RPA, WAC and an Archaeological Ethics Bowl

WAC-9 RPA Ethics Bowl

On behalf of the Register of Professional Archaeologists, Kenneth Aitchison of Landward Research organised and chaired the Archaeological Ethics Bowl at WAC-9, the 9th World Archaeological Congress, which was held in Prague, Czech Republic, between 3rd and 8th July 2022.


FAME logo

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 […]