Current Archaeology in the Press

2017

4 March 2017

News of Mark Knight winning the award for Archaeologist of the Year in the 2017 Current Archaeology Awards was featured on CambsTimes on Saturday 4 March:

http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/mark_knight_who_led_the_must_farm_dig_in_whittlesey_which_unearthed_rare_bronze_age_settlement_receives_top_archaeology_award_1_4915138


21 February 2017

Tatiana Ivleva’s work on Roman emigration, which was nominated for Research Project of the Year in the 2017 Current Archaeology Awards, was featured on ChronicleLive on 21 February:

http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/how-north-england-became-cosmopolitan-12634587


11 February 2017

The nomination of the Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Little Carlton in Lincolnshire for a Current Archaeology Award was featured within on the Louth Leader on Saturday 11 February:

http://www.louthleader.co.uk/news/archaeology-award-for-little-carlton-site-1-7815144


2016

13 December 2016

The nomination of DNA within the Archaeological Innovation of the Last 50 Years within the 2017 Current Archaeology Awards, which is exemplified by the work carried out by the Richard III Grey Friars project, was featured on Pukaar News on 13 December 2016:

http://www.pukaarnews.com/richard-iii-scientists-nominated-for-national-award/17857/


3 December 2016

A Leicester excavation’s nomination for Rescue Project of the Year has been featured in the Leicester Mercury on 3 December:

http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/why-roman-skeletons-could-be-first-evidence-of-leicester-s-african-population/story-29953169-detail/story.html


12 November 2016

Current Archaeology‘s article, ‘1066 and all that: excavating the Viking conquest of England’, was featured in The Times on 12 November 2016:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/viking-raider-who-became-much-loved-king-canute-1-000-years-ago-8k0bzh9tr


1 March 2016

Details from Current Archaeology‘s article on the identification of an Anglo-Saxon island at Little Carlton (CA 313),  were featured in the Daily Mail on Tuesday 1 March:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3471968/A-marvel-marshes-Anglo-Saxon-trade-citadel-teeming-treasures-Fens.html


1 March 2016

News of Roberta Gilchrist winning the title of Archaeologist of the Year in the 2016 Current Archaeology Awards was featured on GetReading on Tuesday 1 March:

http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/local-news/university-reading-dean-first-woman-10967559


1 March 2016

News of Roberta Gilchrist winning the award for Archaeologist of the Year in the 2016 Current Archaeology Awards was featured on ITV News on Tuesday 1 March:

http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2016-03-01/archaeology-award-winner-makes-history/


 

2015

23 December 2015

Details of Prof Vince Gaffney’s nomination in the Archaeologist of the Year category of 2016 Current Archaeology Awards were featured in the Telegraph and Argus on Wednesday 23rd December:

http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/14162347.Bradford_Professor_s_work_marked_with_national_award_nomination/


21 December 2015

News of the Drumclay Crannog’s nomination for Rescue Dig of the Year in the 2016 Current Archaeology Awards was featured in the Belfast Telegraph on Monday 21st December:

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/crannog-almost-destroyed-by-roadworks-on-awards-shortlist-34302197.html


5 December 2015

Details of the nominees in the Archaeologist of the Year category of the 2016 Current Archaeology Awards were featured in The Times on Saturday 5th December (although Current Archaeology would never use the phrase “treasure hunters”):

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article4632702.ece


14 November 2015

Current Archaeology‘s article on the excavation of New Bailey prison (CA 309) was featured in The Times on Saturday 14th November:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article4613734.ece?CMP=OTH-gnws-standard-2015_11_13


25 March 2015

News of the Happisburgh Project, and their discovery of the 800,000-year-old footprints winning Rescue Dig of the Year in the Current Archaeology Awards, was featured on the Cambrian News Online on Wednesday 25th March:

http://www.cambrian-news.co.uk/news/i/46995/


17 March 2015

Details of the Current Archaeology Awards, and the win by the Happisburgh Project in the Rescue Dig of the Year category, were featured on Wales Online on Tuesday 17th March:

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/welsh-scientist-who-found-800000-year-old-8861529


