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


    Browse hundreds of our archaeological publications available to buy, ranging from academic monographs to popular books.
  • Resource Library

    Find unpublished reports, publication resources and bibliographic article references.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.


Come along to our events, from walks and talks to community digs, conferences and exhibitions. 

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  • Temple of Mithras with light and haze (c) Bloomberg

    Archaeology and Public Benefit Project Update 4: Can you put a value on heritage?

    Dr Sadie Watson

    Dr Sadie Watson reflects on The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport's plans to create a system to evaluate the benefits of culture and heritage.


  • Archaeologists' hard hats on top of lockers (c) MOLA

    Tackling discrimination on archaeological sites

    Magnus Copps

    Here at MOLA we want our employees to feel they can work safely in an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. As part of Pride Month 2020, our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Lead, Magnus Copps, talks to our Developer Services team about their experiences of addressing discrimination on site and looks at some of the initiatives in archaeology and construction that are coming together to empower people to speak out.