CBA Archaeological Achievement Awards 2022

Two CIfA Members and a Registered Organisation were recognised for their exemplary work at this year’s prestigious Council for British Archaeology Archaeological Achievement Awards, which showcase the very best in UK and Irish archaeology through five categories.

The Early Career Archaeologist category featured no less than three CIfA members: Megan Schlanker, archaeologist for MOLA and Chair of the CIfA Early Careers Special Interest Group; Tabitha Gulliver Lawrence, from Colchester Archaeological Trust, and Secretary of the Early Careers Group; and Victoria Sands from Colchester Archaeological Trust.

CIfA Registered Organisation, Archaeology South-East, was shortlisted for its work on the Seaford Head Project in the Archaeological Innovation category; as was MSDS Marine for its work on Y Heritage Make A Splash! in the Engagement and Participation category.

The winners were announced at a ceremony hosted by Ireland’s National Monuments Service, held in Dublin Castle on 29th November. CIfA members Victoria Sands of Colchester Archaeological Trust, won the Early Career Archaeologist award, and Megan Schlanker of MOLA, was highly commended. MSDS Marine was also highly commended in the Engagement and Participation award.