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    Compare and Contrast

    Kenneth Aitchison has recently had an article published simultaneously in Icon News and The Archaeologist, examining the comparable professions of archaeology and conservation through the labour market intelligence produced in the Archaeology Labour Market Intelligence: Profiling the Profession 2012-13 and Conservation Labour Market Intelligence reports.  COMPARE AND CONTRAST Kenneth Aitchison examines the similarities and differences between professional archaeology and professional conservation In 2012-13, research was carried out into the UK’s professional labour markets of both archaeology and conservation, two similarly sized and comparable parts of the wider cultural heritage sector. The archaeological research was undertaken by Landward Research Ltd and the conservation study was undertaken by Icon, the Institute of…

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    The Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2010-11

    The Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Archaeology is proud to announce the publication of a new report, which can be downloaded, free of charge, from our website using the link below. The Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2010-11 Kenneth Aitchison Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2010-11 This is a major update of the Survey of Archaeological Specialists undertaken in 2000. This survey was commissioned jointly by the Higher Education Academy’s Subject Centre for History, Classics and Archaeology and English Heritage, and the research was undertaken by Landward Research Ltd. The current report synthesises data from 235 individual responses to a survey of current specialists undertaken in Spring 2011.  This report examines the contemporary…