- 01:2012 Presentation, The Boom and Bust of early farming communities; linking archaeological and climate change in the Neolithic QRA Annual Meeting, Jan 2012, New Forest, Southampton: Whitehouse, N.J. et al.
- 12:2011 Presentation, Becoming farmers: Linking human and environmental change in Neolithic Ireland. Whitehouse et al. IQUA Annual Symposium: Quaternary tipping points: exploring the dynamics of human and environmental change. GSI, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
- 11:2011 Presentation, Seeds of change: archaeology and environment in Middle Neolithic Ireland. Whitehouse et al. Neolithic Studies Group Autumn Meeting, British Museum, London.
- 09:2011 Presentation, ‘Cultivating Societies’: assessing the evidence for agriculture in Neolithic Ireland. Whitehouse, N.J. et al. EAA, Oslo, Norway.
- 09:2011 Presentation, Exploring Neolithic landscapes: relationships between society, economy, environment and climate change (Nicki Whitehouse & Wiebke Kirleis). Session at European Association for Archaeologists Conference, 14-18th Sept 2011, Oslo, Norway.
- 09:2011 Presentation, Cultivating societies: assessing the evidence for agriculture in Neolithic Ireland. Whitehouse, N.J. et al. Irish National Strategic Archaeological Research (INSTAR) programme: findings from the first phase 2008-2011. Heritage Council & Society of Antiquaries, Ireland, Dublin.
- 07:2011 Presentation, The world reshaped: mechanisms and impacts of agricultural transitions (Nicki J. Whitehouse; Rob Marchant; Chris Hunt; Carsten Lemmen). Session at INQUA Bern, Switzerland, 21-27th July 2011. A Special issue of Journal of Archaeological Science is to be published based on this session.
- 07:2011 Presentation, Assessing the Spatio-Temporal Resolution of Fossil Proxies (Maarten Blauw, Paula Reimer, Nicki Whitehouse). Session at INQUA, Bern, Switzerland, 21-27th
- 07:2011 Presentation, Creating spatially diverse chronologies of vegetational events in an archaeological context. (Philip Barratt, Nicki Whitehouse, Rick Schulting, Meriel McClatchie Rowan McLaughlin, Amy Bogaard & Rob Marchant). Session at INQUA, Bern, Switzerland, 21-27th
- 07:2011 Presentation, Neolithic agriculture, economy, landscape and chronology in the north west of Europe; placing Ireland in its wider context. Whitehouse, N.J. et al. Session at INQUA, Bern, Switzerland, 21-27th.
- 05:2011 Presentation, Looking further afield; Neolithic agriculture in Ireland; results from the INSTAR ‘Cultivating Societies’ Project. Whitehouse, N.J. et al. ‘Hands across the Water: the archaeology of the cross-channel Neolithic’. University of Bournemouth.
- 03:2011 Presentation, Northwest European Neolithic: agriculture, economy, landscape and chronology. Whitehouse, N.J. et al. Opening Keynote speaker, University of Kiel, Germany.
- 01:2011 Presentation, ‘Moments of Crisis: from coincidence to hypothesis in linking environmental pressures to Scottish Prehistoric Change'. One day round table workshop sponsored by Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society (SAGES)/ Scottish Archaeological Framework (ScARF) collaboration. University of Edinburgh.
- 18-19:10:2010 The Cultivating societies project hosted a project meeting for project partners, contributers and guests from interested bodies. Results and recommendations were discussed over the two days.
- 07:08:2010 Presentation, Cultivating societies: assessing the evidence for agriculture in Neolithic Ireland to be delivered at the Re-Framing the Neolithic conference at UCD.
- 07:2010 Cultivating Societies paper, Cultivating societies: new insights into agriculture in Neolithic Ireland, from NRA Monograph Volume 6 is available for download on this page.
