A group of scientists recently returned from Svalbard after investigating how to monitor, manage and preserve Cultural Heritage in the Arctic.
Archeologists have located what appears to be a burial chamber underneath the pavement in a residential area of Trondheim, Norway. They will now examine if this could be the last resting place of the Viking king Harald Hardrade.
Researchers from NIKU have published a new article on the means and approaches Norwegian museums use to involve immigrants in museum work and how they include the stories and experiences of modern migrants in their collections.
The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research is looking for one researcher for our High North Department in Tromsø.
NIKU are looking for two researchers for the Department of Cultural Heritage and Society at NIKU's head office in Oslo.
The main theme for the seminar was integration of cultural heritage in the management of national parks, with Hardangervidda and Saltfjellet-Svartisen as cases.
Nature and Culture in Medieval Towns
NIKU Conference 6-7 March 2019
With the help of newly developed motorised georadar systems, NIKU's archaeologists did some major discoveries at Gjellestad - including a Viking Ship. But how does the technology work and what will happen next?
Here is a short film about the ship find.
Archaeologists armed with a motorized high resolution georadar have found a Viking ship and a large number of burial mounds and longhouses in Østfold County in Norway.