Scottish Area Group

Background

CIfA's Scottish group represents the interests of Scotland, and those working in Scotland to CIfA council and informs the CIfA's work in this area.

Join the Group

Membership is free to CIfA members (£10 for non-members). To join,please use the PayPal link on the webpage.
Email: groups@archaeologists.net

Committee

Peta Glew (Chair and Advisory Council Rep)
Sam Fox (Secretary)
Tristan Boyle (Treasurer)

Biddy Simpson (Ordinary committee member)
Joe Somerville (Ordinary committee member)
Andy Bicket (Ordinary committee member)

Documentation

Forthcoming events

From Field to Museum: Training workshop on artefact identification and accessioning process
Date: Thursday 1 November 2018
Time: 10:00 to 15:30pm
Location: National Museums Collection Centre, West Granton Road, Granton, Edinburgh EH5 1JA

Partnership training workshop delivered by National Museum of Scotland and Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
This workshop will go back to basics by providing an introduction on recognising artefacts and what to do with them – from that initial identification and first aid for fragile items, to off-site processing in preparation for accessioning.

There are only 10 spaces for this workshop so please book as soon as possible.
CIfA member and Scottish Group member - £50
Non-member - £65
Limited bursary places are available – please contact Cara (cara.jones [at] archaeologists.net) for more information.
For more details and to book please click here.

Asbestos Awareness Training
Date: Thursday 15 November 2018
Time: 11:00 to 16:00
Location: RSK offices, 65 Sussex Street, Glasgow, G41 1DX

Partnership training workshop delivered by RSK Ltd and Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
The aim of this training workshop is to provide awareness and develop knowledge of the hazards and risks posed by asbestos containing materials (ACMs), in order that employees can conduct work safely.

There are only 15 spaces for this workshop so please book as soon as possible.
CIfA member and Scottish Group member - £15
Non-member - £30
Limited bursary places are available – please contact Cara (cara.jones [at] archaeologists.net) for more information.
For more details and to book please click here.

Previous events

  • The role of setting in the management of Scotland's Heritage and Scottish group AGM - Friday 28 September 12pm at Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

  • Accreditation and CPD workshop - Tuesday 30 January, 1.30pm to 4.30pm

  • Standards and Guidance for Briefs, Specifications and WSIs workshop -Wednesday 31 January, 10am to 4pm

  • Mental Health First Aid CPD workshop - Tuesday 20 February, 10am to 4pm
    In February the Scottish Group and the Equality and Diversity Group held a Mental Health First Aid CPD workshop in Edinburgh. Mental health issues are an increasingly becoming more relevant to our work. This can be through our work with colleagues, volunteers or even ourselves. This workshop intends to provide an introduction to mental health issues, how we can understand the issues, help others through reading symptoms and prepare ourselves for future work. Topics covered will include depression, anxiety, suicide, psychosis, self-harm and recovery. Each topic will look at how to read the signs and symptoms and indeed self-help. The workshop will also signpost to further help and training.

  • Scottish Group AGM 2017
    To be held on Saturday 7 October, 2pm, at The Engine Shed, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ.

  • Heritage and Conservation Seminar - 25 January 2017

  • GIS Workshop Thursday 9 February from 10am to 4pm at High Life Highland, Highland Archive Centre, Inverness. Book here

  • Building Archaeological Chronologies workshop - Wednesday 14 December from 9am to 4.30pm at the University of Stirling.

  • Scottish Group AGM - Friday 2 September alongside a day of CPD activities (and a BBQ!) at Strathyre, Callander. event and AGM flyer

  • Free workshops in Edinburgh - Chartered archaeologists and Professionalism - an introduction, Wednesday 27 July 2016 in Edinburgh.

  • Drones & Archaeology workshop flyer - Monday 22 February

  • Scottish Group Workshop: Effective Use of the ScARF resource in day to day archaeology

  • AGM Event 2015 - Kings Knott

  • CIfA Planning and guidance - session 2

Business plan

Business plan 2016-19

AGM Minutes

Minutes of AGM 7 October 2017

Minutes of AGM 2 September 2016

Minutes of AGM 19 September 2015

Committee Minutes

Minutes of meeting Aug 18

minutes of meeting Mar 18

Minutes of meeting Nov 2017

Minutes of meeting Jun 2017

Newsletters

Spring 2018

Winter 2017

Autumn 2017

Spring 2017

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