Understanding Models for the Delivery of Local Authority Archaeology Services

Local authority archaeology services in England are delivered via a variety of mechanisms and structures that have evolved according to local circumstances.
In order to assist local authorities in supporting services that are effective for their own unique needs, ALGAO: England commissioned Landward Research to develop an understanding of how these structures have evolved and what contributes to their success or failure.

Launch of Landward Research occasional papers

We are delighted to announce the launch of Landward Research occasional papers, an editorially reviewed publication series (ISSN 2631-3081), examining the nature of work and employment in cultural heritage and archaeology. The first in this series is a reissue of Doug Rocks-Macqueen’s Have We Reached Peak Archaeologists? (in the UK).    

Discovering the Archaeologists of the World

Discovering the Archaeologists of the World WAC-8 Kyoto Theme 05 (Comparative Archaeologists in the Globalized World) Session G Block SS3, 1640-1840, 29th August 2016 all papers now available for download Kenneth Aitchison    Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe Nicolas Zorzin & Christian Gates St-Pierre    The Sociopolitics of Archaeology in Quebec: Regional Developments within Global Trends Andris Sne   Archaeologist,  heritage […]

Discovering the Archaeologists of the United Kingdom 2012-14

Discovering the Archaeologists of the United Kingdom 2012-14 (Aitchison & Rocks-Macqueen 2014) has been published; textually, this is identical to Archaeology Labour Market Intelligence: Profiling the Profession 2012-13, the cover pages have been updated to allow it to fit neatly into the Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe 2012-14 series, where 21 comparable national reports are […]

Britain Must Dig Deeper to Save its Archaeology

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, […]