• Archaeological Research in Progress conference, ARP 2022

    Archaeological Research in Progress (ARP) is a one-day conference presenting new research findings and best practice in archaeology covering all periods from across Scotland and beyond. It is organised in alternate years by Archaeology Scotland and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. In 2022, the conference will take place on Saturday, 28 May at Aberdeen University. The event will be…

  • Archaeology Scotland’s ‘Lifelong Learning in Lockdown’ announced joint winner in the Engagement and Participation category of the Archaeological Achievement Awards

    We are absolutely thrilled that our project ‘Lifelong Learning in Lockdown’ was announced as a joint winner in the Engagement and Participation category of the Archaeological Achievement Awards. The ‘Lifelong Learning in Lockdown’ initiative used multi-sensory online archaeology workshops to help people living with dementia and their carers connect with each other and their local heritage. This project has been…

  • Former trainee Fernanda tells us about her experience training at Archaeology Scotland

    For those of you thinking about doing an apprenticeship or traineeship in the arts and heritage sector, my advice based on my personal experience is – go for it! I spent five years before my traineeship with Archaeology Scotland, studying History, Art History, Museum Curating and French. During this time, I acquired a lot of knowledge and developed many different…

  • Join us at Dunfermline Abbey Churchyard – 4th and 5th of December 2021

    It is only two weeks until we start phase two of our Dunfermline Abbey Churchyard Project. The project is in partnership with Dr Susan Buckham, Kirkyard Consulting and the Tombstones and Tales at Dunfermline Abbey community group. For this new stage of the project, we want to reinstate the buried stones excavation area. To do this, we will: Continue to…

  • New Team Members

    Last month we had the wonderful addition of two new team members. Bringing a diverse range of skills into our team, Megan Goodlet and Paul Crawford will be working closely with our Marketing and Communications intern and our Membership and Administration teams. Megan is starting as a membership database trainee. She graduated from the University of Bournemouth with an honour’s…