysmic volcano wreaked havoc on medieval Britain

    Cataclysmic volcano wreaked havoc on medieval Britain

    MOLA team

    The results of the largest archaeological investigation ever to have taken place in London are to be published by MOLA. Some 10,500 human skeletons dating from the 12th century to the 1500s were discovered by archaeologists a decade ago.


  • Thames Discovery Programme has a new home

    Thames Discovery Programme has a new home

    MOLA team

    The Thames Discovery Programme (TDP), a ground-breaking community archaeology project set up in 2008, looks forward to an exciting programme ahead, as it is taken under the wing of MOLA. The project was also yesterday awarded a prestigious British Archaeological Award for Best Community Archaeology Project.