Current Archaeology Awards 2016 – Winners Announced!
The 8th annual Current Archaeology Awards celebrated the projects and publications that made the pages of CA over the last 12 months, and the people judged to have made outstanding contributions to archaeology. These awards are voted for entirely by the public – there are no panels of judges.
The 2016 Current Archaeology Award winners. L-R: Roberta Gilchrist, Archaeologist of the Year; Marion Dowd, Book of the Year; Mark Horton and Emily Glass, representing Research Project of the Year; Nora Bermingham and Caitríona Moore, representing Rescue Dig of the Year. (Photo: Adam Stanford/Aerial-Cam)
The winners of the prestigious Current Archaeology Awards, as announced on 26 February as part of CA Live! 2016, are as follows:
Archaeologist of the Year:
Roberta Gilchrist (University of Reading)
Research Project of the Year:
Recapturing Berkeley Castle: one trench, 1500 years of English history (University of Bristol)
Rescue Dig of the Year:
The Drumclay crannog-dwellers: revealing 1,000 years of lakeside living (Nora Bermingham and Caitríona Moore, excavations carried out on behalf of the Department of the Environment and Department for Regional Development in Northern Ireland)
Book of the Year:
The Archaeology Caves in Ireland (by Marion Dowd)