New Look Archaeology Data Service Website

The ADS are pleased to announce that the ADS Library will be moving out of its Beta phase and go Live on Tuesday 16th...

CSCS cards for archaeologists – a joint statement from CIfA and...

The Chartered Institute for Archaeologists and Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers have released a joint statement on recent work towards establishing appropriate mechanisms...

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...

The value of commercial archaeology – Seminar Series

The Centre for Applied Archaeology is organising an innovative seminar series exploring aspects of the value of commercial archaeology, with the first event being...

BAJR Guides : accessible knowledge

To maintain a professional workforce there has to be an ethos of training and skill acquisition. It is true to say that as individuals...
Aerial photograph of Mote of Urr. © Historic Environment Scotland.

65 years later: Mote of Urr excavation published

The results of Brian Hope-Taylor’s excavation of the Mote of Urr, undertaken 65 years ago, have now been published in GUARD Archaeology’s publications journal...
Image: Aberdeen City Council

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...

Diggers’ Forum needs YOU!

Diggers' Forum is run by a small committee of 5 volunteers, most of whom work out on site.  IfA group requirements stipulate a committee...
"Tourbière 03 - Parc de Frontenac - Juillet 2008" by Boréal - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Small Wetlands Toolkit

This particular project within that wider Activity looked at identifying and assessing dispersed small wetland features: for example small marshes, palaeochannels, cut off rivers...

Irish Archaeologists vote for change

The average pay for a site assistant on a short-term contract in Ireland is a meagre €9.65 an hour (In the UK that would...