The recording of September 2022’s UHI Archaeology Institute research seminar featuring Mairi MacLean.
Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has lodged a motion in the Scottish Parliament welcoming the successful completion of another excavation season at the Ness of Brodgar.
Programme of geophysics resumes in #Rousay, with talk on Friday evening. #Archaeology #ThinkUHI #UHIResearch
The archaeobotanical assemblage from the Braes of Ha’Breck, on the Orkney island of Wyre, is among those analysed in a new paper published in the journal Antiquity.
The rescheduled Shapinsay launch event for the Tombs of the Isles project will take place on Tuesday, September 6.
An article from Current Archaeology magazine looking at dolmens – in particular the thoughts of Professor Colin Richards (UHI Archaeology Institute) and Professor Vicki Cummings (University of Central Lancashire).
A new blog post by Dr Antonia Thomas, on the subject of Neolithic art at the Ness of Brodgar, is now available on the Ola Gorie website.
Running alongside this year’s excavation at the Ness of Brodgar is an exhibition of artefacts from the site in the Maeshowe visitor centre, Stenness.
3d models created by Dr Hugo Anderson-Whymark as part of the ongoing Tombs of the Isles project are now available to view.
Orkney Archaeology Society (OAS) is hosting a pre-dig talk by Ness of Brodgar director Nick Card on Thursday, June 16.
An academic paper co-authored by Professor Colin Richards of the UHI Archaeology Institute is the winner of the 2022 Ben Cullen Prize
Nick Card, of the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute and director of the Ness of Brodgar excavation, was a speaker in a British Museum talk last week on links between Neolithic Orkney and the rest of Britain and Ireland.
We were out in Westray on Friday as part of the launch of our Tombs of the Isles community project and took the chance to survey a little known Neolithic chambered cairn at Vere Point.
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.
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.