Roman Research Trust (RRT)

The Roman Research Trust (RRT) is a charitable trust which offers financial support to research and education in the field of Romano-British Archaeology. Its grants are administered jointly with the Roman Society and distributed annually.

The Roman Research Trust

Since its foundation in 1990, the Roman Research Trust (RRT) has awarded over £600,000 in grants to projects concerned with the advancement of knowledge of all aspects of Roman Britain.

Please note: this is now the official website of the Roman Research Trust. The site at is no longer being maintained.

Joan Pye lecture

The ninth Joan Pye lecture was given by Prof. Simon Esmonde Cleary (University of Birmingham), who spoke on Chedworth: excavations and reimaginings at a Roman villa 1864-2018. The lecture looked at recent major advances in understanding of the Chedworth Roman Villa, one of the best known and most-visited in Britain. The next Joan Pye Lecture will take place next year (2020).

Colin Beattie

The RRT gratefully acknowledges receipt of donations in memory of Colin Beattie, a great enthusiast for all things Roman.