Category Archives: Conference

“Scotland’s earliest people, their landscape and houses” – Alan Saville Memorial Conference

“Scotland’s earliest people, their landscape and houses” – Alan Saville Memorial Conference

13th April 2017 | Categories: Conference, Lecture, Research, ScARF

Conference On the 17th June 2017, there will be a day conference in honour of Alan Saville, past Society of Antiquaries of Scotland President. The day will comprise a set of brief talks but, more importantly, lots of discussion related to the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic occupation of Scotland, focused on the possible dwellings and ‘houses’…

Dr Lisa Marie Shillito discussing sampling strategy at the Ness of Brodgar

Research in Progress 2017

25th January 2017 | Categories: Conference, Research, Up and coming events

Archaeological Research in Progress Day Conference Planning is underway for the Archaeological Research in Progress (ARP) conference which will take place on Saturday 27 May 2017  in Edinburgh. The Society is managing the event this year (with our partners Archaeology Scotland) and we are keen to put together a programme reflecting the best practise and…

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: 14C and Archaeology report #4

1st August 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

Steering towards the final phase of my PhD, I am very grateful for receiving the student bursary from the Scottish Archaeological Research Framework, which enabled me to attend and present at the 8th International Symposium of 14C & Archaeology in Edinburgh. The smoothly organised symposium was spread out over five days, two of which were…

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: Nordic Research Network Seminar#2

1st August 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

The Nordic Research Network (NRN) Conference held at the University of Glasgow in May 2016 was my very first conference. It came on the heels of my graduation with a second master’s degree from the same institution and could not have been more perfectly timed. I was beginning to feel the unease that so many…

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: 14C and Archaeology report #3

1st August 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

I am really grateful to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and to the Scottish Archaeological Research Framework for supporting my participation in the 8thInternational Symposium on 14C & Archaeology in Edinburgh. Particularly, I carried out a conference track under the title “Tell me when: The chronology of the Neolithic necropolis “Bòbila Madurell-Can Gambús” in…

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: 14C and Archaeology report #2

22nd July 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

As a 3rd year PhD student at the University of Edinburgh I am approaching the end of my doctoral studies, but also the start of an independent career as a researcher. Attending conferences is a great way to stay up-to-date with new discoveries and modern techniques, learn about the work conducted by colleagues, and to…

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: 14C and Archaeology report #1

14th July 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

I joined the Italian Archaeological Mission at Erimi Laonin tou Porakou, Limassol, Cyprus, in 2010, during my master’s degree studies. Since then, besides participating in the excavation procedures, my work has focused on the selection and preparation of samples suitable for radiocarbon dating, with the final aim of building a reliable 14C-based chronology and estimating…

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: Association of Environmental Archaeologists #5

27th June 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

I’m grateful for the ScARF bursary that allowed me to attend the recent Association for Environmental Archaeology conference in Kirkwall, Orkney, and present a poster on research into prehistoric apiculture that I conducted the previous year with support from the Carnegie Trust. While I am studying my degree in Archaeology at the University of the…

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: 19th Iron Age Research Student Symposium (IARSS)

24th June 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

Iron Age Iron Object Depositions in Northern England, Scotland, and Wales The Iron Age Research Student Symposium for 2016 was an excellent conference with representatives from across the United Kingdom and much further afield. The Prehistoric Society and the Prehistoric Finds Group kindly sponsored meals and the wine social on the first night of the…

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: Nordic Research Network Seminar

20th June 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

I have relied greatly on the ScARF’s panel reports for the early stages of my studies, so it was a great privilege to be awarded a bursary to attend the Nordic Research Network day conference at the University of Glasgow entitled ‘Bridges Between: Norse and Insular Words AD 500-1500’, on the 4th of May 2016….

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