E-RIHS UK Milestones

This section provides a timeline of the major UK policy developments, and national and international projects leading up to the creation of the E-RIHS UK hub and the construction of the European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC).

2021

E-RIHS UK and E-RIHS EU ERIC (European Research Infrastructure Consortium) Implementation Phase

2018

Culture is Digital report by the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport

2017

UK’s Industrial Strategy by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UK Digital Strategy by the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport

‘UK Digital Strategy 2017 – Why it Matters’ by the National Heritage Science Forum

‘Briefing Note on Industrial Strategy’ by the National Heritage Science Forum

2016

E-RIHS PP – European Research Infrastructure for Heritage Science Preparatory Project (2017 – 2020)

2015

IPERION CH – Integrated Platform for the European Research Infrastructure on Cultural Heritage (EU Horizon 2020 Project, 2015-2019)

PARTHENOS – Pooling Activities, Resources and Tools for Heritage E-Research Networking, Optimisation and Synergies Project (EU Horizon 2020 Project, 2015 – 2019)

2014

Public Benefit, Cultural and Economic Impact and Growth Prospects of Heritage Science Research: Creating a Heritage Science Innovation Systems Framework report (2013-2017), funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council  Impact Fellowship

SEAHA – Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (2014-2022), funded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

2013

ARIADNE – A research infrastructure for archeology (2013 – 2017), funded by the EU 7th Framework Programme

2012

House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee Inquiry on Science and Heritage Report: A Follow Up

2010

UK National Heritage Science Strategy

2009

The Role of Science in the Management of UK’s Heritage, a National Heritage Science Strategy report 1

The Use of Science to Enhance our Understanding of the Past, a National Heritage Science Strategy report 2

Understanding Capacity in the Heritage Science Sector, a National Heritage Science Strategy report 3

CHARISMA Cultural Heritage Advanced Research Infrastructures: Synergy for a Multidisciplinary Approach to conservation and restoration (2009-2014), funded by the EU 7th Framework Programme of the EU

2007

The Science and Heritage Programme (2007-2014), funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

2006

House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee Inquiry on Science and Heritage Report with Evidence

2002

EU-ARTECH – Access Research and Technology for the Conservation of the European Cultural Heritage (2002 – 2006), funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme

1999

Labs-TECH  Laboratories on Science and Technology for the Conservation of European Cultural Heritage funded by the EU 5th Framework Programme (1999-2002)