• News

    survey sandpit

    Survey of Archaelogical Specialists .sg-type-table .sg-table{border-color:#a5a5a5;}.sg-table thead th{border-color:#8c8c8c;background-color:#bfbfbf;color:#000000;}.sg-table tbody th{border-color:#e5e5e5;}.sg-table tbody td{border-color:#e5e5e5;}.sg-table .sg-odd-row th{background-color:#ffffff;}.sg-table .sg-odd-row td{background-color:#f9f9f9;}.sg-table .sg-even-row th{background-color:#f7f7f7;}.sg-table .sg-even-row td{background-color:#eaeaea;}.sg-type-table thead th.sg-column-header{border-left-color:#595959;}.sg-type-table thead th.sg-column-subheader{border-top-color:#8c8c8c;}.sg-type-table thead th.sg-column-subheader-1{border-left-color:#595959;}.sg-type-table tbody td.sg-group-first-cell{border-left-color:#595959;}.sg-rtl .sg-type-table thead th{border-color:#8c8c8c;}.sg-rtl .sg-type-table td{border-color:#e5e5e5;}.sg-rtl .sg-type-table thead th.sg-column-header{border-right-color:#595959;}.sg-rtl .sg-type-table thead th.sg-column-subheader-1{border-right-color:#595959;}.sg-rtl .sg-type-table tbody td.sg-group-first-cell{border-right-color:#595959;}.sg-question{border-color:#e5e5e5;}.sg-rank-dragdrop .sg-rank-origin{background-color:#f2f2f2;}.sg-rank-dragdrop .sg-rank-target{background-color:#e5e5e5;}.sg-rank-dragdrop li{background-color:#3f3f3f;}.sg-rank-dragdrop .sg-rank-target, .sg-rank-dragdrop .sg-rank-origin{border-color:#e5e5e5;}.sg-rank-dragdrop .sg-rank-instructions{color:#a5a5a5;}.sg-rank-dragdrop ul.ui-sortable li div{color:#3f3f3f;}.sg-rank-dragdrop ul.ui-sortable li{background-color:#333333;background-color:#d8d8d8;border-color:#4c4c4c;border-color:#4c4c4c;}.sg-type-file .sg-file-desc{border-color:#999999;background-color:#e5e5e5;}.sg-type-file .sg-file-prefix, .sg-type-file .sg-file-size{color:#7f7f7f;}.sg-progress-bar{background-color:#cccccc;border-top-color:#ffffff;border-right-color:#e5e5e5;border-bottom-color:#b2b2b2;border-left-color:#ffffff;}.sg-progress-bar-inner{background-color:#FFFFFF;}.sg-progress-bar-text{color:#3f3f3f;}.sg-body .sg-powered-by div, .sg-body .sg-powered-by a{color:#7f7f7f;}.sg-result-bar{background-color:#FFFFFF;}.DynarchCalendar{background-color:#bfbfbf;color:#000000;border:1px solid #7f7f7f;}.DynarchCalendar-hover-title, .DynarchCalendar-hover-bottomBar-today{background:#FFFFFF;}.DynarchCalendar-body, .DynarchCalendar-menu{background-color:#f2f2f2;color:#000000;}#sg-snc-bar{font-family:inherit;border-bottom:1px solid #cccccc;background:#7f7f7f;}#sg-snc-trigger{color:#ffffff;}#sg-snc-box{color:#ffffff;}#sg-snc-bar a{color:#ffffff;}.sg-snc-at-top #sg-snc-box, .sg-snc-fixed-at-top #sg-snc-box{border-bottom:2px solid #ffffff;}.sg-snc-buttons input, .sg-snc-buttons button{font-family:inherit;}.sg-language-list ul{background-color:#ffffff;}.sg-language-list li{border-color:#ffffff;}.sg-language-list a{color:#000000;}.sg-language-list a:hover, .sg-language-list a:visited{color:#ffffff;}.sg-table thead .sg-required-icon{color:#000000;}.sg-table tbody .sg-required-icon{color:#ab192c;} .sg-body{margin:0;padding:0;}.sg-wrapper{width:auto;margin:0 auto;}.sg-header{margin:0;padding:15px;min-height:40px;}.sg-content{clear:both;margin:0;padding:15px 40px;}.sg-footer{min-height:60px;padding:15px 0;text-align:center;margin:0;}.sg-page-title{}.sg-page-description{padding:20px;}.sg-header, .sg-footer{}.sg-question-title{position:relative;font-weight:bold;margin:0;padding:3px 0;}.sg-question-number{}.sg-question{margin:20px 0;clear:both;}.sg-question-set{margin:0 0 0 5px;}.sg-button{border:1px outset #000 !important;background:#fff url(https://app.sgizmo.com/images/surveys/btn_grey_gradient.gif) repeat-x 1px 1px;font-size:120% !important;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal;padding:8px 15px !important;margin:5px;}.sg-buttons, .sg-button-group input{display:inline;}.sg-button:hover{background-position:0…

