Million Pound Company

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Today, 23rd June 2021, Landward Research just invoiced for our millionth pound of sales.

Profiling the Profession 2020

Profiling the Profession 2020, the updated labour market intelligence report for professional archaeology in the UK.

Help our profession or UK’s shared history will be lost, say archaeologists

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“We know that our archaeological treasures are irreplaceable and we are determined to protect them. Our planning reforms will build on the strong protections already in place. Our deal with the EU means archaeologists can make short trips to the UK without work permits, and their qualifications will be recognised.”

Threatened Cuts at University of Sheffield

Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield

As Founder and Chair of Landward Research Ltd, I have written this letter to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Sheffield to express my dismay at the potential closure of the Department of Archaeology.

Cuts to Archaeology Teaching Grants

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The grants that universities in England receive for teaching archaeology may be cut by 50%.
All archaeologists working in the UK are graduates. Not every recipient of an archaeology degree goes on to work in archaeology, but those that do provide tangible, quantifiable benefits to the country that are worth a quarter of a billion pounds every year.

Paid Internship Opportunity: 2021 Archaeological Ethics Internship

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Register of Professional Archaeologists Summer Ethics Internship The Register is pleased to announce its fifth annual call for applications for our Summer Ethics Internship! Over the past four years, we have been heartened by how much the internship has grown and what our interns have accomplished. The Archaeological Ethics Database (http://www.archaeologicalethics.org), the online digital database co-sponsored by […]

Labor Shortage Mitigation

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Five years ago, HBI’s Christopher Dore gave a lecture to the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers (FAME). The U.K. was on the verge of an archaeological labor shortage and Dore was asked to talk about the lessons learned from the U.S. archaeological/CRM labor shortage of the middle 2000s, from approximately 2005-2007, and ending with the economic crisis or “great recession” in 2008. He presented things that U.K. firms could do, in advance, to minimize the problems that a labor shortage brings.

It is time to revisit those lessons.