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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Celebrate and share #archaeology around the UK - loads of amazing events on right now for @festofarch @VisitBritain https://t.co/KPh5U311aa
RT @BBC6Music: Suggestions for #archaeology songs whilst covering the topic of @MustFarm with Mark Knight, find 'the finds' here: https://t…
RT @FestivalofArch: Excited!! The countdown is in HOURS!! #FestivalofArch starts tomorrow. What's on near you? https://t.co/EtytIIW071 http…
RT @CommunitiesNI: Northern Ireland shines at UK Heritage Finals. More information at https://t.co/gK29XYr2Dh @BAAWARDSUK https://t.co/J0qN…
Read Ben's blog on his fave #Westgate #Oxford find - 2016 Best Archaeological Project #BAA2016 #archaeology @oatweet https://t.co/agwNgmaaCE
RT @ADS_Chatter: Well done to York's POSTGLACIAL project (#starcarr) and @IntarchEditor https://t.co/LctPUZuDMC