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Rubicon's Louise Baker with other archaeologists at the Dunbar Science Festival

Rubicon at Dunbar Science Festival

Rubicon took part in the award winning Dunbar Science Festival over the weekend and introduced enthusiastic crowds to the wonders of science in archaeology. The stall at the festival was a collaboration between the East Lothian Council Archaeology Service, Archaeology Scotland, Addyman Archaeology and Rubicon Heritage Services and had exhibits about dendrochronology (tree ring dating), [...]

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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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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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