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Week 3 update - and a reminder that our Open Day i...

Discovering Dorchester through Archaeology Thursday July 13, 2017 |

So, with the undergraduates having left on Friday, the site in these last two weeks is being dug by a mix of Continuing Education students, local volunteers, and other interested persons. However, the changeover in personnel has neither led to a slackening in...

Progress!

Discovering Dorchester through Archaeology Tuesday July 04, 2017 |

The dig is really starting to get moving with features being discovered and finds pouring forth. In the south-west of the site, Peter’s team are investigating a series of pits and gullies near the footing of our Roman building and around the (previously...

We're under way!

Discovering Dorchester through Archaeology Tuesday June 27, 2017 |

Hello – we have been quiet on the blogging front for a little while, but now have much to report. As our site in the centre of Dorchester is covered with soil (backfill) at the end of each season, we have to make sure that we have most of it lifted before the...

Spring Update

Discovering Dorchester through Archaeology Tuesday May 09, 2017 |

It's been a little while since we last posted anything, so some updates! Registrations for the coming season have been going along well, and we have now filled up all the spaces for the Undergraduate Fieldschool. There are still a handful of spots left for...

This is not a geo post

Open Source Computing and GIS in the UK Wednesday March 01, 2017 |

TL;DR How not to burn out, or how I work, the 2017 edition I’ve always suffered from anxiety and stress in my work. It’s a first-world problem, sure, but it’s there, and tangible, causing health issues (blood pressure high enough to...

2017 Applications Open

Discovering Dorchester through Archaeology Thursday January 05, 2017 |

A Happy and Healthy New Year everyone! As a part of making it happy, why not join us for our 2017 season of excavations in Dorchester? Applications are now open to participate in either our undergraduate fieldschool (Sunday 25th June - Friday 7th...

A 360 view of the trench

Discovering Dorchester through Archaeology Tuesday October 11, 2016 |

Ian Cartwright, the School of Archaeology's photographer, has created this wonderful 360 degree panorama of the site which you can play with. Check it out below! (Put it into fullscreen mode for the best view.) You can also click on his Profile to have a look...

A 360 view of the trench

Discovering Dorchester through Archaeology Tuesday October 11, 2016 |

Ian Cartwright, the School of Archaeology's photographer, has created this wonderful 360 degree panorama of the site which you can play with. Check it out below! (Put it into fullscreen mode for the best view.) You can also click on his Profile to have a look...

All troweled out

Discovering Dorchester through Archaeology Wednesday July 27, 2016 |

We made it. Despite the 30 pus degree temperatures, we've managed to push on to the end of the week, and indeed the end of the season. It's been another good one, and I think we've had plenty of students go away wanting more. So what happened in the last part...

All troweled out

Discovering Dorchester through Archaeology Wednesday July 27, 2016 |

We made it. Despite the 30 pus degree temperatures, we've managed to push on to the end of the week, and indeed the end of the season. It's been another good one, and I think we've had plenty of students go away wanting more. So what happened in the last part...

All troweled out

Discovering Dorchester through Archaeology Wednesday July 27, 2016 |

We made it. Despite the 30 pus degree temperatures, we've managed to push on to the end of the week, and indeed the end of the season. It's been another good one, and I think we've had plenty of students go away wanting more. So what happened in the last part...

Don't be Afraid to Commit

Open Source Computing and GIS in the UK Wednesday July 27, 2016 |

Back in June, which seems a long time ago now, we ( OSGeo:UK ) ran a mini FOSS4G event at the Ordnance Survey offices in Southampton, UK. It was a big success, well attended, and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves, which is always nice. This is not a post...


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