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...

Animal Bones and Archaeology Guidelines for Best Practice

These new guidelines aim to promote high professional standards in zooarchaeological practice in project planning, excavation, reporting and archiving. The guidance supports archaeology advisors, project...

Housing and Planning Act 2016 and CIfA

CIfA seeking input into secondary legislation and guidance required to implement the Housing and Planning Act The Housing and Planning Act 2016 received royal assent...

Archaeological impacts on road, rail, waterways and pipelines

Linear schemes which can include road and rail, waterways, pipelines and cabling, present a number of problems which other types of development do not...

What contractors think of OASIS

The Archaeology Data Service (ADS), have published a series of  findings from the HERALD survey on the use of OASIS (the full set of...

UKAS Conference Bursaries for Commercial Sector Archaeologists

Historic England supported Bursaries available for Commercial Sector Archaeologists STILL TIME TO APPLY! In order to facilitate a holistic and open access approach to the study,...

Cutting edge Masters Research at Bradford

Are you looking for the next step after graduation, or uncertain how to develop the skills which employers are searching for? A Masters degree...

Diggers’ Forum / Prospect conference on pay and training

Prospect Archaeologists Branch and Diggers’ Forum joint day conference Archaeology pay and training: can the industry do more? Saturday 2nd November 2013 This one-day conference builds on the success of...

The Housing and Planning Act : Unintended consequences?

The Housing & Planning Bill received Royal Assent yesterday and marks its passage into law. Chartered Institute for Archaeologists  (CIfA) has been engaged with...

New research on Community Empowerment & Landscape

Major new research into Scottish landscape conservation policies has found that communities are being excluded from participating in development decisions that affect the areas...