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.
The Economic Crisis and the Coming Second Wave – how the economic situation will affect archaeological practice in universities and government
An article by Kenneth Aitchison, Landward Research's Executive Director, has been published in Archaeological Review from Cambridge. Click on the image of the first page below to open the whole article as PDF.