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Mon, 30/06/2014
A new NAS Part 2 Event has just been released, titled the 'North–East England Maritime & Coastal Archaeology Conference'. This conference will be held in Simpson Room, Castle Gate, Melbourne...
Tue, 17/06/2014
Heroism & Heartbreak: True Tales from the Hartlepools at War Project(HLF Project Number OH-13-04755) Project Manager Job Description (PDF) Job DescriptionJob Title: “Heroism & Heartbreak:...
Tue, 03/06/2014
Come and see the NAS stand at Bournemouth University’s Festival of Learning on the 11th-12th June and talk to Training Officer Rachel, along with NAS Volunteers, about how you can get involved in...
Fri, 30/05/2014
Looking for some foreshore survey work this summer? Well why not attend the Great Ouse Archaeological Intertidal Foreshore Survey King’s Lynn at Marriott’s Warehouse, King’s Lynn.  The survey will be...
Wed, 21/05/2014
It has come to that time of year where we decide on which Part III Courses to run in 2015. Your opinion matters to us and we want to know what you would like to see on the timetable next year! Please...
Wed, 12/03/2014
NAS Training Partner REITIA - Centro di Formazione per la Documentazione Subacquea (Underwater Survey Training Center) in collaboration with Centro Sub Campi Flegrei within the underwater Archaeology...
Wed, 05/02/2014
Photo: A wreck on the beach at Dymchurch, Kent © Julian Robus MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) is today celebrating the announcement that the CITiZAN (Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological...
Mon, 20/01/2014
The NAS is excited to be working with the SCAPE Trust and the North of Scotland Archaeological Society, as part of the Scotland’s Coastal Heritage at Risk Project. to record the remains of 17...
Thu, 09/01/2014
We have another cracking opportunity for you all - fancy diving two Protected wrecks just off the coast of Portsmouth? Join us for one of our NEW Protected Wreck Days on HMS Invincible and the A1...
Thu, 09/01/2014
We are happy to announce that once again we will be hosting the 2014 Nautical Archaeology Society Summer Field School at Northwestern Michigan College. We have an exciting event planned that offers...
Fri, 06/12/2013
The £1.9m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund will help protect historic sites and natural habits at Morecambe Bay Photo: Flickr/dsearls The Morecambe Bay Partnership in the UK has secured a £1.9m...
Fri, 06/12/2013
U-CAT is designed with the purpose of offering an affordable alternative to human divers. Photo: Centre for Biorobotics, Tallinn University of Technology The Science Museum’s Robot Safari, in...
Wed, 04/12/2013
Photo: The Nanhai wreck is housed in an aquarium at the Guangdong Maritime Silk Road Museum Photo: UNESCO/U. Guérin Media reports say that China intends to start excavating and removing ancient...
Sat, 22/11/2014
The NAS is pleased to invite members to join an NAS trip to the Kas Archipelago in Antalya, Turkey in 2014. Hosted by Dr Güzden Varinlioglu, an NAS Senior Tutor from the Underwater Research Society (...
Thu, 28/11/2013
Work has begun to record ancient cave paintings at Wemyss in Fife, Scotland, before the sea washes them away. Experts say that the cave drawings include the largest collection of Pictish art in...
Wed, 27/11/2013
Photo:  The book offers a beautiful rendition of images of the crew from HMS Investigator Photo: CNW Group/Parks Canada Parks Canada has launched a new book on the story and discovery of the sunken...
Tue, 26/11/2013
Archaeologists have found what they believe to be the wreck of the German U-boat 168 off the coast of Indonesia. A team made up of experts from Indonesia’s National Archaeology Center, the Yogyakarta...
Thu, 21/11/2013
Photo: The first settlers are thought to have arrived on the Marquesas Islands before 100AD Photo: Wikipedia/Makemake France’s Institute of Research for Development (IRD) is using community...
Wed, 20/11/2013
Photo: The CSS Georgia was captured in 1864 Media reports say that divers have recovered part of a Civil War shipwreck at the bottom of the Savannah River in Georgia, USA. The Savannah Morning News...
Tue, 19/11/2013
Photo: Only three ancient bronze battle rams had been discovered globally before this survey began Photo: Jon Henderson The Battle of the Egadi Islands is said to be the first ancient naval battle...

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