Historic England’s ‘Conservation Principles, Policies and Practice’

Historic England’s ‘Conservation Principles, Policies and Practice’ is the flagship guidance document for decision making on all aspects of England’s historic environment. The document...

PUBLICAN project results

In June-July 2017, the Archaeology Data Service (ADS) and Internet Archaeology invited the archaeological community to contribute to a study aimed at building a...

CIfA and CBA Advocacy on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill

From November, Parliamentary debates on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill – formerly known as the Great Repeal Bill –  are taking place in Parliament. The...

Declaration for the Preservation of Digital Intellectual Record

An alliance of the key agencies concerned with the UK’s historic environment has launched their Declaration on Digital Preservation today at a ceremony at...

Is Armageddon around the corner?

Hana Morel & Daniel Phillips Archaeology in the UK: Is Armageddon really around the corner? Or can we continue to be complacent? Last week represents a...

Update on the Chartered Archaeologist motion at the CIfA AGM

CIfA held its Annual General Meeting on Friday 27 October, and this message is intended to be a short update for on the outcomes...

CIfA Professional Practice Paper: An introduction to professional ethics

Ethics is the study of moral philosophy, which helps us to decide what is right and to act accordingly. Moral philosophy can be viewed...

Introducing SESARF!

The South East Scotland Archaeological Research Framework (SESARF) is now under development covering Edinburgh City, Midlothian, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders. The Research...

Making the Most of Film and Video in Archaeology

Despite the fact that archaeologists have experimented with various forms of filmmaking for a century we are still yet to develop a pragmatic approach...

The Geode – affordable sub metre GPS system

Recently I purchased the surprisingly affordable but powerful Juniper Systems Geode sub-meter GNSS solution. With the Geode, I can easily collect real-time, sub-meter GNSS...