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Archaeology, access and digital data

Two weeks ago we delivered a digital workshop –  Archaeology, access and digital data. The workshop brought together teams working on two HE-funded projects: Dig Digital, creating guidance for everyday archaeological data management and training workshops designed to support the rollout of the new OASIS to help create a self-sustaining support community. With new tools, […]

FAME welcomes new member Granta Heritage

We are happy to announce that Granta Heritage has joined FAME. Granta Heritage is owned and directed by Alison Dickens and was established in 2019. Their aim is to provide affordable archaeological services for your company, project, or private development. Granta Heritage is able to cover England and Scotland and offers expertise and advice in […]

Meet the Contractor

HS2 delivers an event called Meet the Contractor in partnership with our JVs. In 2017 and 2018 this event took place in VOX in Birmingham and was a great success in presenting 300+ potential suppliers with an opportunity to Meet HS2’s Joint Venture Contractors. They had hoped to deliver an event in person in May […]

Managing Risk in Archaeology

This week we delivered another webinar, this one was on managing financial risk in archaeology. It was delivered by Towergate and supported with funding from Historic England. The presentation has been captioned. Our full list of recordings from past webinars and signups for future ones can be found on this page: https://famearchaeology.co.uk/fame-webinars/ https://youtu.be/bkKm7hA0C6k  

Options for Sustainable Archaeological Archives

The Arts Council England (ACE) and Historic England (HE) have jointly funded an assessment of strategic options for the ongoing issue of storing archaeological archives. The Project Team have had a lot of input so far from across the heritage sector, but have realised there are still one gap in knowledge around the question of accrual […]

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. […]

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