Archaeology and Ancient History

Current Research Students


Name Project title  Email 
Sahal Abdi Creating Rural Settlements: New Perspectives on Roman Imperialism, Ontogenesis and Processualism in Britain
Amy Arden The Celestial Mothers: A gender study of the archaeoastronomy of female constellations in the ancient Greek world
Willem Baetsen The future up in smoke: The effects of tobacco use on population health in England and the Netherlands in the 16th-19th centuries
Nora M. Battermann
Revealing Reynard: A 10,000 year cultural biography of human-fox interactions in England
Jennifer Beamer
Re-evaluating textile production and tool deposition in Iron Age Britain
Tofie Benson 
Parental Expectations
Rupert Birtwistle
Technology, ecology & cultural variability of hominin populations during the Lower-Middle Palaeolithic transition in Azerbaijan
Giulia Bison Metals, craft products and urban economy in late antique Rome
Clinton Briar An Appropriation of An: A ‘Theography’ of An/Anu from the Uruk through the Seleucid Period of Mesopotamian History
Anni Byard The Iron Age to Roman transition in Britain from the perspective of Coin Hoards
David Cardona
Landscapes of death and commemoration: burial space, place and evolution from Phoenician to late Roman Malta
Philip Carstairs
A generous helping?  The archaeology of soup kitchens and their role in post-medieval philanthropy 1660-1914
Joshua Charles Stylising the Colonial Frontier: Clothing and Identity in British West Florida
Jen Cousal Incorporating Local Communities into Post-Conflict Heritage Restorations in Iraq
Michael Curtis
Maritime archaeology of Hellensitic-Roman Crete
Thomas Derrick
Perfume bottles in the Roman West
Christine Downton Model Citizens: the iconography of excellence in Athenian Art, c.550-350 BC
Matt Doyle Kingship, Identity, and the Expression of Power in the Kingdom of the Burgundians
Emily Drummond Water Management and Cultic Practices in the Roman Empire
Paul Duffy From Stones to Structures – the Lost Architecture of Medieval Dublin
Chris Edley Nucleated Settlements in Roman Britain
Brandon Fathy
Performing Ports: a comparative practice analysis of early medieval Ipswich and London
Kai Francis
The role of pirates and piracy in the invention of the Pax Romana (67BCE - 180 CE)
Panagiotis Georgopoulos
Ethnic Identity in the Ancient Greek Colonies in Sicily and Asia Minor (8th-6th century BC): Interpretation and Heritage
Jeanette Gimmerstam
Wiki on the Rocks- A study of the western globalization progress of knowledge within archaeology
Jonny Graham From regional identities to assemblages of difference: rethinking the communities of Late Neolithic Britain
Nathan Gubbins
Why did People Bury Things? Understanding changing Depositional Practices from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age
Bernard Guinan
The Prehistoric Landscapes of County Mayo, Ireland: The Impact of Development-Led Archaeology
Jodie Hannis
Creative Interventions in Archaeology: Experiments in Facilitating Public Engagement with Archaeological Research
Kirsty Henson Biocultural effects on ancient vitamin D deficiency in the United States and their role in spinal pathology
Cristina M. Hernandez
Domestic Baths of Pompeii—a phenomenological and cultural study of architectural design and space
Mikel Herran Subinas Gender, social change and religion: Islamicisation and the transforming lives of women in Early Medieval Iberia
Elisabeth Janovsky
Analysis of the Iconography and Narratives of Decorated Gaming Pieces from the Imperial to the Medieval Period in Italy, Gaul, and Spain
Rebecca Kibble
Digital Datasets and Faunal Assemblages: Using GIS to digitise Multi-Variate Bone Assemblage Data across Complex Spatio-temporal Domains within Multi-scalar Platforms
Panagiotis Koutsouris The Mastos and the Berbati Valley: An exploratory research on transportation routes and polity organization, during the LHIIIA2- B1
Meredith Laing
Growing up and starting work in later British Prehistory
Vasiliki Louka The violent truth: A comparative, long-term study of collective violence from armed conflicts in Europe
Gord Macdonald
Impacts of Global Climate Change on Polar Heritage
Dane Magoon Biocultural Adaptation at the Hatch Site during the Late Woodland Period
Hannah McQuail
Innovative Uses of Satellite Imagery in Archaeology
Bianca Miranda Cardoso A Bank of Bones: Mortuary practices and ethnicity in Hellenistic Anatolia
Yvonne O'Dell Ontologies of Affect: Exploring emotional encounters and transformations in the Caribbean
Zoltán Pallag The Roman Picnic in Late Antiquity
Alessandra Pegurri
A city in transition? Exploiting Common Wares to question socio-cultural and economic change in late-antique Rome
Abid ur-Rehman
Architecture as Identity: Analyses of the Sethi Havelis in Pakistan
Margherita Riso Rural Christianity in Late Antique and Byzantine Sicily, 5th-9th centuries AD: an archaeological and textual analysis
Andy Rogers Ontologies of Personhood and the Body in Colonial Central America and the Caribbean
Matthew Selheimer
Life at the Cross-roads: How street intersections shaped Roman socio-spatial experience
Rachel Small
Food, identity and humoral theory in early modern England: a case study from Leicestershire
Jeff Spanbauer
Identity & Violence: the British Soldier in Garrison Communities on the American Colonial Frontier
Emma Stockley Predicting and Protecting Lithic Landscapes
Donald Sutherland The Heritage of Exploration: do contemporary perceptions of exploration result in a satisfactory treatment and portrayal of related heritage?
Victoria Szafara 'Paired' brooches in Roman Britain: development, distribution and significance of a regional dress tradition
Andrew Thompson The Duke of Bedford's Tavistock Estate from 'Improvement' to World Heritage Site
Zoe Tomlinson
A re-evaluation of Roman painted plaster in the East-Midlands with particular reference to the Roman colour palette
Josh Webb
Preparation for warfare in Classical Greece in light of the individual social character of different civic societies

Javier Williams

Early Visigothic-period buckles as status markers and symbols of identity

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