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

Professor Maureen Carroll

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

Dr Umberto Albarella

Professor Martin Carver (York)

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

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

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

Breeden Francesca Communal Solitude: The Archaeology of the Carthusian Houses of Great Britain and Ireland, 1178-1569

Dr Hugh Willmott

Professor Emilia Jamroziak (Leeds)

Browaeys Evelyne Birds of prey in the Bronze Age Near East: their role and identification

Dr Umberto Albarella

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Burke Clare 'Crafting Continuity and Change: Ceramic Technology of the Early Helladic Peloponnese, Greece'

Professor Peter Day

Dr Roger Doonan

Campanacho Vanessa The influence of skeletal size on age-related criteria from the pelvic joints in Portuguese and North American samples

Dr Pia Nystrom

Professor Andrew Chamberlain

Professor Eugénia Cunha

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

Colin Merrony

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 Using clay pipes and figurines to critique structure-from-motion 3D photographic modelling

Dr Hugh Willmott

Dr Steve Maddock (Computer Science)

Ford Jane Hyaenas and Neanderthals in the British middle Palaeolithic

Dr Umberto Albarella

Dr Pia Nystrom

Fraser Tamsyn Investigating animal husbandry practices through the analysis of animal remains from medieval to modern times.

Dr Umberto Albarella

Andrew Lowerre (English Heritage)

Garwood Samantha Christian and Muslim interactions in the Post-Medieval Adriatic: an examination of cultural and economic exchange through the analysis of glass cargo from shipwreck assemblages

Dr Hugh Willmott

Dr Phil McCluskey (History)

Green Emma What are we missing? The importance of archaeothanatology for revealing funerary practices

Dr Elizabeth Craig-Atkins

Professor Dawn Hadley

Green Kelly

Professor Dawn Hadley

Dr Hugh Willmott

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

Dr Pia Nystrom

Professor Dawn Hadley

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

Dr Robert Johnston

Colin Merrony

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

Professor J Moreland

Huggon Martin The Medieval Hospitals of England and Wales: investigating the archaeology of a forgotten institution

Dr Hugh Willmott

Professor Dawn Hadley

Kaldre Helena Prehistoric field systems in West Estonia ¿ sustainability and human-environment relations from 1200 BC - AD 1200

Dr Robert Johnston

Dr Giana Ayala

Kennedy Shannon An Archaeology of Gender in the Ulster Plantation

Dr Hugh Willmott

Dr Umberto Albarella

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

Lortie Louis-Olivier The metal economy of Roman South Yorkshire, 1st-2nd c. A.D.

Dr Roger Doonan

Professor Maureen Carroll

Marks Yvette The inception and transmission of metallurgy: A regional approach

Dr Roger Doonan

Professor Peter Day

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

Professor Glynis Jones

Professor Coline Osborne (Animal & Plant Sciences)

Massey Stacey Osteology

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 Charles West (History)

Menelaou Sergios Pottery production, consumption and distribution at Heraion on Samos, Greece during the Early Bronze Age (ca. 3200/3000-2000 BC)

Professor Peter Day

Dr Roger Doonan

Mentesana Roberta The Final Neolithic-Early Bronze Age transition in Phaistos, Crete: the contextual significance of pottery manufacturing continuity and change

Professor Peter Day

Dr Roger Doonan

Mogg Jonquil Refining locomotory style in the fossil record

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Dr Pia Nystrom

Moore Krissy The dissertation will study the military reuse and reworking of existing archaeological features, such as prehistoric earthworks, medieval Bastiles and post-medieval farmhouses in Northumberland.

Dr Bob Johnston

Dr Gianna Ayala

Olah Dora Marble figurines of the 3rd Millennium BC Aegean and south-west Anatolia

Dr Sue Sherratt

Dr Jane Rempel

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

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Dr Susan Sherratt

Pitman Derek Middle Bronze Age mining and matelurgy in central Eurasia

Dr Roger Doonan

Professor Peter Day

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

Dr Pia Nystrom

Dr Elizabeth Craig-Atkins

Poland Ged The identification of duck and goose remains from archaeological sites in order to discuss the role of wild and domestic taxa in 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

Proulx Benoit Handmade Burnished Ware at Tiryns: Pots, People and Technological Practice in Late Mycenaean Greece.

Professor Peter Day

Dr Roger Doonan

Qian Duoduo The Bronze age Metallurgical traditions of Northern Xinjiang, China." changing to "The Bronze age Metallurgical traditions of Xinjiang, China

Dr Roger Doonan

Professor Peter Day

Rizzetto Mauro An analysis of faunal remains from the Late-Roman / Early medieval period - a comparison between husbandry practices in Britain and the Rhineland.

Dr Umberto Albarella

Professor Dawn Hadley

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

Dr Umberto Albarella

Dr Hugh Willmott

Sawtell Carrie Non-citizen commemoration in Classical Athens

Dr Jane Rempel

Dr Sue Sherratt

Seymour Lorraine Breaking boundaries: Lithic analysis and the characterisation of Later Prehistoric land division on Dartmoor and in East Devon

Professor Paul Halstead

Dr Gianna Ayala

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

Dr Robert Johnston

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). *see uploaded proposal for details

Dr Pia Nystrom

Professor Dawn Hadley

Tecce Sofía The origins of pig domestication in prehistoric Italy.

Dr Umberto Albarella

Dr Gianna Ayala

Testolini Veronica Ceramic technology in Medieval Sicily: from the Byzantine to the Islamic tradition

Professor Peter Day

Dr Roger Doonan

Thompson Lenore Understanding culture contact through changing procurement, production, and consumption strategies of copper on the Northwest coast of North America

Dr Roger Doonan

Professor Peter Day

Thorpe Nicola Evaluating the Future for Grey Literature Publications: Is there a Better Way of Creating a Lasting Archaeological Resource for West Yorkshire

Dr Robert Johnston

Professor Caroline Jackson

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

Dr Hugh Willmott

Dr Robert Johnston

Triozzi Beatrice A Biocultural study of the Vestini population of Loreto Aprutino: Diet, Health, Status, and Identity in the 6th-4th centuries B.C. in Central-Southern Italy.

Dr Pia Nystrom

Professor Maureen Carroll

Van Cant Marit Analysis of human skeletal remains from medieval rural sites in northwest Europe

Professor Dawn Hadley

Vollono Giulia Constructing identity in Lombard Italy

Professor John Moreland

Professor Dawn Hadley

Waller-Cotterhill Charlotte One Foot in the Grave: An Experimental Examination of the Effectiveness and Development of the Anglesey Leg and an Analysis of Prosthesis during the Long Nineteenth Century.

Professor Caroline Jackson

Dr Elizabeth Craig-Atkins

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

Professor Caroline Jackson

Professor Maureen Carroll