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Overview of the discovery, recording and authentication of prehistoric animal carvings at Dunchraigaig Cairn.
Edinburgh Castle Research
Research investigating the early source material relating to Edinburgh Castle
This report identifies projects about or connected to heritage in Scotland that have received funding from the European Union between 2007 and 2016.
As advisers to the World Heritage Committee, ICOMOS has drawn up guidelines for the management of World Heritage Sites and for research programmes to promote and co-ordinate research in the area.
Research and Analysis undertaken by Lichfields UK
Report prepared on behalf of Historic Environment Scotland in relation to the Inventory of Historic Battlefields.
Research investigating the early source material relating to Edinburgh Castle.
An overview of the roofing materials and techniques found in Scotland.
A report on restoration schemes in Edinburgh's New Town.
New research into tournaments held in Edinburgh
New research into Mary Queen of Scots belonging’s in Edinburgh Castle and their significance
Pilot Project Review
This publication describes a 5-year pilot project set up to support and encourage owners of traditional buildings to undertake proactive repair and preventive maintenance.
Erasmus+ Project Report
A comparative study of trades training in Norway, Poland, and Scotland.