UHI Archaeology Institute lecturer Dr Sarah Jane Gibbon is in Norway this week after being invited to attend a workshop hosted by the University of Bergen research group Medieval History – religion and everyday life.
Professor Jane Downes is in Germany next week to take part in an international meeting focusing on the future of cultural heritage.
The first part of the second talk in the Tombs of the Isles series – Death and burial in Neolithic Orkney, by Professor Colin Richards – is now available online.
The ongoing LIFTE research project was one of the topics discussed at the Ruralia conference in Norway this week.
Earlier this year, Professors Jane Downes and Colin Richards were back in the Cook Islands and Niue as part of an ongoing project to document endangered cultural heritage sites.
The first in a series of five videos outlining Neolithic chambered cairns in Orkney’s North Isles is now available in the Tombs of the Isles project section of the website.
Our first fieldtrip of the new semester took place yesterday, with some of our new undergraduate students joined by existing postgrads for an introduction to Orkney’s archaeology.
From September 12-14, ORCA Archaeology will use geophysical survey (12-14 September) to investigate the potential for medieval and pre-medieval remains in the fields around Contin Parish Church, Ross-shire.