17 March 2015

News of the Happisburgh Project, and their discovery of the 800,000-year-old footprints winning Rescue Dig of the Year in the Current Archaeology Awards, was featured on BBC News Online on Tuesday 17th March:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-mid-wales-31913746


15 March 2015

Details of the 2015 Current Archaeology Awards, and the win by the Maryport excavation in the Research Project of the Year category, were featured in The Chronicle on Sunday 15th March:

http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/newcastle-university-dig-wins-national-8843850


13 March 2015

Details of the 2015 Current Archaeology Awards, and the win by the Maryport excavation in the Research Project of the Year category, were featured on the Cumbria Crack on Friday 13th March:

http://www.cumbriacrack.com/2015/03/13/maryport-temples-dig-wins-national-award/


7 March 2015

Details of the 2015 Current Archaeology Awards, and the win by the Happisburgh Project in the Rescue Dig of the Year category, were featured in the Eastern Daily Press on Saturday 7th March:

http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/awards_success_for_happisburgh_footprints_project_1_3982973


6 March 2015

Professor Michael Fulford was interviewed on BBC Radio Berkshire on 6th March 2015 about winning the prestigious ‘Archaeologist of the Year’ award, which he received at the 2015 Current Archaeology Awards on 27 February.


24 January 2015

Current Archaeology‘s article on drinking rituals in Iron Age Scotland (CA 299) was featured in The Times:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article4332909.ece


8 January 2015

The Staffordshire Hoard’s nomination in the 2015 Current Archaeology Awards was featured in The Sentinel:

http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Staffordshire-Hoard-project-line-award/story-25825307-detail/story.html


2014

15 December 2014

The 800,000-year-old Happisburgh footprints and their nomination in the 2015 Current Archaeology Awards were featured in the Eastern Daily Press:

http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/chance_to_vote_for_800_000_year_old_happisburgh_footprints_in_archaeology_awards_1_3887042


3 June 2014

Current Archaeology‘s article on the discovery of a ships’ graveyard spanning 4,000 years, including Bronze Age & Medieval logboats (CA292), was featured in The Times:


10 May 2014

The Current Archaeology Digs Guide 2014 was featured in The Times on Saturday 10th May:


1 March 2014

Details of the Current Archaeology Awards 2014, and the win by Sands of Time: domestic rituals at the Links of Noltland in the Rescue Dig of the Year 2014 category, were featured on the BBC website on Saturday 1st March:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-26397962


28 February 2013

Details of the Current Archaeology Awards 2014, and the win by Sands of Time: domestic rituals at the Links of Noltland in the Rescue Dig of the Year 2014 category, were featured in The Orcadian on Friday 28th February:

http://www.orcadian.co.uk/2014/02/links-of-noltland-excavation-named-best-rescue-dig/


2013

28 December 2013

Details of the Current Archaeology Awards 2014 were featured in the Leicester Mercury on Saturday 28th December:

http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Richard-III-Leader-bones-dig-nominated/story-20372861-detail/story.html


11 December 2013

Details of the Current Archaeology Awards 2014 were featured in The Orcadian on Wednesday 11th December:

http://www.orcadian.co.uk/2013/12/vote-for-links-of-noltland-in-2014-current-archaeology-awards/


Current Archaeology‘s news article ‘Monmouth’s mystery monuments’ (CA270) was quoted in Stephen Clarke’s 2013 book The Lost Lake: evidence of Prehistoric Boat Building (Monmouth Archaeology Society)


3 August 2013

Current Archaeology‘s article ‘Viking Torksey: Inside the Great Army’s winter camp’ (CA281) was featured in The Times on Saturday 3rd August:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article3832871.ece


10 March 2013

Details of the  Current Archaeology Awards  2013 and the win by ‘Folkestone: Roman villa or Iron Age Oppidum?’   were featured on the BBC on Sunday 10th March:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-21727947


10 March 2013

Details of the Current Archaeology Awards 2013 and the win by ‘Folkestone: Roman villa or Iron Age Oppidum?’ in the Rescue Dig of the Year category was featured on This Is Kent on Sunday 10th March:

http://www.thisiskent.co.uk/Folkestone-s-Roman-villa-dig-wins-award/story-18374383-detail/story.html#axzz2NDkOv2Kl


8 March 2013

Details of the Current Archaeology Awards 2013 and the ‘Richard III’ and ‘Vespasian’s Camp’ excavations were featured in the Salisbury Journal on Friday 8th March.


