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...

Conference – ‘Our Islands, Our Past’ – Orkney

14th-17th September 2017, Orkney, Scotland Join us at the inaugural University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute Conference: Our Islands, Our Past, on beautiful...

The Chartered Archaeologist – Draft proposal for assessment

Draft proposal for the assessment of a Chartered Archaeologist grade of membership CIfA have been consulting since 2014 on the potential to amend the Charter...

ADS Library: BETA version now online!

The ADS, Historic England and the Council for British Archaeology are pleased to announce the beta release of ADS Library. The ADS Library is the...