In 2003, a team of archaeologists from five universities began the first long-term programme of fieldwork focused on Stonehenge in decades.
Two academics from the University of the Highlands and Islands were part of an international team of researchers involved in a project hailed as “the world’s largest DNA sequencing of Viking skeletons”.
The launch event for the ninth volume of the New Orkney Antiquarian Journal took place last week and featured a presentation by Dr Ragnhild Ljosland, a lecturer at the UHI Archeology Institute.
Caroline Wickham-Jones’ detailed review of ‘Art and Architecture in Neolithic Orkney’.
To celebrate the publication of this excellent work, the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute is joining up with OAS, to hold an event in which Dr Antonia Thomas will give an illustrated talk about the research behind her PhD.
A key goal for archaeozoology is to define and characterise pastoral farming strategies – how did people in the Middle Iron Age / Viking Late Norse period organise their farming?