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MOLA teamIn this blog we share some tips for those applying for field archaeologist positions, outlining what you can do to make your application stand out and maximise your employability.
27.03.2019We have been recording a group of objects collected by the photographer Gideon Mendel at the site of the Calais ‘Jungle’ camp. In this blog Louise Fowler shares some of her personal observations, thoughts and hopes for the project.
21.03.2019As archaeologists we sometimes come across evidence for ancient forests, long since disappeared, which populated the British Isles after the last Ice Age drew to a close. In this blog, archaeological woodwork specialist Damian Goodburn explores the different types of evidence we find, and what we can learn about how forests have been used and managed over the centuries.
Last night, we invited leaders from a range of sectors to take part in a debate, chaired by our CEO, Janet
MOLA Headland team
08.03.20191797 was the year that the first top hat debuted on top of a haberdasher’s head; the year that poet William Wordsworth was suspected of being a French spy whilst the war with France raged on; the Bank of England issued the first one-pound and two-pound notes, and the year that Birmingham took another step forwards on its journey to industrial transformation, and secured its place in coin minting history.