British Archaeological Awards

Best Community Engagement Archaeology Project

Best Community Engagement Archaeology Project

For a programme of research advancing the knowledge of the past in the UK by archaeological means with community engagement.

Judges were looking for evidence of the following:

  • Project should have community engagement as a key focus or should be driven by amateur archaeologists and/or societies.  Throughout, it should involve the local community, including new audiences, to enhance public education

  • Contribution to knowledge of archaeology in the UK

  • Strong research focus

  • Commitment to recognised professional standards and ethics as, for example, set out by the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists in its various public documents

  • Effective dissemination and presentation throughout the project, including commitment to publication and archiving

  • Originality of approach, methodology and/or presentation

See  2016 shortlist

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