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    “Even after more than 10 years in this job the course still taught me something and allowed me to appreciate a more patient and thorough review of aerial photographs … I was so taken by the quality and professionalism of the course.” John Trehy, Terence O’Rourke Ltd, commenting on An Introduction to Using Aerial Photography for Archaeological Heritage Management. September 2015.   “Following a request from the Scottish Archaeological Research Framework Science Panel, Historic Scotland commissioned Landward Research to produce a Directory of Archaeological Scientists in Scotland. We were delighted that Landward were able to put together a ‘dream team’ of experts with precisely the sector-specific and technical knowledge that we…

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    Register for ScARF Directory of Archaeological Scientists

    All scientists interested in working on Scottish archaeological material are invited to register in the new ScARF Directory of Archaeological Scientists. Landward Research Ltd have developed this service for ScARF, funded by Historic Scotland. The ScARF Science Panel set out The Vision for Science in Scottish Archaeology which recognised that successful archaeological science promotes knowledge exchange and transfer, and this initiative forms the backbone of a virtual network of archaeological scientists, so enhancing communication between scientists and between scientists and field practitioners and other potential users of the scientists’ expertise.  This new portal will allow archaeological scientists who are able to work on Scottish materials to identifying their areas of specialist expertise and…

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    ScARF Science

    The Science panel of the Scottish Archaeological Research Framework (ScARF) set out an exciting vision for science in Scottish archaeology. The ambition is for archaeological science in Scotland to be a world-leader, achieved through partnership and collaboration, and building on existing strengths and expertise. The vision outlines the need to increase scientific research capacity in Scotland, create a network of specialists willing to work together, and hold workshops addressing ‘hot-spot’ areas of archaeological science. We are now working collaboratively on steps towards realising this vision. For example, the co-Chairs of the ScARF Science Panel (Dr Richard Jones & Dr Karen Milek of Glasgow and Aberdeen Universities respectively) are working with the Society…