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We are creating a new public body, Historic Environment Scotland, which will come into effect from 1 October 2015. While we work on shaping our future we can reassure you that all services and products will continue as normal. We will continue to keep you up to date on developments. Please follow our progress and find out more about our new organisation.
Who is it conducted by?Most, but not all, research archaeology is conducted by staff or students of academic institutions. Funding may come from research trusts and endowments, or from the national Research Councils – usually, for archaeology, the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), although the scientific Research Councils also sponsor some research into materials and dating methods. View other sources of funding.
Historic Scotland funding