The award was created following the decision of Professor John Coles, a Fellow of the Academy since 1978, to establish an Academy Medal for this field. This Medal was awarded for the first time in 2007.
Eligible nominations can be for landscape archaeology in any part of the world and in any period, provided that the nominated scholar is based in Britain or Ireland.
How to nominate
Nominations may only be made by Fellows of the British Academy. Nominations for 2019 have now closed.
Nominating body: Archaeology Section
2017 Professor Tom Williamson, University of East Anglia
2015 Dr David Hall, University of Exeter
2013 Mr Christopher Taylor FBA, Formerly Head of Archaeological Survey, Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England
2011 Dr Conor Newman, Senior Lecturer, Department of Archaeology, National University of Ireland
2009 Professor Tony Wilkinson FBA, Professor of Archaeology, Durham University
2007 Professor Andrew Fleming, Emeritus Professor, University of Wales Trinity St David