Million Pound Company

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

The Importance Of Being Earnest About Cultural Heritage

Stupa as cultural heritage

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you can’t have failed to see at least some of the media commentary on ongoing cuts to funding for cultural heritage (which I’m broadly defining as including intangible heritage, historic built environment, and archaeological investigation) . You might think, so what? Why is Culture important when the British economy shrank by 1.5% in the first quarter of 2021? Isn’t it right that we focus on supporting medicine, engineering, physical and biological sciences, dentistry, nursing and other healthcare disciplines that do tangible good? Isn’t Culture just a nice airy-fairy add on? Well, culture matters if you want to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

Ethics Workshop at CIfA Conference

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Starting at 0900 on 22nd April 2021, there will be an archaeological Ethics Workshop at the CIfA 2021 Online Conference, sponsored by the Register of Professional Archaeologists.

Public Engagement in Development-led Archaeology: a Survey

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New publication – a report by Hilary Orange, Poppy German and Doug Rocks-Macqueen on Public Engagement in Development-led Archaeology: a Survey has been published as a Landward Occasional Paper (003) and is available for free download. Download: Public Engagement in Development-led Archaeology: a Survey This report was produced following an online survey in 2013 of […]

ALGAO LAS Covid-19 Impact Survey: An ALGAO:Cymru perspective on the results

from The ALGAO COVID-19 Impact study was published earlier this week with the support of ALGAO:Cymru. Of the respondents to the UK-wide survey, over 98 percent of local authorities continued to provide a level of planning function despite the lockdown. Whilst some aspects of local authority archaeological work in Wales was impacted by the […]

The way to dusty death

originally posted at Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time; And all our yesterdays have lighted fools. The way to dusty death Shakespeare – Macbeth Basse Santa Su is a quiet town, more than 300km upriver from the coast in The […]

Report on Green Skills survey of 1,750 participants published

The second report for the Green Skills at Vocational Education and Training project published today by Landward Research is a Quantitative analysis of the perception of green skills by VET trainers, VET students, and employers. This is the detailed analysis of over 1,750 questionnaire responses, completed by educators, learners and employers in five countries – UK, Spain, […]

Discovering the Archaeologists of Africa – Update

first posted at Discovering the Archaeologists of Africa is a project to identify how many archaeologists work in Africa, what they do, what their skills and qualifications are and then to use these data to help build capacity across the continent. The project has reached the point where preliminary results from the first stage have been […]