Current PhD research

Last Name First Name Thesis title Supervisors
Andronikou Natasha Archaeology of Identity: (Un) Dressing the female 'other' in Classical Greek Art

Dr Jane Rempel

Aniceti Veronica Animal husbandry in Sicily during the Islamic-Christian transition, 8th-12th Centuries

Dr Umberto Albarella

Atkin Alison Profiling the dead: demographic characterisation of mass fatality incidents in the past and the present

Professor Dawn Hadley

Dr Elizabeth Craig-Atkins

Baiges Sotos Laura Degenerative joint disease in non-human primates and its relationship to locomotor adaptation and substrate use

Dr Pia Nystrom

Billington Kyle The implication of a grasping hallux for structure and function of the lower limb of early hominids and evolution of bipedalism

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Dr Pia Nystrom

Browaeys Evelyne The use of birds of prey by humans, and of the specific significance of the various so-called diurnal raptor species within the Bronze Age

Dr Umberto Albarella

Burke-Davies Clare Ceramics and the technologies of consumption in early bronze age Tsoungiza, Peloponnese

Dr Peter Day

Dr Roger Doonan

Burke-Davies Tudur Early Medieval Llyn Tegidian Environmental Landscape Study

Dr Gianna Ayala

Dr Robert Johnston

Campanacho Vanessa The influence of skeletal size on bone degeneration rate and its importance in estimating age-at-death in a Portuguese population (19th-20th centuries) and a North American population (20th - 21st centuries)

Dr Pia Nystrom

Catania Angela The iconography of decorated larnakes pertaining to the late Bronze Age, originating from Crete and continental Greece

Professor John Bennet

Dr Susan Sherratt

Cockrell Timothy The Don valley in prehistory: upland and lowland developments and interactions

Dr Robert Johnston

Crangle Jennifer The post-burial activities and practises undertaken in relation to disinterred human skeletal remains during the Later Medieval period of Britain and Ireland (c.1000-1500)

Professor Dawn Hadley

Dr Elizabeth Craig-Atkins

Crichton-Turley Courtenay-Elle The application of structure-from-motion 3D modeling in material culture studies

Dr Hugh Willmott

Dornan Francesca Communal Solitude: The Archaeology of the Carthusian Houses of the British Isles, 1178-1569 Dr Hugh Willmott
Finn Claire The material culture of drinking in the 17th-century Dutch Republic

Dr Hugh Willmott

Ford Jane Hyaenas and Neanderthals in the British middle Palaeolithic

Dr Umberto Albarella

Dr Pia Nystrom

Garwood Samantha Christian and Muslim interactions in the post-medieval Adriatic

Dr Hugh Willmott

Gilstrap William Ceramic Production Technology and Exchange in Late Helladic IIIB Period in the Area of the Saronic Gulf, Greece

Dr Peter Day

Graybehl Heather Evidence for the Production and Distribution of Hellenistic Ceramics from the Northeast Peloponnese at the Panhellenic Sanctuary of Nemea: A Petrographic Study.

Dr Peter Day

Dr Jane Rempel

Green Emma The importance of archaeothanatology for revealing funerary practices

Dr Lizzie Craig-Atkins

Green Kelly Constructing masculintiy through feasting in Late Medieval England: a case study of the distribution and use of face jugs in Yorkshire, 1350-1500 AD

Prof Dawn Hadley

Harvey Linzi Dental health, diet and life history in medieval York

Dr Pia Nystrom

Hatton Andrew Stowe farm: A multi-period archaeological site in its landscape

Dr Robert Johnston

Haywood Rebecca Palaeoanthropology

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Dr Pia Nystrom

Heyerdahl-King Isabelle Middle Pleistocene hominin evolution

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Dr Pia Nystrom

Howsam Charlotte Book fittings and fixtures; an archaeology of medieval literacy

Dr Hugh Willmott

Huggon Martin The Medieval Hospitals of England and Wales

Dr Hugh Willmott

Kaldre Helena Prehistoric field systems in West Estonia: sustainability and human-environmental relationship in agricultural land-use

Dr Robert Johnston

Dr Giana Ayala

Kazantzis Giorgos Animal Exploitation during the Late Neolithic in the Strymon (Struma) valley: the case of the Greek sector

Dr Umberto Albarella

Professor Paul Halstead

Kennedy Shannon A Social Archaology of Identity in Three Ulster Planation Settlements

