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.
Our book ‘Landscapes Revealed’ has been nominated for Book of the Year in the Current Archaeology Awards.
The Uist Virtual Archaeology Project has been shortlisted for two awards in the 2022 Archaeological Achievement Awards.
A splendid blog post from experimental archaeologist and woodworker Viv Walker on her investigation into how The Cairns bowl was repaired in antiquity.
A team from the University of the Highlands and Islands, led by the UHI Archaeology Institute’s Dan Lee, have been working with Cateran Ecomuseum to complete a Cultural Heritage Assessment for this “museum without walls”.
A paper by Dr Sarah Jane Gibbon and Dr James Moore is among those found in a new open access publication, “Unlocking Sacred Landscapes: Religious and Insular Identities in Context”.
A flash back to the tail end of the summer and the excavation of the Iron Age site at Swartigill, Caithness.
We’re now accepting applications for our Archaeology and Local Studies course, which begins in January 2023. The ten-week course equips you with the knowledge and resources you need to undertake your own archaeological research.
Dr Ragnhild Ljosland updates us on her “Vikings, Pirates, and Shipwrecked Princesses” project.
Professor Ingrid Mainland and Nick Card are among the authors of a new paper on the faunal remains from the Ness of Brodgar.
The recording of November’s monthly UHI Archaeology Institute research seminar, From the Cairns to Cata Sand: The history and archaeology of North Atlantic cetaceans, featuring Dr Vicki Szabo, from Western Carolina University, and our very own Dr Jen Harland.
Our MLitt in Archaeological Studies is accepting students to start in January 2023. Students can undertake the course at a UHI campus or online, giving those interested that chance to study archaeology from your their own home and gain a postgraduate qualification from the UHI Archaeology Institute.
Rock art in Neolithic Orkney is the subject of a talk by Dr Antonia Thomas in Papa Westray tomorrow evening, Friday.
Antonia will be joined by ORCA’s Chris Gee for a workshop on Saturday, November 19, looking at the inspiration, materials and methods used in the creation of Neolithic art.
Excavation at The Cairns Iron Age site will resume on Monday, June 12, 2023, running until Friday, July 7.