Rousay will play host to the inaugural event of a new project to explore the Neolithic chambered tombs in Orkney’s North Isles later this month.
A project to celebrate, research and share the stories of the Neolithic chambered tombs in Orkney’s North Isles is about to get under way.
The latest prehistoric fingerprints found on fragments of pottery from the Ness of Brodgar belonged to a 13-year-old boy.
The four University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute talks featured in the fifth annual Orkney Archaeology Society Brochtoberfest are now available to view online.
With today being the deadline for three part-funded MRes studentships, now would be a good time to take a look at the research currently under way by University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute students.
There’s only a few days left to apply if you’re interested in applying for one of the three part-funded Masters by Research (MRes) studentships at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute.
UHI Archaeology Institute undergraduate Sara Marinoni was successful in securing a Carnegie Vacation Scholarship this year and her final presentation is now available online.
An exciting new perspective on prehistoric dolmens awaits readers of a new book by Professor Colin Richards of the UHI Archaeology Institute and Prof Vicki Cummings of the University of Central Lancashire.
The University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute has three part-funded Masters by Research (MRes) studentships available – two for the LIFTE project and one relating to the Ness of Brodgar.
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.
Examination of a fourth fingerprint found on pottery sherds from the Ness of Brodgar suggests it was left by an adult male.
Analysis of Neolithic fingerprints from the Ness of Brodgar has revealed details of two individuals who left their mark on a clay pot 5,000 years ago.
A project exploring the past, present and future of energy production and its role in shaping the identity of islands communities has been relaunched and is looking for anyone interested in delving into Orkney’s energy heritage.
A part of the LIFTE volunteer research programme, Lesley Joyce was tasked with examining old maps of Orkney in the hunt for clues relating to early trade in the islands. Here she outlines one of the highlights of her search.
Dr Antonia Thomas, a lecturer and researcher at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute updated the Orkney Archaeology Society (OAS) on the St Magnus Cathedral Graffiti Project last month, and the video is now available.
Earlier this month, the LIFTE Project’s volunteer research programme came to an end after eight very busy weeks for all its participants, both its co-ordinators Sarah Jane Gibbon, Anne Mitchell, Julie Gibson, Wanda Machin, Sigurd Towrie and Jen Harland, and the many volunteers who took part.