Launch of Landward Research occasional papers

We are delighted to announce the launch of Landward Research occasional papers, an editorially reviewed publication series (ISSN 2631-3081), examining the nature of work and employment in cultural heritage and archaeology. The first in this series is a reissue of Doug Rocks-Macqueen’s Have We Reached Peak Archaeologists? (in the UK).    

Secrets of the High Woods – Heritage Assets in Forestry Management

Landward Research Ltd are delighted to have worked with the South Downs National Park Authority to produce Guidelines for the Stewardship of Heritage Assets in Forestry Management, as part of the Secrets of the High Woods programme. Coralie Mills of Dendrochronicle and Gordon Brown of John Clegg & Co worked with Doug Rocks-Macqueen to write these […]

Skills Needs in Buildings History and Garden History 2016-17

The report on Skills Needs in Buildings History and Garden History 2016-17 is available for download Skills Needs in Buildings History and Garden History 2017   Executive Summary The synthetic results presented here and in this report’s sister project, Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2016-17 (Aitchison 2017) allow for comparison between sub-sectors and across specialist areas […]

Supporting CIfA 2017, Newcastle

Landward Research Ltd is proud to be supporting the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists‘ 2017 annual conference Archaeology: a global profession at Newcastle University from 19-21 April 2017.   We will be video recording and live streaming sessions. For more information on our video services please contact

British Archaeological Awards

Landward Research Ltd are delighted to have provided video recording and production services for the British Archaeological Awards 2016. Congratulations to all the projects that won and to those that were highly commended.  For further information on video services, please contact Doug Rocks-Macqueen, Director of Analysis, Research and Technology.

Doug Rocks-Macqueen, PhD

Landward Research Ltd wants to congratulate Doug Rocks-Macqueen, our Director of Analysis, Research and Technology, for having been awarded his PhD from the University of Edinburgh. Congratulations Dr Doug!

Jobs in British Archaeology 2014-15

Recently published in The Archaeologist issue 96 (p.9-11) is the latest annual analysis of published job advertisements in British archaeology, written by Doug Rocks-Macqueen, Landward Research Ltd’s Director of Analysis, Research and Technology. Key points from the 2014-15 report include: More supervisor and senior posts were advertised than in any year since data collection began in 1993-94. More […]

Breaking New Ground reviewed in Arqueologia Publica

Breaking New Ground: how professional archaeology works has been reviewed in Volume 4 – 2014 of Arqueologia Publica. The full review is at   REVIEWS Doug ROCKS-MACQUEEN Breaking New Ground: How Professional Archaeology Works [Kenneth Aitchison] Landward Research 2013 Kindle Edition The first thing a reader will notice about this book is the lack […]


In March 2015 the UK chapter of CAA held their annual conference. Doug Rocks-Macqueen videorecorded several papers, which are now online with links below. For further information about Landward Research Ltd's conference video services, contact   Digitised Diseases: 3D digital documentation of bone change in cases of chronic disease by Andrew S. Wilson, Tom Sparrow, […]