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Field Archaeology and Forensic Taphonomy

Research in this area has a firm emphasis on scientific analysis and encompasses work in archaeology, forensic anthropology and forensic genetics.

Our academics undertake exciting global archaeological activity, in places such as world-renowned sites from Orkney to California, working with the police and pathologists, and DNA profiling.

Researchers conducting an archaeology dig on a beach

Research Centre for Field Archaeology and Forensic Taphonomy

We focus on the collection and evaluation of research data both in the field and in the scientific laboratory, using primary data as tools for innovative science and social impact.

To find out more please contact Professor Vicki Cummings.