Our first fieldtrip of the new semester took place yesterday, with some of our new undergraduate students joined by existing postgrads for an introduction to Orkney’s archaeology.
An exhibition on Neolithic pottery, curated by student Lois Combs, is running at the Orkney Museum, Kirkwall, until September 30.
Undergraduate student Sarah James reports on her experience over the two-week excavation field school at Skaill farm, Rousay.
The parish of Firth, in Orkney’s West Mainland, was the destination for Friday’s student fieldtrip looking at the finer details of walkover surveys.
A group of postgraduate students have been in South Ronaldsay this week carrying out survey work around the Howe of Hoxa.
The third, and final, day of our fieldtrip saw us depart Helmsdale early in the morning and head south.
Day two of the 2023 Student Easter fieldtrip.
Students from the UHI Archaeology Institute made their way to Helmsdale, Sutherland, yesterday for this year’s Easter Fieldtrip.
Postgraduate students were out fieldwalking in Orkney’s West Mainland last week – their focus a newly ploughed field to the north-east of Maeshow
Dr Magdalena Blanz has been awarded the BAG-Förderpreis 2021 by the Austrian Society for Bioarchaeology (BAG) for her PhD dissertation.
Staff and students from the UHI Archaeology Institute have been in Elgin this week for the 2023 UHI Research Conference.
Archaeology student Francesca Meneghetti has been named Orkney College UHI’s 2022 Student of the Year.
Three archaeology students were recognised at the 2021 Orkney College special awards ceremony this week.
UHI Archaeology Institute undergraduate Sara Marinoni was successful in securing a Carnegie Vacation Scholarship this year and her final presentation is now available online.