Guidance for archaeological and historic pottery production sites

This guidance covers pottery production sites in England from about six thousand years ago through to the recent past. The examples focus on production sites of...

Five ways you can support CIfA

Now, as CIfA, we are halfway through our Strategic Plan (2010-2020), and we still have ambitious aims for the next five years. To help us...

Fishing Industry Protocol for Archaeological Discoveries Relaunched 2016

Following on from the immense amount of interest and engagement from the fishing industry and the wider community during its pilot project, a new...
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...

OA launches special magazine and vision for 2020

 In Touch has been produced since April 2007, but has until now only been available to OA staff. While many items that have appeared...

Unexpected archaeology can be expensive for developers

Why land risk assessments can be a real cost and time saver writes Helen Martin-Bacon, Regional Director, Wardell Armstrong Archaeology In my profession I have dealt with...

Archaeologists can be a developer’s best ally

Field archaeology is not a job for the faint-hearted. It can involve a huge amount of time spent patiently watching as machines lift slabs...

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...

Joint statement on recent planning policy reform

In the past fortnight there has been a marked period of activity across the archaeological community particularly related to the announcement of a new...

Let’s Work Together

  The snow failed to dampen spirits – or reduce the attendance – at the Wessex Sheffield office’s seminar last week. (BAJR in attendance as...