Raksha’s Site Diary: the archaeology of the archaeologists

Raksha’s Site Diary: the archaeology of the archaeologists

Our intrepid Field School Manager with news and views from the trowel’s edge… “I have been working for Museum of London Archaeology in the heart of the city, on deep urban stratigraphy sites. I…

Venturer profile: Sarah Clark

Venturer profile: Sarah Clark

I’m a fifty year-old lab assistant working at Southampton University in the Life Sciences department.

Paying it forward: nominations open!

According to Wikipedia (how did we ever live without it?), the expression “pay it forward” is used to describe the concept of asking that a good deed be repaid by having it done to…

Venturer profile: Team Boyd

Venturer profile: Team Boyd

Fiona and Isla Boyd I am the wrong side of fifty, but still have the enthusiasm of a 16 yr old in most things. I love walking in the peaks or my native Scotland,…

Venturer profile: Miia “Myrtti” Ranta

Venturer profile: Miia “Myrtti” Ranta

I’ll be turning 32 on 13th of August, and my fiancĂ© Duncan paid for the day at the dig as an early birthday present!

In their own words! Venturer testimonials: why did you fund us?

In their own words! Venturer testimonials: why did you fund us?

Matt Law I’m an archaeologist working in Somerset and also a part-time PhD student at Cardiff University, where I study past environmental conditions in the Outer Hebrides.

Still alive at Current Archaeology Live

….barely! Epic night. Here’s a piccie of Project Director Brendon Wilkins at our first-ever public appearance! Ain’t he handsome?  

This girl is clearly brilliant

This girl is clearly brilliant

A fantastic article that makes us go all gooey inside, outlining all that existential stuff that we haven’t had time to talk about yet!

DigVentures in the press!

DigVentures in the press!

We’re still in our pyjamas after last night’s party, and we’ve woken up to a story in the BBC, another on Past Horizons, and a social media onslaught. It’s wonderful!

DigVentures Launch party – 29th February 2012

DigVentures Launch party – 29th February 2012

If you’re reading this, that means we’ve finally gone live! We’re celebrating in London this very minute, and looking forward to sharing all the news! Check back tomorrow for party pics and more…

Team profile: Mike Bamforth

Team profile: Mike Bamforth

Mike Bamforth started his archaeological career in the mid-1990’s at Flag Fen, and has recently joined DigVentures as one of our key staff members on the Flag Fen Lives project. We thought it would…

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