Lawrence Lucy Diet & Management of Ancient Cattle: the Potential of Dental Microwear

Professor Paul Halstead

Professor Glynis Jones

Lisowski Mikolaj The Identification of Jewish Patterns of Food Preparation and Consumption: a Zooarchaeological Approach to the Medieval and Early Modern Evidence from Central-Eastern Europe

Dr Umberto Albarella

Professor Paul Halstead

Longford Catherine The archaeobotany of Sos Hoyuk, Turkey

Professor Glynis Jones

Martin Gemma Functional attributes as a tool for understanding the process of crop domestication

Professor Glynis Jones

Massey Freya Ritual practices and special deposits in vernacular housing of the post-medieval period

Dr Hugh Willmott

Massey Stacey Palaeoanthropology

Dr Elizabeth Craig-Atkins

Dr Pia Nystrom

Mattison Alyxandra The political and religious context of judicial punishment in early medieval England, focusing on transition in execution practice and ideology from the ninth through twelfth centuries

Professor Dawn Hadley

Dr C West

Menelaou Sergios Comparative analyses of ceramics from sites across the Aegean during the 4th millennium BC

Dr Peter Day

Mentesana Roberta Early Bronze Age Pottery Production at Phaistos, Crete

Dr Peter Day

Dr Roger Doonan

Mogg Jonquil Refining locomotory style in the fossil record

Dr PD Nystrom

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Moutafi Ioanna Bioarchaeological analysis of a Mycenean cemetry from Achaea

Dr Pia Nystrom

Professor John Bennet

Oleman-Grace Kinsey Palaeoanthropology: Variation and distribution in homo erectus

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Dr Susan Sherratt

Plumer Hannah Paleopathologies among the Maya sub-elite: Comparisons between sites in northwestern Belize

Dr Pia Nystrom

Poland Ged A methodological approach to the identification of duck and goose remains from archaeological sites with an application to Roman Britain

Dr Umberto Albarella

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Poyer Andrew The landscape setting of Bronze Age metalwork deposits in NE England and the Scottish Borders

Dr Robert Johnston

Dr Roger Doonan

Qian Duoduo The Bronze age Metallurgical traditions of Northern Xinjiang, China

Dr Roger Doonan

Dr Peter Day

Salvagno Lenny The neglected goat: a methodological approach to the understanding of the role of this species in English medieval husbandry

Dr Umberto Albarella

Sawtell Carrie Non-citizen commemoration, including votive, civic and funerary, in the city of Athens between the sixth and third centuries BC

Dr Jane Rempel

Seymour Lorraine Technology, chronology & archaeology: the history and transformation of Bronze Age Dartmoor

Dr Gianna Ayala

Sites Rachel The impact of shifting exchange patterns on domestic architecture toward the close of the Bronze Age

Professor John Barrett

Dr Robert Johnston

Slater Jessica Envaluing past practice: metal production in first millennium BC Britain

Dr Roger Doonan

Dr Peter Day

Stein Samantha The geoarchaeology and micromorphology of Viking and Anglo-Saxon occupation sequences

Dr Gianna Ayala

Professor Dawn Hadley

Strati Valasia The effects of Industrialization on the state of health and disease of a Victorian Urban Population: A case study from St. Hilda's Church, South Shield (Newcastle).

Dr Pia Nystrom

Testolini Veronica The technology used in production of key ceramic types in Medieval Sicily

Dr Peter Day

Thompson Lenore Writing artefact biographies: Analyzing the impacts and ramifications of culture contact as interpreted through changing procurement, production, and consumption strategies of copper among the First Nations of the Northwest Coast of North America.

Dr Roger Doonan

Dr Peter Day

Thorpe Nicola Evaluating the Future for Grey Literature Publications

Professor John Barrett

Dr Robert Johnston

Townend Peter An Archaeological Study of the Monastic Order of the Gilbertines

Dr Hugh Willmott

Velasquez Sánchez-Hidalgo Verónica Maiolica and the construction of ideology in New Spain

Dr Hugh Willmott

Vollono Giulia Constructing identity in Lombard Italy

Professor John Moreland

Walker Richard Three Dimensional Analysis of Great Ape Tooth Development and Trajectories

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Wang Kuan-Wen Cultural and Socio-Economic Interaction Reflected by Glass Beads in Early Iron Age Taiwan

Dr Caroline Jackson