063 - CIFA2018 - Tariq Mian

Another interview with great insight into the archaeology sector in the UK. Towergate Insurance has been providing its services to archaeologists for over 20 years and they have gained a great understanding of archaeologists and the industry as a whole.

 

 

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Towergate Insurance

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061 - CIFA2018 - Dr. Andy Holland

This is a short interview conducted at the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists conference in Brighton. Dr. Andy Holland is a Post-Doctoral researcher at the University of Bradford, specialising in Forensic Archaeology. We discuss how forensics archaeologists work with law enforcement, and how conferences bring both commercial and academic archaeologists together.


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https://www.bradford.ac.uk/life-sciences/arch-sci/our-staff/andy-holland-.php
 

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060 - CIFA2018 - Alistair Galt

At the CIFA2018 conference in Brighton, Tristan sits down with Alistair Galt to discuss the ins and outs of archaeology in the UK. Alistair is secretary of the New Generation Group of CIFA, dedicated to helping students and Early Career Professionals, mentoring and giving advice. We talk about the apparent shortage of archaeologists, the need to help yourself find the right job and what the reasons are to be optimistic in today's world of archaeology.

 

 

Contact details:groups@archaeologists.net.

Facebook: CIFA New generation special interest group.

 

 

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059 - CIFA2018 - Dr. Chrys Harris

Dr. Chrys Harris talks to me about her company Magnitude Surveys, outlining the different techniques they provide to business. She explains Electromagnetic surveys as well as telling me about the archaeology in and around Bradford where Magnitude Surveys is based.

 

This was recorded at CIFA Brighton 2018 conference

http://www.magnitudesurveys.co.uk/
twitter.com/MagSurveys

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058 - AAA2017 - Shankar

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057 - AAA2017 - Sacco

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056 - AAA2017 - Sadeghsamimi

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055 - AAA2017 - Collins and Gamwell

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054 - AAA2017 - Webster

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053 - AAA2017 - Arielle Milkman

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Papers presented at the 116th Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association on December 1, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

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049 - SHA2017 - Using Oculus for Underwater Shipwreck Viewing

On this episode Chris Webster interviews Sean Cox of East Carolina University regarding their exhibit in the Tech Room at the 50th Annual Society for Historical and Underwater Archaeology meeting in Fort Worth, TX. Cox and his team explored an underwater wreck, took a bunch of photos and data points, and created an interactive 3D rendering of the wreck that you can walk around and on. It was pretty cool and a great way to experience something that only a few have the ability to.

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048 - SHA2017 - Secret City

On today's episode we talk to Jeremy Brunette from Los Alamos National Laboratories about a new app that allows you to visit the new Manhattan Project park without leaving your living room.

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0047 - OAS (November 2016) - Pat O'Grady & Rimrock Draw

APN host, Christopher Sims, went to the November meeting of the Oregon Archaeological Society in Portland, Oregon to hear Dr. Pat O'Grady (University of Oregon) speak on his research at Rimrock Draw. 

The Rimrock Draw site in southeastern Oregon is changing what archaeologists know about the first people to live in Oregon. It presents some unique challenges and opportunities, and ongoing research has been made possible through public support from OAS.

Contact:
Christopher Sims (host)
email: christopher@godigahole.com
Twitter

Pat O'Grady, PhD (University of Oregon)
email: pogrady@uoregon.edu
Northern Great Basin Prehistory Project (U. Oregon field school)

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0045 - GBAC 2016 - Chris Webster - PCS

35th Great Basin Anthropological Conference, Reno, Nevada, Oct. 6 - Oct. 8

WEBSTER, CHRIS (DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONSULTING); ASHLEY, MICHAEL (CODIFI, INC.) DUNN, JOSHUA (PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS FOR SCIENTISTS) SHELMIRE, JESSE (PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS FOR SCIENTISTS) ERICSON, ANDREW MITCHELL (PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS FOR SCIENTISTS) Certification and Education: A New Way to Think About Professional Environmental Science

For decades archaeologists have tried to figure out how to educate, license, and legitimize all levels of field archaeologist. The Register of Professional Archaeologists is a start, but in a world where you need a license to cut someone's hair but not to record the cultural history of an entire nation, something has to change. Professional Certifications for Scientists is a non-profit organization that aims to provide training and certification for all levels of archaeologist and other scientific fields. Through short educational videos and 

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