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    The Resource Library provides access to unpublished reports, publication resources and bibliographic article references.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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  • Louise Fowler and Gideon Mendel sort items from the Calais Jungle camp

    Toys, tins and tear gas: recording objects from the Calais ‘Jungle’

    Louise Fowler

    We have been recording a group of objects collected by the photographer Gideon Mendel at the site of the Calais ‘Jungle’ camp. In this blog Louise Fowler shares some of her personal observations, thoughts and hopes for the project.


  • Timber! The archaeology of Britain’s ancient forests

    Damian Goodburn

    As archaeologists we sometimes come across evidence for ancient forests, long since disappeared, which populated the British Isles after the last Ice Age drew to a close. In this blog, archaeological woodwork specialist Damian Goodburn explores the different types of evidence we find, and what we can learn about how forests have been used and managed over the centuries.