- 06:2010 Cultivating Societies paper was published in volume 6, Dining and Dwelling, of the Archaeology and the National Roads Authority Monograph Series. For more information on this monograph series, please visit: NRA Monographs.
- 06:2010 Cultivating Societies project starts its final phase with announcement of INSTAR funding
- 01:10:2009: Cultivating Societies workshop, Dealing with Neolithic Landscapes took place at Queen's University Belfast on Saturday 21st November. Details of the event can be found here.
- 03:07:2009: Cultivating Societies workshop, Dealing with Archaeological Date, announced. Workshop took place at Queen's University Belfast on Saturday 3rd October. Details of the event can be found here.
- 22:06:2009: Dr Rowan McLaughlin, joins the project as a research assisstant.
- 20:05:2009: Heritage Council confirms INSTAR funding for 2009. Cultivating Societies project will restart in June 2009.
- 01:2009: QRA Annual Discussion Meeting, University of Oxford, Nicki Whitehouse presented Cultivating Societies: new insights into agriculture in Neolithic Ireland. Nicki Whitehouse, Meriel McClatchie, Phil Barratt, Rick Schulting, Amy Bogaard, Rob Marchant, Sue Colledge, Rowan McLaughlin and Paula Reimer.
- 01:2009: QRA Annual Discussion Meeting, University of Oxford, Poster by Meriel McClatchie, Going against the grain: arable agriculture in Neolithic Ireland. McClatchie, M., Whitehouse, N.J., Schulting, R., Bogaard, A., Barratt, P. and Colledge, C.
- 01:2009: QRA Annual Discussion Meeting, University of Oxford, poster by Philip Barratt, Transitions: creating event chronologies for the Irish Neolithic. Barratt, P., Whitehouse, N., Schulting, R., McClatchie, M., Bogaard, A., Reimer, P.J. & McLaughlin, R.
- 17:10:2008: IAI Autumn Conference 2008, Philip Barratt presented, Testing Time: creating and investigating an archive of radiocarbon dates from the archaeological record. Barratt, P., Whitehouse, N., Schulting, R., McLaughlin, R. McClatchie, M. and Bogaard, A. IAI Link
- 28:08:2008: NRA National Archaeology Seminar, Meriel McClatchie presented, Cultivating societies: new insights into agriculture in Neolithic Ireland. McClatchie, M., Whitehouse, N., Schulting, R., Barratt, P. and Bogaard, A.
- 03:07:2008: WAC-6, Nicki Whitehouse is a session organiser for The Impact of Innovation together with Nick Porch, Matthew Prebble, Mim Bower
- 03:07:2008: WAC-6, Nicki Whitehouse presented Transitioning to agriculture: A gateway to the Irish Neolithic. Whitehouse, N.J., Schulting, R., McLaughlin, R., Barratt, P., Marchant, R. and McClatchie, M.
- 01:07:2008: WAC-6 Ingelesa Stujits presented Mesolithic movements exposed: a scenario from central Ireland. Stuijts, I., McClatchie, M. and Whitehouse, N.J.
- 20-22:06:2008: Meriel McClatchie presented The production and consumption of arable crops at ecclesiastical sites in Early Medieval Ireland co-authored with Mick Monk at Agricultural-History Society conference, Early Medieval farming: corn or cattle?, Cork
- 12:06:2008: Cultivating Societies website is now live
- 11:06:2008: Meriel McClatchie has been awarded a place on the "Researching non-industrial agriculture" summer school, which will be held in Proaza, Asturias, Spain in August 2008. The summer school is within the framework of the ESF programme "Early Agricultural Remnants and Technical Heritage" (EARTH): www.esf.org/earth
- 01:06:2008: Cultivating Societies project officially starts
- 16:05:2008: Project leader Nicki Whitehouse (QUB) and project partner Finola O'Carroll (CRDS) are invited members of the panel at the Adoption of Agriculture in Ireland meeting at University College Dublin, organised by Graeme Warren.