Research students

Topics available for PhD supervision

  • Zooarchaeology
  • Past human-animal relationships
  • Animal palaeopathology
  • Agricultural economy
  • Food as material culture

Learn more about studying for a PhD with us

Current students

Emily Banfield: Animals and ontologies in Neolithic long barrows

Lauren Bellis: A Dog’s life: an interdisciplinary study of changing human-animal relationships in Roman Britain

Alison Foster: Identifying chicken breeds in the archaeological record

Rebecca Kibble: Multi-scale spatial analysis of zooarchaeological data using GIS

Rachel Small: Food, identity and humoral theory in early modern England: a case study from Leicestershire


Past students

Judith Porcasi: Subsistence in palaeocoastal California

Stephanie Vann: A generic recording system for animal palaeopathology

Matilda Holmes: Food and status in the Saxon and Scandinavian burhs

Brooklynne Fothergill: The bird of the next dawn: the husbandry, transformation and translocation of the turrkey

Rebecca GordonFeeding the city: zooarchaeological evidence for urban provisioning (1550-1900 AD)

Meghann Mahoney: Diet and provisioning in Roman small towns: a case study from Ashton, Northamptonshire

Eric Tourigny: Upper Canada foodways: an analysis of faunal remains recovered from urban household and rural farmstead sites in the area of York (Toronto), AD 1794-1900.

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