Orkney Viking week is set to go ahead from September 9-19, with both face-to-face and online activities on the programme.
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.
Women and men of the Viking Age is the subject of Professor Alexandra Sanmark’s inaugural professorial lecture next month.
A few photographs from today’s “Uranium Walk” led by ORCA’s Lifelong Learning and Outreach archaeologist Dan Lee and anthropologist Dr Richard Irvine from the University of St Andrews.
At the end of its first year, the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute MA in Contemporary Art and Archaeology secured a 100 per cent satisfaction rating in the Postgraduate Teaching Experience Survey.
A talk on Norse period Orphir kicks off the Scottish Society for Northern Studies new season of online seminars next week.
Examination of a fourth fingerprint found on pottery sherds from the Ness of Brodgar suggests it was left by an adult male.
On August 23, 2021 archaeologists from the UHI Archaeology Institute, aided by volunteers, will return to the Burn of Swartigill Iron Age site in Caithness. Ahead of the 2021 excavation season, Rick Bartongives us an update on the project so far.
Orkney’s county archaeologist, Julie Gibson, features in the above video alongside an 8th-10th Century AD Pictish symbol stone found in Sanday last month.
The University of the Highlands and Islands has been rated as one of the top universities in the UK for postgraduate students
Dan Lee, from the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, reports on the LIFTE excavations looking at the Northern Isles place in the European trade networks of the 15th to 18th centuries.
There are still places available on our undergraduate archaeology courses – BA (Hons) Archaeology and BSc (Hons) Archaeological Science.
Excavation work is under way in Shetland as part of the Looking in from the Edge (LIFTE) project looking at the Northern Isles place in the European trade networks of the 15th to 18th centuries.
The University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, in partnership with the Yarrows Heritage Trust, are preparing for a fifth season of excavation at the Burn of Swartigill in Thrumster, Caithness.