Our online seminars resume later this month with Dr Anwen Cooper, of the University of Reading, looking at prehistoric grave goods.
The recording of November’s UHI Archaeology Institute research seminar, which took place on Friday, November 26, 2021.
The recording of October’s UHI Archaeology Institute research seminar, which took place on Friday, October 29, 2021.
Hannah Genders Boyd outlines her research on Bronze and Iron Age roundhouse communities in western Scotland and their relationship with the local environment.
University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute research postgraduate student Hannah Genders Boyd has been awarded her Masters by Research (MRes) – the institute’s first.
A smartphone app to allow visitors to experience some of the Western Isles’ most significant archaeological sites as never before was launched on Monday.
A smartphone app launching this month will allow visitors to experience some of the Western Isles’ most significant archaeological sites as never before.
Oxford Archaeology is hosting an online research seminar next month detailing their recent excavations of middle Bronze Age settlement sites from across southern Britain.
The Bay of Skaill is renowned for the coastal erosion that plagues it and which, in early January, led to the discovery of a large incised rock on the shoreline.
In 2003, a team of archaeologists from five universities began the first long-term programme of fieldwork focused on Stonehenge in decades.
A team from ORCA has discovered an amazing series of half-metre tall stone-carved objects during exploratory excavations connected with the development of an electrical substation on behalf of SSEN Transmission in Orkney.
This is the second in a series of blog posts looking at the main findings from the excavations undertaken by the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute during the summer of 2018. This time we examine the fascinating excavations on Sanday – one of the northern most islands in Orkney.
Summer of digging – Sanday update by UHI student Ross
The excavation of the recently discovered late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age settlement dating to c.2500-2000BC is now under way. It is early days, but already the team are beginning to unearth finds.
Professor Colin Richards of the University of Manchester writes about developments at the recently discovered Bronze Age settlement in Orkney.
Archaeological work is planned to evaluate the site at Cata Sand, Sanday, Orkney, in the week commencing 29th February. Preliminary investigation will use a variety of techniques including survey, geophysics, surface collection, auger and test pits.