Orkney Islands Council is looking to engage with students – recent movers to Orkney and those looking to move – to find out more about their housing needs.
The first UHI Archaeology Institute online research seminar of 2023 takes place next week and will see Martin Carruthers and Scott Timpany casting a fresh eye on Iron Age stalled buildings.
A four-day archaeological research conference is being held in Orkney in March as the final event in the development of Scotland’s Islands Research Framework for Archaeology (SIRFA).
The latest issue of Celebrating Archaeology in Scotland magazine is now available to download.
A new podcast from History Hit, looking at Orkney’s Neolithic remains, including Maeshowe, the Ring of Brodgar, Skara Brae and a section on the Ness of Brodgar, featuring Nick Card and Roy Towers.
Staff and students from the UHI Archaeology Institute have been in Elgin this week for the 2023 UHI Research Conference.
The thrill of never quite knowing what great archaeological find may quite literally be unearthed next is certainly going to be missed by Julie Gibson, who retired as Orkney’s county archaeologist at the end of 2022.
The impact of art and archaeology in Orkney is one of the case studies highlighted in the latest edition of British Archaeology magazine.
In the summer of 2022, Current Archaeology‘s Carly Hilts visited the Ness of Brodgar excavation to see progress on the site and hear the latest thinking on the Neolithic complex.
Today, Wednesday, December 21, we celebrate the winter solstice – a day intextricably linked to the Maeshowe in Stenness.
Professor Ingrid Mainland is one of the authors in a major new publication on Viking and Norse Age Scotland.
Two zooarchaeologists from the UHI Archaeology Institute are among the researchers looking at the role of red deer in the prehistory of Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles.
The Development of Neolithic House Societies in Orkney: Investigations in the Bay of Firth, Mainland, Orkney (1994–2014), edited by Colin Richards and Richard Jones, is available as a free PDF via Oxbow books.
Marks of devotion: exploring historic graffiti in St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall – an article on Current Archaeology’s The Past website outlining the St Magnus Cathedral Graffiti Project.
UHI Archaeology Institute BSc graduate Sue Dyke has won a prestigious award for her undergraduate dissertation.
Professor Colin Richards’ investigation into Neolithic dolmens is up for the title of the Current Archaeology’s Research Project of the Year, with voting now open to the public.