2012 Winners

 

Best Archaeological Project 2012

Best Archaeological Project 2012

The British Archaeological Awards are a showcase for the best in UK archaeology and a central event in the archaeological calendar. Established in 1976, they now encompass six Awards, covering every aspect of UK archaeology. For a programme of research advancing the knowledge and practice of archaeology in the UK Judges were looking for evidence […]
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Best Community Archaeology Project 2012

Best Community Archaeology Project 2012

For a programme of research advancing the knowledge and practice of archaeology in the UK Judges were looking for evidence of the following: Project should be driven by amateur archaeologists and/or societies and should involve the local community, including new audiences, throughout to enhance public education Contribution to knowledge of archaeology in the UK Strong […]
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Best Archaeological Book 2012

Best Archaeological Book 2012

For a book publication which increases understanding of the past and introduces it to new audiences. Judges were looking for evidence of the following: Contribution to knowledge and advancement of archaeology Clear and stimulating style Presentation/design and production standards Accessibility, attracting a wider audience Originality of approach and/or subject matter Winner: Gathering Time: Dating the […]
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Best Representation of Archaeology in the Media 2012

Best Representation of Archaeology in the Media 2012

For a television or radio programme, ICT program or web site, newspaper or magazine feature which stimulates interest, advances understanding and changes perceptions of the past. Judges were looking for evidence of the following: Contribution to spreading knowledge of archaeology Includes recent research or provides a new interpretation of old research Enhances public education and […]
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Best Archaeological Innovation 2012

Best Archaeological Innovation 2012

For an initiative likely to lead to significant improvements in archaeological practice which facilitate new perceptions of the past. Judges were looking for evidence of the following: Contribution to knowledge or to dissemination of knowledge of archaeology in the UK Strong research focus Effective dissemination and presentation Excellence in project design, experimental technique, imaginative investigations, […]
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Best Archaeological Discovery 2012

Best Archaeological Discovery 2012

For a discovery which advances understanding and stimulates public imagination of the past Judges were looking for evidence of the following: Contribution to knowledge of archaeology in the UK Commitment to recognised professional standards and ethics for recovering and reporting the discovery and subsequent dissemination Quality of collaboration with others A project which captures the […]
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Special Merit 2012

Special Merit 2012

A presentation recognising a project of special merit was made to representatives from Operation Nightingale: a ground-breaking archaeology project on Salisbury Plain which helps aid the rehabilitation of soldiers from The Rifles who have been injured on operations in Afghanistan. The Defence Archaeology Group was founded in 2012 to to utilise both the technical and […]
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Lifetime Achievement Award 2012

Lifetime Achievement Award 2012

BAA trustees also have the option of awarding an Outstanding Achievement Award to an individual who has, over their working life has: Made a substantial contribution to our knowledge of archaeology Demonstrated originality of approach, methodology and presentation Shown commitment to recognised professional standards and ethics Been effective in dissemination and presentation of research Supported […]
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