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2014 Shortlist

2014 Shortlist

A shortlist of highly commended entries for the 2014 British Archaeological Awards has been published, showcasing the very best in British archaeology.

The winners of the 2014 British Archaeological Awards were announced at a ceremony at the British Museum on 14 July, compèred by Loyd Grossman, Chair of The Heritage Alliance, with Dan Snow, President of the Council for British Archaeology. A discretionary Award for Outstanding Achievement was presented at the event to Beatrice de Cardi.

The judging panels for the 2014 Awards reported a bumper crop of nominations reflecting the incredible wealth, diversity and quality of archaeology entries uncovering and presenting the latest research and discoveries right across the UK.

Entries are judged by independent panels made up of leading experts from across the archaeology field in the UK, including both professional and voluntary sectors.

The shortlisted entries for 2014 were:

BEST ARCHAEOLOGICAL PROJECT

• Bloomberg London, Museum of London Archaeology
• The Hungate Archaeological Project, York Archaeological Trust
• The Tameside Archaeological Survey, Dr Michael Nevell and Prof John Walker

BEST COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ARCHAEOLOGY PROJECT

• Dig Greater Manchester, Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford
• Jigsaw Cambridgeshire: Piercing Together Cambridgeshire’s Past, Oxford Archaeology East and Cambridgeshire County Council
• Scotland’s Coastal Heritage at Risk Project (SCHARP), The SCAPE Trust

BEST ARCHAEOLOGICAL BOOK

• Bosworth 1485, Glenn Foard and Anne Curry, Oxbow Books
• Interpreting the English Village; landscape and community at Shapwick, Somerset, Mick Aston & Chris Gerrard, Oxbow Books
• Star Carr, Life in Britain after the Ice Age, Nicky Milner, Barry Taylor, Chantal Conneller, Tim Schadla-Hall, Council for British Archaeology

BEST PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF ARCHAEOLOGY

• New Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors, Lion Television and MediaLab for Channel 4
• The Post Hole, University of York
• Wemyss Caves 4D, Save the Wemyss Ancient Caves Society, The SCAPE Trust and The York Archaeological Trust

BEST ARCHAEOLOGICAL INNOVATION

• Archwilio App, Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust, Dyfed Archaeological Trust, Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust & Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
• ShoreUPDATE (Scotland’s Coastal Heritage at Risk Project): Sites at Risk Map web portal and app, The SCAPE Trust with WildKnowledge
• Time-lapse photography, York Archaeological Trust Dickson Laboratory for Bio-Archaeology

For more information about the Awards contact us by email at robertkilntrust@btconnect.com

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