Image: Digital Imaging. Headland Archaeology.

Archaeological Data and Innovation

by Jürgen van Wessel It’s an exciting time to be an archaeologist in the UK. A new scale of infrastructure project brings some serious challenges...

CIfA comment on the British Academy ‘Reflections on Archaeology’

CIfA has now commented on the publication of the report Reflections on Archaeology, by the British Academy on 29 March and generally welcomes the...

Glasgow School of Art – Funded Places and Scholarships

Funded Places and Scholarships at the  School of Simulation and Visualisation : The Glasgow School of Art http://www.gsa.ac.uk/study/graduate-degrees/international-heritage-visualisation/ Candidates will learn the full range of transferable skills...

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...