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MOLA teamNext month our CEO Janet Miller is chairing the skills session at the Oxford Cambridge Corridor Economic Growth Conference 2018. A panel of influential speakers is coming together to ask: How do we develop the skills needed to grow the economy? What new skills do we need?
Interview with Dr Carole Fry, Conservation Practitioner, Architectural Historian and founding Director of AHC Consultants, on the housing crisis
23.05.2018Dr Carole Fry touches on some of the pressing issues discussed at our housing crisis panel debate and gives her view of how the historic environment can positively influence new housing
18.04.2018Today is National Tea Day, where the nation joins together to celebrate the beloved cuppa. But where did our love of tea come from? And what does it have to do with archaeology? Our work is helping to provide some of the answers.
Elizabeth Knox and Niamh Carty
08.03.2018In this blog we speak to Elizabeth and Niamh, two of our dedicated in-house Human Osteologists (human bone specialists) about their fascinating work analysing human remains from our archaeological sites and what this can tell us about women in the archaeological record for International Women’s Day…
Revealing Canons Ashby: Historic Building Recording uncovers complex development of Elizabethan mansion
21.02.2018We’ve recently completed a programme of historic building recording at Canons Ashby House in Northamptonshire. Hear from Historic Buildings Officer, Amir Bassir, about the fascinating discoveries being made there...