Open Access Awards

This grant is offered to support authors who otherwise would not be able to publish their research as Open Access articles. Below is a list of successful awards with links to the papers…

Finite Element Analysis of Shell-First and Longitudinally Reinforced Frame-Based Wooden Ships – 2019

Nathan Helfman, Boaz Nishri and Deborah Cvikel were awarded an Open Access Grant to publish their paper in the Journal of Maritime Archaeology as an open access article. Abstract During the period between the 5th century BC and the 6th century AD, two ship construction technologies were prevalent around the Mediterranean Sea: shell-first and frame-based. …

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The warped sea of sailing: Maritime topographies of space and time for the Bronze Age eastern Mediterranean – 2019

Crystal Safadi and Fraser Sturt were awarded an Open Access Grant in 2019 to publish their paper as an open access article in the Journal of Archaeological Science Abstract Time has consistently been regarded as the missing dimension from our renderings of space, having a significant impact on how we interpret and represent past interaction. …

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Maʻagan Mikhael B, Israel: a preliminary report of a Late Byzantine–early Islamic period shipwreck – 2018

Maayan Cohen and Deborah Cvikel were awarded an Open Access Grant in October 2018 to publish their paper in the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology as an open access article.  Abstract The Maʻagan Mikhael B shipwreck was found in 1.5m of water, beneath 1.5m of sand, 70m off the Mediterranean coast of Israel. The hull …

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