Our colleagues at the Institute for Northern Studies UHI have a fully funded PhD studentship available looking at the cultural significance of drystone construction in Shetland and Orkney.
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.
A job vacancy at the UHI Archaeology Institute is a fantastic opportunity to get involved with the world-renowned archaeology of Orkney and northern Scotland.
Professor Jane Downes has paid tribute to Orkney-based archaeologist Caroline Wickham-Jones, who sadly passed away last week.
The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is seeking an exceptional candidate for the post of ScARF project officer.
Orkney Islands Council’s annual archaeological grant has re-opened for applications, with a deadline of November 30, 2021.
Orcadian zooarchaeologist Ingrid Mainland has been awarded a professorship from the University of the Highlands and Islands in recognition of her research achievements, establishing archaeological science as part of the Archaeology Institute’s curriculum, and spearheading the growth of its masters programmes.
Martin Carruthers, a lecturer at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute has been voted the Most Engaging Video Conference Lecturer in the 2021 HISA Awards.
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has agreed to fund post-excavation analysis on two Viking graves from the Orkney island of Papa Westray.
A two-year project to develop a research framework for contemporary archaeology in Scotland is looking for an enthusiastic person to co-ordinate its activities.
The new 2021 Orkney Archaeology Society annual review is now available to pre-order.
Julie Gibson, Orkney’s county archaeologist and UHI Archaeology Institute lecturer, features on tonight’s BBC1 Scotland programme Disclosure: how you can stop climate change at 7.30pm.
Nick Card, of the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, is one of the speakers at this year’s Current Archaeology Live! conference and awards.
Scottish archaeology is marking a significant milestone today, Thursday, March 4, with the publication of the Five-Year Review of Scotland’s Archaeology Strategy.
It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Dr Raymond Lamb, Orkney’s first county archaeologist.
Over 100 people attended the Archaeology Institute launch event on November 24, 2015, at Orkney College UHI.