British Archaeological Awards

 

Best Archaeological Project

For a programme of research advancing the knowledge and practice of archaeology in the UK. Judges were looking for evidence of the following: • Contribution to knowledge of the past in the UK by archaeological means • Strong research focus • Commitment to high archaeological standards and ethics as, for example, set out by the […]

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 […]
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Best Archaeological Book

For a conventional printed publication that adds to our knowledge, increases our understanding of the past and is accessible to new audiences. Judges were looking for evidence of the following: Originality of approach, in terms of methodology, subject matter or presentational style Lucid and stimulating writing style Good editorial, design and production standards Accessibility to […]
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Best Public Presentation of Archaeology

For a television or radio programme or web broadcast, digital application or website, newspaper or magazine feature which stimulates public interest, advances understanding and changes perceptions of the past. For a television or radio programme or web broadcast, digital application or website, newspaper or magazine feature which stimulates public interest, advances understanding and changes perceptions […]
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Best Archaeological Innovation

For an initiative or development likely to lead to significant improvements in archaeological methodology or practice which facilitate new perceptions of the past. Judges were looking for new initiatives which demonstrate one or more of the following: Contribution to knowledge of the past in the UK by innovative archaeological means The use of new or […]
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Outstanding Achievement Award

BAA trustees also have the option of awarding an Outstanding Achievement Award to an individual who over their working life has: Made a substantial contribution to our knowledge of the past in the UK by archaeological means Demonstrated originality of approach, methodology and presentation Shown commitment to recognised professional standards and ethics Been effective in […]
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Best Archaeological Discovery

BAA trustees have the discretionary option of awarding a discovery which advances understanding and stimulates public imagination of the past. Judges will be looking for evidence of the following: Contribution to knowledge of the past in the UK by archaeological means Commitment to recognised professional standards and ethics for recovering and reporting the discovery and […]
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British Archaeological Awards Partners

Sponsors   Partners   Historic England     Historic Scotland   CADW     Chartered Institute for Archaeologists     Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers   The Robert Kiln Charitable Trust     Society of Antiquaries of London     Portable Antiquities Scheme                       […]
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Trustees, members and sponsors are heading to London for the British Archaeological Awards AGM @SocAntiquaries today #archaeology

RT @YorkshireMuseum: The archaeological site of #StarCarr has uncovered some amazing #Mesolithic treasures - see some of them in our new Sp…

RT @MuseumofLondon: #TunnelArchaeology opens in one month today. See archaeological objects unearthed by @Crossrail #free https://t.co/6yYJ…

RT @OxbowBooks: Last episode of Britain's Ancient Capital tonight on BBC2 @ 9. Author Caroline Wickham-Jones shared her experience: https:/…

RT @YATFieldwork: Today's excavations of the Bar Walls at Fishergate have turned up some amazing #Viking & #Roman finds including worked an…

RT @AccessCambridge: An update from the ongoing post-ex work @MustFarm https://t.co/hedbcHllJX

Awards’ trustees are meeting today to look at working with partners to share and celebrate British #archaeology

RT @Archaeology_UoS: Barney Devine: key outcomes include involving young people & giving them ownership of their past through engagement #g

RT @ArchScot: Big moon still out over city - on train to London for @BAAWARDSUK Trustees meeting. Lots to discuss today re future of awards…

RT @ArchScot: Off to London today for @BAAWARDSUK Trustees meeting & AGM. The next round of awards will be in 2018 - plenty advanced notice…
Trustees, members and sponsors are heading to London for the British Archaeological Awards AGM @SocAntiquaries today #archaeology
RT @YorkshireMuseum: The archaeological site of #StarCarr has uncovered some amazing #Mesolithic treasures - see some of them in our new Sp…
RT @MuseumofLondon: #TunnelArchaeology opens in one month today. See archaeological objects unearthed by @Crossrail #free https://t.co/6yYJ…
RT @OxbowBooks: Last episode of Britain's Ancient Capital tonight on BBC2 @ 9. Author Caroline Wickham-Jones shared her experience: https:/…
RT @YATFieldwork: Today's excavations of the Bar Walls at Fishergate have turned up some amazing #Viking & #Roman finds including worked an…
RT @AccessCambridge: An update from the ongoing post-ex work @MustFarm https://t.co/hedbcHllJX
Awards’ trustees are meeting today to look at working with partners to share and celebrate British #archaeology
RT @Archaeology_UoS: Barney Devine: key outcomes include involving young people & giving them ownership of their past through engagement #g
RT @ArchScot: Big moon still out over city - on train to London for @BAAWARDSUK Trustees meeting. Lots to discuss today re future of awards…