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    Jobs in British Archaeology 2014-15

    Recently published in The Archaeologist issue 96 (p.9-11) is the latest annual analysis of published job advertisements in British archaeology, written by Doug Rocks-Macqueen, Landward Research Ltd’s Director of Analysis, Research and Technology. Key points from the 2014-15 report include: More supervisor and senior posts were advertised than in any year since data collection began in 1993-94. More technician-level jobs were advertised than in any year since 1999-2000 A significant number of trainee posts were advertised Overall, advertised wages rose slightly

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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…