5 March 2013

Details of the Current Archaeology Awards 2013 and University of Leicester Archaeological Services’ win with their Richard III excavation were featured in The Leicester Mercury on Tuesday 5th March:

http://www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/Richard-III-archaeology-award-University/story-18323651-detail/story.html#axzz2MZvuP8lg


3 March 2013

Current Archaeology‘s article ‘Divide and conquer: Hadrian’s Wall and the native population’ (CA 277) was featured in the Independent on Sunday on 3rd March:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/news/so-what-did-the-romans-do-for-us-new-digs-reveal-truth-about-hadrians-wall-8517925.html


2012

15 September 2012

Current Archaeology‘s article ‘Vespasian’s Camp – cradle of Stonehenge?’ (CA 271) was featured in The Times on Saturday 15th September:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article3538654.ece


14 April 2012

Details of the Current Archaeology Digs Guide 2012 were published in The Times on Saturday 14th April:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article3383529.ece


16 March 2012

Details of the Current Archaeology Awards 2012 and SCAPE’s win were published in the March issue of Archaeology Scotland’s Bulletin.


February 2012

Current Archaeology‘s article ‘Shadow of St Pancras’, detailing the excavation at Somers Town Goods Yard (CA 256) was featured in the February issue of Today’s Railways magazine.


19 January 2012

Details of the Current Archaeology Awards 2012, and Tony Wilmott’s nomination within the Archaeologist of the Year category, were featured in the Times and Star yesterday:

http://www.timesandstar.co.uk/news/other/archaeologist-aiming-to-find-an-award-for-maryport-dig-1.916545?referrerPath=home


5 January 2012

Details of the Current Archaeology Awards 2012, and Massacre At Fin Cop‘s shortlisting for the Research Project of the Year category were featured in the Buxton Advertiser:

http://www.buxtonadvertiser.co.uk/news/local/massacre_site_up_for_award_1_4115425


 

2011

14 December 2011

Details of the Current Archaeology Awards 2012, and Massacre at Fin Cop‘s nomination in the Research Project of the Year category were featured in The Star:

http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/public_urged_to_vote_for_peak_archaeology_dig_site_1_4057884


8 December 2011

Details of the Current Archaeology Awards 2012, and Settlement under the Sand‘s nomination in the Research Project of the Year category were featured in The Orcadian:

http://www.orcadian.co.uk/2011/12/orkney-archaeological-project-shortlisted-for-national-award/


3 December 2011

Current Archaeology’s articles on Yewden Villa and Oakington (CA 260, 261) were featured in The Times:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article3246317.ece


19 November 2011

Current Archaeology‘s article on Alderney’s Roman Fort (CA 261) was featured in The Times:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article3231218.ece


24 September 2011

Current Archaeology‘s article on Jupiter alters (CA 259) was featured in The Times:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article3173469.ece


1 July 2011

Current Archaeology‘s news articles from issue 256 were featured in The Times:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article3081690.ece


3 February 2011

Current Archaeology‘s article on Mosaics and the end of Roman Britain (CA 251) was featured in The Times:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article2898869.ece


Pre 2011

Current Archaeology‘s discussion surrounding the dating of the Cerne Abbas Giant was featured in The Times:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article1945920.ece


Current Archaeology‘s article on the archaeology of the Otterburn Traning Area (CA 232) was featured in The Times:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article1818091.ece


Current Archaeology‘s Dig Supplement (CA 219) was featured in The Times:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article1811874.ece


Articles from Current Archaeology‘s Tudor Special issue (CA 218) were featured in The Times:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article1810876.ece


Current Archaeology‘s article on ‘the biggest dig in Welsh history’ (CA 216) was featured in The Times:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/courtsocial/article1810515.ece