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Postgraduate researchers

Sophia Anderson

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Morpho-functional evolution of the mammalian scapula

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  • Digital Recording
  • Fieldwork
  • Craft at Museum of London Archaeology

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Exploring the artefactual record of feasting during the Orcadian Late Neolithic

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Heritage conservation in Algeria: Between consonance, dissonance and identity

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Rising from the depths

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Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Environment

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Making marks, changing values: the contemporary significance of graffiti at historic sites

Louise Calf

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Vanessa Castagnino

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Whitefriars: metal acquisition and object production at monastic houses in late medieval England

Alice Cao

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Exploring the function of grinding stones using old and new methods

Isabelle Carter

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Tracing ephemerality: an archaeology of squatters' settlements in rural England, 1550-1750

Virajitha Chimalapati

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Cultural Heritage Led Climate Change Adaptation of Historic Port Cities of Monsoon Asia: A Belt and Road Opportunity

Ewan Chipping

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How was the morphology of domestic cattle and aurochs affected by human husbandry and exploitation in Britain from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age?

Simone Chisena

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Man looks at himself: an archaeological and ethnographic study of changing visual self-perception in European prehistoric societies through the lens of figurative art (40.000 BP - 2.200 BC)

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Defying Convention: Devising New Approaches to Heritage Values in Valletta, Malta

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The study of dietary proteins found in food crusts on Mesolithic pottery

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Characterising the Historic Farmsteads of the Lake District National Park and World Heritage Site

James Glazzard

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The tools and techniques of the Viking-age non-ferrous metalworker

Drury Graham

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Traditional Pasts and Visionary Futures: The Multidimensional Benefits at the Intersection of Rural Heritage and Agroecology

Lucy Handford

Postgraduate research student

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Functional development within the mammalian masticatory apparatus: an investigation into feeding capabilities with changing diets.

Nura Hassan

Postgraduate research student

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This project will explore diet and mobility among coastal populations of Somaliland from the 4th to 19th century CE. Using bioarchaeological approaches such as stable isotope and lipid residue analysis it will provide the first consideration of identity and religious change through an exploration of diet and mobility

Aimee Henderson

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Lead roofing in English parish churches: its history, significance, and key challenges in addressing metal theft

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Communities of Consumption: an integrated approach to ceramic function and foodways along the Swahili coast during the first millennium AD

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Viking Age 'Staffs of Sorcery'

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Adopting Archaeology

Rebecca Jump

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Iron Age burial practices in north-east and south-west Britain

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Exploring the social mobility and influence of women in Roman public life from the 1st to the 3rd c. A.D

Anoj Khanal

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Liquid landscape heritage and urban water scarcities in Kathmandu, Nepal

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Invisible Technologies & the Container Revolution

Veronica Lee

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This project will explore medieval Baltic pike trade via a) synthesis of bone data, including size and body-part profiles, to assess preservation methods; b) stable isotope analysis to distinguish coastal vs freshwater pike and identify non-local catches. Alongside δ13C, δ15N & δ34S in bone, δ18O in pike teeth will be trialled as a novel proxy for catch region.

Shanshan Li

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The Ideology behind Anthropomorphic Figurines: A Comparative Study of Southern Europe and North-Eastern China in the Neolithic Period (8000-2500 BC)

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Lived or Living? A case study of living heritage in China

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Decolonising York: telling alternative stories in a heritage city

Katharine Macy

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Modern Noise: How neurodivergent individuals create in different environments

Lucy Makinson

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The extent of Mediterranean food cultures in Roman civilian settlements in Northern Britain. A study of three sites: Aldborough, Catterick and Brough on Noe.

William Marsh

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Social Entanglement in Death: Interpopulation isotopic analysis between a mass grave and an attritional assemblage to assess social reactions to catastrophe from Medieval Leicester, England and Roman-Byzantine Ibida, Romania.

Elisha Meadows

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CDA22008 The Melting Pot of Eboracum: exploring diversity and identity through the skeletal and burial evidence in Roman York.

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Socio-economic changes from the Early (AD 350 - 1000) to Late (AD 1000 - 1550) Ceramic Period in Araucania region, Chile: new perspectives from organic residues analysis of ceramic artefacts

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Stycas, kings and Vikings: the copper-alloy revolution in 9th-century England

Kate Morris

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The changing nature of dogs in (post)medieval England: a bioarchaeological study of treatment, health, size, and diet across human social contexts

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A sense of place: sensory perceptions of Neolithic causewayed enclosures in their landscape contexts

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Assessing the (Sub)cultural Heritage Significance of Grassroots Music Venues

Pippa Pemberton

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Tangled imperial roots: the 20th century journey of botanic gardens from colonial assemblages to sites of memory and global plant conservation

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Following a thread: Tracing technology and techniques along the Silk Road

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Galapagos Marine Plastics : How Can Archaeology Help Save the Archipelago (and the Planet)?

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Tracking the decline of Atlantic salmon in the Medieval North Sea basin

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Purple White and Green: The Material Construction of Women's Suffrage 1832-1928

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Storytelling, VR life histories and interpretation: Grave Circle A at Mycenae

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Coinage, Landscape and society in the borderlands: economy, politics and identity in Scotland and northern England 1136-1603

Jack Saxton

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Archaeology of the Norman Conquest in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Shelby Schrank

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Post-war Institutional Architecture: Unpacking Thoughtful Conservation Practices

Kirsty-Lee Seaton

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Re-use of digital data in Archaeology

Shiyi Sha

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From Memory to Cultural Heritage: How Does the Modern Expression and Interpretation of Cultural Heritage Reshape the Collective Memory?

Daniel Shaw

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Wuyang Shui

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Potting landscapes: a regional approach to the development of pottery production in 11th-13th century Yorkshire

Tondi Siregar

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Archaeology as a Tool in Building Civil Society in Indonesia

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“Vessels of the Past”: Intangible Maritime Archaeology in preserving Oceanic cultural memory through performance

Lauren Spencer

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Accounting for Variation in Neanderthal Anatomy and Behaviour in Research: A Study of European Populations.

Megan Stoakley

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Infrastructures of Colonial Circulation

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Informing our Heritage Future(s): Preserving our Digital Past(s)

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Plastic Landscapes in the Hawaiian Islands: Coastal Heritage Under Threat

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Beyond Landscape: Extending Historic Landscape Characterisation to develop a more inclusive and transparent approach to managing local heritage

Devakumar Thenchery

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Living on the Edge: Precarity and Resilience in the Heritage of Fisherfolk and Fish

Jordi Ruiz Ventura

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Decision-Making in Historic Buildings Recording and Survey

Qjan Wang

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This research proposal aims to investigate the challenges and innovations of future heritage management in public participation and creative economic effects under COVID-19 situation.

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Digital Public Archaeology in a Time of Crisis: investigating and improving the real world impact of online engagement in the UK

Nicholas Wilson

Postgraduate research student

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Tradition and transition: Burial practices in Roman Britain

Aster Wood

Postgraduate research student

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Before and after: how the societal transition after the fall of the Roman Empire affected the health of British people

Marie Woods

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Breaking the Barrier to Museums' Unloved Objects: Collections in Crisis and a New Age of Engagement

Qian Yiping

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Chinese Porcelain, Building Environments and the Construction of Symbolic Meaning in Medieval Swahili Material Culture