Talented young people working in the food and drink industry are being encouraged to enter the fifth annual ‘Inspirational Young Person Award’.
Top Archaeology Award for ‘Landscapes Revealed’ : Heart of Neolithic Orkney Book Wins Coveted Prize
Professor Jane Downes (left), director of the UHI Archaeology Institute, along with the other winners at Saturday’s Current Archaeology awards in London.
Scotland’s Tree Oscars 2023
“The awards really are open to anyone with a high-quality project, whether that be a small school nursery or a major forestry business, an expert forester, a community woodland or a farmer.” Jean Nairn, Executive Director of Scotland’s Finest Woods,
Ancient Orkney DNA in the News
The findings revealed that, contrary to popular belief, Orkney was much less insular than had long been assumed. Instead, the islands had experienced large-scale immigration during the Early Bronze Age, which, unusually, was found to have involved mainly women.
2 UHI Archaeology Institute Projects Shortlisted For Awards
Voting has opened in the 2023 Current Archaeology Awards.
‘The Instant’ Shortlisted for Major Literary Prize
“The book relates to the natural world in personal, subjective, non-traditional way and this is a big endorsement and boost.” Amy Liptrot
“The SURF Awards represent a way in which communities across Scotland can examine their journey and achievements”
In 2018 two community projects in Orkney were winners: Papay Community Cooperative and Westray
Top Award For Astronomy Picture of the Day Website
Developed in the early days of the internet the aim was to post a daily astronomical image along with a brief, easily understood explanation.
OIC Leader James Stockan Nominated for Leader of the Year
Cllr James Stockan, Leader of Orkney Islands Council has been shortlisted for the 2021 Cllr Awards for Leader of the Year.
Orkney Community Projects Awarded Grants Totalling £445,224.05 #InspiringScotland
“This funding will be helpful in supporting the massive amounts of creativity and local produce that Orkney has to offer.” – Emma Roddick MSP