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Staff News: Academic and sector success

Congratulations to our Project Officer Ian Marshman (pictured), who has recently obtained his PhD from the University of Leicester.  Ian's doctorate thesis is entitled 'Making Your Mark in Britannia: an investigation into the use of signet rings and intaglios in Roman Britain.' In other finds related news, Senior Project Officer Alex Beeby has been successfully…
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CIfA Conference 2016

Between 20 – 22 April, five staff from APS and Heritage Lincolnshire attended the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists annual conference, held at the University of Leicester.  Over 350 archaeologists from across the UK and abroad came to the 3 day event to listen and contribute to a variety of sessions connected to this year’s theme,…
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APS is sad to report

It is with great sadness that we mark the loss of a dear friend and colleague, Barbara Tunnicliffe.  Her sudden and untimely death has been a shock to us all and our thoughts are with Barbara's family at this very difficult time. Liz Bates, Chief Executive Officer said, "We were devastated to  hear that Barbara…
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FAME beckons…

APS is pleased to announce it has recently joined the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employees (FAME).  As a member, APS joins over fifty other organisations within the commercial archaeology sector working together to continually develop industry standards, review relevant policy and legislation and share best practice. Established in 1975, FAME represents archaeological practitioners within…
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Recognition of support for volunteers

At the end of 2015, our charity Heritage Lincolnshire was awarded Investing in Volunteers certification by the UK Volunteering Forum.  This award is the quality standard for all organisations involving volunteers; applicants are assessed against a range of best practice standards before being accredited. APS carries out a large number of community archaeology projects working…
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Sharing the secrets of medieval cookery…

As part of our work with Heritage Lincolnshire, APS staff are often involved in lifelong learning courses organised by Lincolnshire County Council’s Community Learning Service.  The Grow programme offers a wide range of courses which are open to all aged 19 and over and are free to new learners. On 14 January, APS staff member Neil…
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Vacancy – Trainee Field Archaeologist

Applications are invited for a trainee Field Archaeologist position. This post is aimed specifically at entry level applicants with limited or no commercial archaeological experience.  Candidates wishing to apply should download the Trainee Field Archaeologist Information and an Application Form. The closing date is Wednesday 27th January with interviews likely to be held week commencing Monday 08 February.
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APS achieves health & safety recognition

APS is pleased to confirm that following a recent review in health and safety practice and competence, it has achieved SSIP Member Scheme certification for the year ahead. The organisation underwent assessment under SMAS Worksafe Contractor Scheme which reviews those working within the construction industry against a series of standards which must all be met to…
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Senior Project Officer (Geophysics) Vacancy

APS is recruiting for a Senior Project Officer with a specialism in geophysics to join their friendly team.  For details of how to apply, please view the job description and further information.  The closing date is Sunday 03 January 2016 with interviews held the week commencing Monday 18 January.
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Freiston reveals its past…

After a successful weekend of fieldwork in November which saw nearly 30 volunteers take part in geophysical survey and fieldwalking, Freiston Forward is holding an evening meeting to explore the results.  Come along from 7pm on Tuesday 8 December at Freiston Church Hall and find out what the project has found out and what's planned…
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