Author: Nick Bartos


PRESS RELEASE: Cambridge Archaeological Unit, University of Cambridge win Current Archaeology’s Rescue Project of the Year award for 2017 for Must Farm

A prestigious archaeological award for Rescue Project of the Year 2017 has gone to Cambridge Archaeological Unit and the University of Cambridge for their work at Must Farm. Excavation of a well-preserved Bronze Age settlement, destroyed by fire thousands of years ago, at a brick quarry near Peterborough has revealed a series of prehistoric roundhouses […]


PRESS RELEASE: The Stonehenge Riverside Project, Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project, National Trust win Current Archaeology’s Research Project of the Year award for 2017 for Durrington Walls

Cutting-edge archaeological research revealing the secrets of the Stonehenge landscape has received an award for Research Project of the Year 2017. The award was accepted by members of the Stonehenge Riverside Project, the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project, and the National Trust for their work at Durrington Walls, where an ongoing investigation combining excavation and sophisticated […]


Current Archaeology Awards 2017 – Photos

Scroll down to view pictures from the 9th annual Current Archaeology Awards, and from Current Archaeology Live! 2017.  Click the image to download a high-resolution version. All pictures should be credited to Current Archaeology.  


Current Archaeology Awards 2017 – Winners Announced!

The results are in, and having counted your votes, we are pleased to share the winners of the 9th annual Current Archaeology Awards, as announced on Friday 24 February at Current Archaeology Live! 2017. Archaeologist of the Year: Mark Knight Book of the Year: Images of the Ice Age by Paul Bahn Research Project of the […]


Archaeologist of the Year 2017

We are delighted to announce that Mark Knight is the winner of this year’s prestigious Archaeologist of the Year award. Directing the Must Farm excavations for the Cambridge Archaeological Unit, Knight specialises in prehistoric landscapes, as well as Neolithic and Bronze Age pottery. His interests include exploring later prehistoric contexts of inhabitation and mobility, and […]


Book of the Year 2017

Winner of the award for Book of the Year was Paul Bahn for Images of the Ice Age (published by Oxford University Press). With detailed discussions of Ice Age images and explorations of how they might be interpreted, this beautiful book demonstrates how sophisticated our ancestors were. Accepting the award, Paul Bahn said: “Thank you […]


Archaeological Innovation of the Last 50 Years

Winner of the Archaeological Innovation of the Last 50 Years was LiDAR, as exemplified by the New Forest National Park Authority. The award recognized the successful use of laser mapping surveys to reveal thousands of previously unknown archaeological sites, from prehistoric field systems and Bronze Age burial mounds to an undocumented Iron Age hillfort. Lawrence […]

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