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FAME Webinar 3: Handling Physical Archives in Your Project

We have just completed our third webinar. Here are the videos of the presentations, please share them with colleagues, on social media, etc. All videos are captioned so if you need to you can turn that on – lower right corner of the video on Youtube if viewing on desktop – button labeled CC. An […]

FAME Webinar 2: Collateral Warranties

The recording of the presentation from out second webinar is now available. At times the audio drops out momentarily making it hard to understand a particular word – the joys of video conferencing. We have captioned the entire video, including those moments, and we would recommend turning them on in YouTube – lower right of […]

More FAME webinars

We are happy to announce two more webinars, with more planned. These are free but spaces are limited so please book quickly. Webinar 7: Upskill your heritage workforce in England. Apprenticeships – They’re not just for school leavers! This webinar will take a look at the new suite of apprenticeships that have been designed specifically […]

FAME Health and Safety Injury Survey 2018-19

Part of FAME’s Health & Safety strategy is to assemble industry injury and accident data to allow organisations to benchmark their performance against the sector. We hope this data will provide a better picture of Health and Safety across our sector and may assist with the development of preventative measures and improved ways of working. […]

FAME webinar 1: Working with COVID restrictions in Archaeology recording

The first of the FAME webinar series ran today, ‘Working with COVID restrictions in Archaeology’. We are very grateful to L-P Archaeology for contributing to it. We also recorded aspects of it that you can view. We have excluded the house keeping from the video and have just put up the presentation. It is also […]

FAME 2020 Webinars

FAME, with funding from Historic England, will be running a series of webinars throughout the year. These webinars will be focusing on the business and project management aspects of archaeology. They are open to anyone but some have limited spaces. Accessibility – transcripts and captions will be made available for the presentation aspect of the […]

HS2 – The Biggest Dig

For three years, FAME members have been working with documentary makers on the HS2 project. This work has results in a three part min-series: HS2 – The Biggest Dig.  Presented by Anthropologist and anatomist Professor Alice Roberts and historian Dr Yasmin Khan, it is now airing on BBC Two, exploring the discoveries found in Britain’s […]

Expression of Interest: Project to develop and implement strategic improvements in the practice of archaeological field evaluation in England

CIfA, working with FAME and funded by Historic England will be undertaking a project to develop and implement strategic improvements in the practice of archaeological field evaluation in England by working with stakeholders to develop and document a shared understanding of current evaluation practice, constraints and goals in the context of the NPPF determining which […]

Notice of 2020 AGM

The 2020 FAME was meant to take place in June of this year but was postponed because of COVID. However, the situation has not improved enough for us to have our AGM in York with the current social distancing rules in place and according to statues it needs to occur this month. As such, we […]

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