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MOLA teamAs information sharing becomes ever-easier in our modern digital world: on the internet, across social media, through open-access publications and networks we’re asking: are archaeologists putting heritage at risk by talking about it?
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...
12.02.2018A new series of Britain at Low Tide is coming to Channel 4. The series features the work our CITiZAN team and other professional and community-led groups are doing to record our coastal and intertidal archaeology.
30.01.2018Today we’re able to reveal further fascinating insights into Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre in Shoreditch and how its shape and form led it become a true citizen’s playhouse...