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.
We are delighted to see that the front page of Historic England‘s website today (19th May 2016 – here is their news story) is publicising an excellent report that they have produced on National Infrastructure Development and Historic Environment Skills Capacity 2015-33: An Assessment which draws heavily on research data produced by Landward Research Ltd. These […]
The report on the Heritage Market Survey 2014, which collected data on the condition of commercial archaeology in the UK in March 2014 has been published. Download Heritage Market Survey 2014 Report. Executive Summary This Heritage Market Survey report is on the State of the Market for Archaeological Services in 2013-14 and has been […]
Doug Rocks-Macqueen of Landward Research Ltd has been interviewed in an article published by The Independent on Sunday. For further information on employment in UK archaeology, please see the Profiling the Profession: Archaeology Labour Market Intelligence 2012-13 report which he co-authored. Britain must dig deeper to save its archaeology We are fascinated by the finds, […]
Headlines from the State of the Archaeological Market October 2011 report: The number of people employed in commercial, applied archaeology has increased slightly (by 0.4%) over the six months to October 2011. Levels of staff turnover are relatively low, and employers believe that the majority of people who have lost jobs in archaeology in the […]
Doug Rocks-Macqueen presented a poster at the IfA Annual Conference for Archaeologists in April 2011 which analysed trends in advertised starting salaries for archaeologists in the UK over the period from 1994-2011, drawing on data from the IfA’s own Jobs Information Service Bulletin.