ATF Training Award 2017

The ATF Training Award recognises and promotes best practice in training or professional development in archaeology. The award aims to recognise excellence in the fields...

A good idea – poor options. The Stonehenge Tunnel

We are not alone in raising concerns over the Stonehenge tunnel proposal announced by the government. (http://roads.highways.gov.uk/projects/a303-stonehenge-amesbury-and-berwick-down/) Ministers launched a public consultation for the plans...

e-Learning course on CIfA website

CIfA's e-learning portal provides online learning courses to help develop your knowledge and understanding regarding heritage and the historic environment. Of course, you must be...
plan view 1: A scanned view of the Nikopolis Ampitheatre (Photo credit: www.landmark.com.gr)

Secrets of the past brought into the future

2016 has seen many archaeological discoveries reveal the mysteries behind cultures passed. Just recently a 7,000 year old city was discovered in Egypt, in...

CIfA minimum salaries from April 2017

At its meeting on 28 November, CIfA’s governing Board of Directors considered whether to increase the recommended minimum salaries levels from April 2017 and,...

Female PPE

Archaeology, despite our best efforts, does not seem to take any notice of the seasons and therefore, as field archaeologists we are required to...
Location of the whalebone vessel and human jawbone. Copyright: University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute

Radiocarbon Dates reveal Life in an Orcadian Broch.

Death and life at a broch: New radiocarbon dates at The Cairns site shed more light on rituals of Living and dying during the...

Archaeological Market Survey 2015-16 published

The latest Archaeological Market Survey report, produced by Landward Research on behalf of Historic England, FAME and CIfA is now available. Providing a unique...

New COPA website launched

COPA is formed from Cotswold Archaeology; Oxford Archaeology and Pre-Construct Archaeology, three of the largest archaeological companies in the country - recently combined to...

AHI 2017 Discover Heritage Awards are open for nominations

Celebrating the best of all types of interpretation, the AHI 2017 Discover Heritage Awards – for excellence in cultural and natural heritage interpretation in...