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

Report on Green Skills survey of 1,750 participants published

The second report for the Green Skills at Vocational Education and Training project published today by Landward Research is a Quantitative analysis of the perception of green skills by VET trainers, VET students, and employers. This is the detailed analysis of over 1,750 questionnaire responses, completed by educators, learners and employers in five countries – UK, Spain, […]

Green Skills report on employers, educators and policy-makers attitudes published

Two reports produced by Landward Research for the Green Skills at Vocational Education project have been published. The first is a Qualitative analysis of the perception of green skills by VET trainers, VET policy makers and employers. This represents the results of analysis of 73 interviews with VET educators, employers and policy makers in five countries – […]

ICAHM Conference 2018

Landward Research Ltd were delighted to attend and contribute to the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee for Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM)’s Annual Meeting in Montalbano Ellicona. Kenneth Aitchison spoke about progress on the Discovering the Archaeologists of Africa project – his full paper is here.    

David Connolly joins Landward Research Ltd

We are delighted to announce that David Connolly has today joined Landward Research Ltd as a Research Consultant. David, known to many for his work with British Archaeological Jobs Resource (BAJR), will be working on Delivering Online Vocational Training in Archaeology, a project funded by the European Commission through Erasmus+ and led by Archaeology Scotland […]

The Heritage Education Network

Landward Research Ltd are very pleased to be supporting The Heritage Education Network (THEN). THEN are doing great work, building up an alliance of like-minded organisations to share information and connections for anyone who uses, manages, teaches, or creates information about past or present peoples and cultures. We think their annotated bibliography project is particularly […]

Archaeological Market Survey 2017

Landward Research Ltd’s annual Archaeological Market Survey report for 2016-17 has been published. Download Archaeological Market Survey 2017 In financial year 2016-17 commercial archaeology grew in terms of the number of employees working in the sector, but levels of financial turnover decreased and profit levels were unchanged. The sector was not as confident as it had been […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mark Spanjer, EAA Executive Board candidate

Mark Spanjer

Mark Spanjer, one of Landward Research Ltd’s Directors, is standing for election to the European Association of Archaeologists‘ Executive Board in 2017. Landward Research Ltd strongly endorses his candidacy! This is his inspiring election statement. The year was 2000 and I, Mark Spanjer, was at the European Association of Archaeologists annual meeting for the first […]