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    National Infrastructure Development and Historic Environment Skills Capacity 2015-33: An Assessment

    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 data are presented along detailed information on forthcoming major infrastructure projects that has been digested from a variety of official UK government sources, coming to the conclusion that there is and will be a shortage of skilled workers in the sector. The Archaeological Market Surveys for 2014-5, 2013-4 and 2012-3 are all referred to as the sources for…

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    Discovering the Archaeologists of the World

    Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe 2014 has shown that measuring archaeologists’ capabilities is a tool that can be used to plan for the development of the profession, development that is necessary to enhance to protection and interpretation of the global archaeological resource. A special issue of Archaeologies: the Journal of the World Archaeological Congress (vol. 10, no. 3) entitled “Discovering the Archaeologists of the World” has been published by WAC, containing two articles by Landward Research Ltd staff. Kenneth Aitchison was the guest editor for this volume, which included five articles, all of which were written by contributors to the Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe project. Editorial: Discovering the Archaeologists of the…

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    Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe 2014 – Transnational Report

    The Transnational Report of the Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe 2014 project, which brings together data from all of the 21 national reports published as part of the project, has itself been published. Kenneth Aitchison and Doug Rocks-Macqueen of Landward Research Ltd are two of the co-authors. Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe 2012-14: Transnational Report Executive Summary Between 2012 and 2014 representatives from 23 organisations in 21 European countries worked together in the Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe 2014 project to gain insight into the profile of the archaeological profession and labour market in those countries. The results can be compared with those of a predecessor Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe project, undertaken…

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    Landward Research Ltd is a labour market intelligence, skills development and monitoring & evaluation consultancy. We are committed to developing people's skills to support communities and to protect environmental assets around the world. We are a not-for-distributable-profit social enterprise with offices or staff in Sheffield, Edinburgh, Musselburgh, Stoke-upon-Trent and New Mexico from which we seek to form global project partnerships. Company Profile