Latest Blog entries

This CITiZAN blog is written by you, the CITiZANs, and by our staff. We encourage everyone involved in the project to contribute, whether you're on site monitoring, in a library researching, or conducting oral history projects. If you would like to submit a blog, email the CITiZAN Archaeologist for Outreach in your regional office your text and up to five images.

Learning all about prehistoric boats

29/12/2016   |   Eleri Newman

A blog written by York University placement student Eleri Newman, looking at the development of prehistoric boats.

Read more >

Discovering Thanet's Coast

19/12/2016   |   Rebecca Little

A blog by Rebecca Little, Apprentice on the Discover Thanet's Coast project about her experience working with CITiZAN at Pegwell Bay, Kent and beyond.

Read more >

A Stroll Through Time: Archaeology of the Tyne

16/12/2016   |   Angus Stephenson

Join CITiZAN and a volunteer for a stroll in words and pictures around the archaeology of North Sheilds and Tynemouth.

Read more >

A brief look at the Archaeology of Lifesaving in the North

15/12/2016   |   Megan Clement

Lifesaving in the North was at the forefront when it came to developing it and the archaeology is still present on the coasts today. The blog looks at the first purpose built lifeboat station, the first lifeboat service, the first purpose built lifeboat and the first volunteer life brigade for shore to sea rescue.

Read more >

The scourge of the seas: A WW1 German U-boat

06/12/2016   |   Oliver Hutchinson

The CITiZAN team have been working to record certain sites around the coast using photogrammetry to create 3D models. These models can then be explored and investigated with sub-centimetre accuracy safely out of reach of the tides. Photogrammetry has proven useful as part of CITIZAN's rapid recording methodology and we expect to cover a wider range of sites and features next year.

Read more >