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Stem Career Day in South Wales supported by Rubicon Heritage Services

The Royal Academy of Engineering recently asked Rubicon Heritage to provide a STEM Ambassador for their annual STEM Careers and Activities Day in South Wales. The aim of the day was to encourage 10 to 12-year olds from a variety of local schools into choosing STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) as they progress […]

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Rubicon leads the way with staff development!

As part of our ongoing commitment to staff development, Rubicon Heritage is sponsoring Rachel Morgan to undertake a Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership. Rachel is one of the Project Officers in our Cardiff office and has recently enrolled in the Leadership and Management programme run by Construction Futures Wales. This course is jointly accredited by Cardiff […]

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Headstart at Rubicon: Student Work Placement in Archaeology

As part of our outreach policy at Rubicon Heritage Services we agree each year to accept a number of transition year students for work placement in our offices. They generally spend between 1-2 weeks with us, learning about both archaeological practice and how a commercial business operates. Aged between 15 and 16, these students are […]

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A Profession in Ruins- A Phoenix from the Ashes?

During the economic boom Ireland became a mecca for archaeologists. There was full employment, great career prospects, fantastic archaeology and reasonable salaries. This was largely fueled by a combination of massive infrastructure developments requiring hundreds of archaeologists to clear the archaeology in advance of the bulldozers, together with stringent regulation of the treatment of the […]

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Are you Smarter than a Ten Year Old?

Most of us are familiar with that all too often used cliché ‘thinking outside the box’. Well, in Rubicon’s pursuit of knowledge about the past let it not be said that we left any stone unturned or any avenue unexplored. To make sure of this, we decided to draw on that largely untapped and definitely […]

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