  • News

    Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2010-11

    Landward Research has been commissioned by the Higher Education Academy History, Classics and Archaeology subject centre and English Heritage to conduct a survey of archaeological specialists in order to provide trend data in this part of the heritage sector. It will build upon the results of the Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2000 and provide data suitable for workforce planning. In doing so it will also identify the economic impact of the current economic climate upon their work and indicate any areas where potential skills losses might affect the capacity of the archaeological profession to provide specialist advice. This will then allow priority areas for the delivery of training to be…

  • News

    Job Losses in Archaeology – July 2010

    A new report on job losses and employment within UK commercial archaeology has been produced by Landward Research Ltd. The report, which is on the situation as it was in July 2010, has been published by the Institute for Archaeologists at http://www.archaeologists.net/sites/default/files/node-files/JoblossesJuly2010.pdf. The number of people in archaeological employment increased markedly over the three months from April to June 2010, with at least one employer finding it difficult to recruit fieldworkers, but simultaneously business confidence in maintaining this growth declined considerably. It is estimated that 6498 people were working in professional archaeology on 1st July 2010, an increase of 265 (4.3%) on the figure for 1st April 2010. 3669 of these individuals were working in…

  • News

    Profile

    SHEFFIELD – EDINBURGH – LONDON – NEW MEXICO – KATHMANDU Landward Research Ltd is consultancy which identifies and delivers ways to strengthen the skills, competencies and capabilities of individuals, organisations and communities. Our work focuses on measuring, building and evaluating capacity development through: the delivery of labour market intelligence research (to measure capacity and contextualise needs); we also undertake broader social and economic research that contributes to this area, the development and delivery of e-learning and video training resources (to build capacity and skills), and the monitoring and evaluation of educational programmes (to evaluate capacity development). We are a not-for-distributable profit social enterprise with a commitment to social and environmental…

  • News

    Job Losses in Archaeology – October 2010 and January 2011

    A new report on job losses and employment within UK commercial archaeology has been produced by Landward Research Ltd. The report, which is on the situation as it was in July 2010, has been published by the Institute for Archaeologists. Download it here Job Losses in Archaeology July 2010. The number of people in archaeological employment increased markedly over the three months from April to June 2010, with at least one employer finding it difficult to recruit fieldworkers, but simultaneously business confidence in maintaining this growth declined considerably. It is estimated that 6498 people were working in professional archaeology on 1st July 2010, an increase of 265 (4.3%) on the figure for 1st April…

  • News

    Archaeology and the Global Economic Crisis

    Co-edited by the Executive Director of Landward Research Ltd, Archaeology and the Global Economic Crisis: multiple impacts, possible solutions, is a review of how the current economic situation is impacting upon archaeological funding, employment and practice across the world. The volume is free to download- 2010 Archaeology and the Crisis

  • News

    social enterprise

    Landward Research Ltd is a social enterprise, a business with a commitment to social and environmental responsibility. Any profits are reinvested in the company or donated to or invested in social and environmental causes. No profits are distributed to shareholders or other investors. The company operates to the "triple bottom line" concept of reporting not only on the basis of financial performance, but on environmental and social performance too. The company will seek to ensure that all projects and outcomes can be positively evaluated in terms of their impact upon people, planet and profit, showing defined social benefits, not leading to adverse environmental impacts (and ideally leading to environmental enhancement) and…