Register now for March’s free UHI Archaeology Seminar – “Roots and Routes in Polynesia: investigating the fabulous Ara Metua and the colonisation of Rarotonga”
Questions regarding Knap of Howar in Papa Westray, Orkney, have resurfaced following the discovery of eroding midden material to the south of the iconic Neolithic structures.
The Westray launch events for the Tombs of the Isles community project will take place on Thursday, March 31, and Friday, April 1.
The UHI Archaeology Institute Tombs of the Isles community project reaches Eday this week, with launch events on March 3 and 4.
The first in a new series of UHI Archaeology Institute articles exploring some of the incredible artefacts that can be found in Orkney’s museums, archives and heritage centres is now available on Orkney.com.
Excavation at the multi-period settlement site at Skaill, Rousay, resumes in July.
Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we have had to cancel the Shapinsay Tombs of the Isles launch events on Wednesday and Thursday this week (March 9/10).
Ancient technology sessions with Eday schoolchildren, held during the launch of the Tombs of the Isles launch events, were hailed a great success last week.
Excavation will resume at The Cairns this summer – from June 13 until July 8, 2022.
Archaeology Institute excavations at The Cairns, in South Ronaldsay, will be among the topics covered by the University of Glasgow’s new season of free online seminars.
The recording of February’s UHI Archaeology Institute research seminar, which took place on Friday, February 25, 2022.
Dr Antonia Thomas was in London last week and attended the official launch of the World of Stonehenge at the British Museum.
Artefacts from the Ness of Brodgar – one of the UHI Archaeology Institute’s flagship excavations – are among the hundreds brought together for a special exhibition on Stonehenge at the British Museum.
The UHI Archaeology Institute’s Professor Ingrid Mainland and Martin Carruthers are co-authors of a new paper on the genetics of North Atlantic right whales – the rarest of all large cetaceans.
Dates have been set for the rest of the Tombs of the Isles launch events in Orkney’s North Isles – including a new date for Westray, which had to be postponed this week.
Our Tombs of the Isles project reached Sanday last week, with launch events on Wednesday and Thursday.
The UHI Archaeology Institute has 12 student work placements available on four Bronze Age sites in Perth.
On Tuesday, February 1, 2022, Professor Colin Richards of the UHI Archaeology Institute was joined by Professor Vicki Cummings, of the University of Central Lancashire, to discuss prehistoric dolmens – the subject of their recently published book.