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23.02.2022 by lbiarchpro

“Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes” research honoured with Queen’s Anniversary Prize

The University of Bradford has been awarded the prestigious “Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education” for pioneering the development and deployment of new archaeological technology and techniques.

Among the projects included in the honour is the “Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project” which was led by the University of Bradford and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology. The project lies within the “Visualising Heritage” key research theme at the University of Bradford.

The coveted prize, which honours world-class excellence and achievement, is the highest form of national recognition that UK higher education institutions can achieve.

Wolfgang Neubauer

Director LBI ArchPro

The terabytes of digital survey data collected, processed and visualised by the LBI ArchPro provide the base for the precise mapping of the monuments and archaeological features buried in the subsurface or still visible in the landscape surrounding Stonehenge. After centuries of research, the analysis of all mapped features makes it possible, for the first time, to reconstruct the development of Stonehenge and its landscape through time.