CSCS Card for the Archaeologist

David Mennear of These bones of mine has written a short but useful article about gaining CSCS cards for archaeology - Seek advice and...

New research contract: Identifying Current Archaeological Reference Resources

English Heritage wishes to commission a project to identify and compile what reference resources (typologies, reference collections etc) are available and being used in...
Leicester Greyfriars dig, trench 2 Image: CC BY-SA 3.0 RobinLeicester - Own work

How the Burial Acts aid professional archaeologists

Section 25 of the Burial Act of 1857 states that it is an offence to remove buried human remains without a licence from the...

Heritage Alliance Manifesto 2015

“Don’t wreck our heritage through ignorance or neglect” Leading coalition of heritage bodies launches Manifesto for 2015 The Heritage Alliance, the country’s largest alliance of heritage...

Call for UK to ratify Hague Convention on heritage and conflict

IfA’s Chief Executive, supporting representatives of many other organisations and interested individuals, has written to the Daily Telegraph lamenting the lack of progress by...
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Headland Archaeology site is an exciting UK discovery

Headland Archaeology Ltd are thrilled that investigations for the Aberdeen Park and Ride at Dyce, on behalf of AECOM for Aberdeen City Council, made the list amongst...

The value and impact of data curation and sharing

New Research: The value and impact of data curation and sharing Substantial resources are being invested in the development and provision of services for the...

Wessex grasp the nettle of non-Digital Photographic sustainability

Last year the only remaining manufacturer of colour reversal (slide) film ceased production of its ISO400 film, bringing into question the sustainability of using...

Proposed Budget Cuts to Archives and Heritage in Northamptonshire

The BBC has reported that Northamptonshire County Council are proposing to cut funding for their archives and heritage department (which incudes the HER, Portable...

Chartered Archaeologists are to be a reality

IfA’s Petition for a Royal Charter of Incorporation was considered by the Privy Council at its meeting on 11 February 2014, and Her Majesty the...