CEO of FAME

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Kenneth Aitchison has been appointed as CEO of FAME, the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers. He formally takes up this appointment at the FAME AGM on 20th June 2019. FAME announced the appointment: “The Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers is very pleased to announce the appointment of its new CEO, Dr Kenneth Aitchison, […]

Listen to me! Lobbying for archaeology

An article by Kenneth Aitchison, updating a paper given at the EAA 2018 conference in Barcelona, has been published as an ‘early view’ in Archäologische Informationen. Read the article here https://dguf.de/fileadmin/AI/ArchInf-EV_Aitchison.pdf

ONS Safe Researcher

Landward Research Ltd are delighted to announce that Kenneth Aitchison has become an ONS Accredited Researcher, having successfully passed the Safe Researcher Training assessment. This means that Landward Research Ltd will be able to deliver projects that require access to data that cannot be published openly, for statistical research purposes, as permitted by the Statistics and […]

Professional Associations working to Shared Professional Standards

The CIfA International Practice Special Interest Group, together with the EAA Committee on Professional Associations in Archaeology, will be organising a round table session at the EAA Annual Conference in Barcelona in September 2018. The EAA Committee on Professional Associations in Archaeology and the CIfA International Practice Special Interest Group want to promote high standards […]

Breaking New Ground – price reduced

Breaking New Ground: how professional archaeology works, Kenneth Aitchison’s 2012 contemporary history of professional archaeology in the UK, how it developed and what the key organisations and sites have been  – is now reduced in price. It’s now available through amazon.co.uk for only £0.99. a good, exhaustive guide and update for the archaeologist and non […]

Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2016-17

The Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2016-17 report has been published. Download Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2016-17. Executive Summary A survey of archaeological specialists has found that, in early 2017, specialists appear to have recovered from the economic downturn of the previous decade, but are cautious about the possibility that there will be increased demand for […]

ANHER presentation at HERMA conference

Kenneth Aitchison’s presentation on the ANHER project – Innovative format of education and training of the integrated archaeological and natural heritage – at the 3rd Initiative for Heritage Conserveration Heritage Management Conference was one of ten presentations to the conference to be videoed by the Bodossaki Foundation filmed and published on Blod.   This is now available for download: e-archaeology.org […]

Archaeological Market Survey 2016

The report on the Archaeological Market Survey 2016, undertaken by Landward Research Ltd on behalf of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers and Historic England, is now available. Download Archaeological Market Survey 2016.  Executive Summary This Archaeological Market Survey report is on the State of the Market for Archaeological […]