Archives and Research

Partnering with us

Learn more about the opportunity to collaborate or study with us

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Our research partnerships are diverse, as we work not just with academics and commercial research companies, but with other public bodies, subject matter experts, third sector and community groups, and with international partners.

We also provide in-kind support to enable research undertaken by others through the provision of data or sites for study, or access to technical and scientific equipment. Across our research partnerships, we look to deliver impactful research that helps to set standards and best practice across the heritage sector. 

Our featured research projects pages provide some examples of our current research and innovation activity, ranging from archaeological investigation to visitor surveys, archival research to exploring use of cutting-edge technologies or processes. 

If you’re interested in partnering with us on a research project, please contact our research office at