The prize is offered for the best presentation by a student (or recent graduate within 12 months of graduation) at the annual Research in Progress meeting as chosen by those members of HMS Council present at the meeting. Recipients of the HMS Council Prize for the Best Student Presentation at the annual Research in Progress meeting
2014 - Ragnar Saage: 'The evolution of smithies from 11th to 19th c. in Estonia'. Oxford
2013 - Giovanna Fregni: 'Minimum tools required: a system for organising Bronze Age metal-smithing tools'. Exeter
2012 - Yvette Marks: 'Any way the wind blows: a re-assessment of the working parameters of the Bronze Age Aegean perforated furnace'. Newcastle
2011 - Sian James: `Faunal Remains from the Great Orme Copper Mines´. Sheffield
2010 - Loïc Boscher: `Speiss and arsenical copper production in Early Bronze Age Iran´. UCL
2009 - Jui-lien Fang: `Colour Change in Copper Alloys through Alloying´. Bradford
The Historical Metallurgy Society also awards student prizes at other events, such as the Archaeometallurgy in Europe conference.
2015 - Julien Flament: 'Lithage cakes from Castel-Minier (Ariège, France): understanding stratergies of the cuppelation in a multi metals workshop from the 15th century'. Best Student Oral Presentation at Archaeometallurgy in Europe.
2015 - Maria Teresa Plaza: 'Gold technology and the Tiwanaku Culture in San Pedro de Atacama, Northern Chile (AD400-1000)'. Best Student Poster Presentation at Archaeometallurgy in Europe.