Research in progress using our data

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Research projects in progress or completed
Primary investigator Title Level End date
Kerry Green Researching the development of the parish of Newbald in the East Riding of Yorkshire

I am currently beginning to work on at the university of Hull. My exact question has not been decided yet but it involves researching the development of the parish of Newbald in the East Riding of Yorkshire. I am hoping to carry out some fieldwork to fill gaps in the current underst…

Undergraduate 2018
Mark Dolan Early Bronze Age Flint and Bronze Daggers in East Anglia

I am researching the treatment and deposition of metal and flint daggers in the Early Bronze Age, with a focus on the East Anglian assemblage. In order to be as accurate as possible in representation of the full assemblage of daggers I require access to all information available about the…

Undergraduate 2017
Paula Allen Exploring the evidence for links between Britain, Ireland and Frankia during the period that the Great Viking Army was raiding in England (865-880)

My masters dissertation topic aims to explore the evidence for links between Britain, Ireland and Frankia during the period that the Great Viking Army was raiding in England (865-880).

I am investigating the nature and impact of these links, such as:

th…

Masters degree 2018
Alister Sutherland Peasant Seals and Sealing Practices, c.1200-c.1500

I am a first-year PhD student at the University of Leicester working on medieval peasant seals with the working title of 'Peasant Seals and Sealing Practices, c.1200-c.1500'. The overarching aim of my thesis is to socially and culturally e…

PhD level research 2020
Cassandra Fallowfield How can the study of religious artefacts from Roman York determine how inhabitants embraced cultural variations from across the Empire? Does Roman York show any distinct differences in religious influence to areas such as Malton and Brough?

As an undergraduate student studying BA Archaeology at the University of Hull, I would like to request research level access to the Portable Antiquities Scheme. I am currently working on my dissertation, the title of which is 'How can the study of religious artefacts from Roman York deter…

Undergraduate 2018
Brandon Fathy Putting the Dead in their Place: the social landscape of cemeteries and settlement in early medieval Oxfordshire

The aim of my project is to map the changing spatial relationships between settlements and cemeteries in Oxfordshire from AD 300 to 1000. Vast social change has occurred within this time span beginning with the imposition Roman Empire, its subsequent withdrawal and collapse, and the devel…

Masters degree 2018
Brandon Fathy What can brooches tell us about ethnicity in the Danelaw

I am a graduate student at the University of Cambridge and I am trying to map the distribution of Jelling Style brooches in England. This is part of a study on Danish ethnicity in the Danelaw. I want this dataset so I can use it in ArcGIS and manipulate it spatially. Th…

Masters degree 2017
Andres Dobat Denmark Finds Organisation

I will be using my researchers access in relation to our ongoing development of the Danish equivalent to PAS – the DIME project, which invites detectorists to upload find data.

In addition, I will be using PAS data in various research projects on Early Medieval/Viking Age societ…

External project (International) -
Heather Norris What do settlement patterns in the Roman period look like on the Isle of Wight and how reliable is our current evidence?

University College London: Dissertation Topic

Degree: BA Classical Civilisation & Classical Archaeology

Current Research Question: What do settlement patterns in the Roman period look like on the Isle of Wight and how reliable is our current evidence?

My disser…

Undergraduate 2017
Melanie Legatt Landscape study of Offa's Dyke

I'm conducting a landscape study of Offa's Dyke as part of my MRes at the University of Birmingham. My MRes is due to finish in September this year but I am applying to upgrade to my PhD starting next year at which point the study will extend beyond the monument in the Shropshire up…

Masters degree 2017
Sally Taylor The movement and distribution of polished Neolithic stone axes originating from sources in Cumbria and North Wales

I am a doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford researching the movement and distribution of polished Neolithic stone axes originating from sources in Cumbria and North Wales. Langdale (Group VI) and Graiglwyd (Group VII) are the most numerous and widely-distributed Neolithic ston…

PhD level research 2022
David Marshall Investigation of the development of boundaries on the Isle of Wight

Post graduate research at Exeter University. My research project investigates the development of boundaries on the Isle of Wight with the eventual aim moving some way towards identifying pre-Norman estate structures on the island. To achieve this, access to location of find spots will hel…

Masters degree -
Nick Hannon Hidden Landscape of a Roman Frontier Project

Canterbury Christ Church University research in the area around Wroxeter, Shropshire which involves digitising a number of landscape features identified through the use of colour infra-red aerial imagery, to help associate a possible date and function for these features, investigati…

PhD level research -
Naomi Oya The value of metal detected finds and the Portable Antiquities Scheme: A case study at Misterton

My research question is 'The value of metal detected finds and the Portable Antiquities Scheme: A case study at Misterton'. The focus of my study is on the site of Misterton in Somerset, but I will also be using data on the distribution of a number of artefacts throughout the whole …

Undergraduate -
Frederick North The continued role of the Frisians in disseminating Scandinavian material culture in East Anglia and the East Midlands from the Saxon period into the Viking Age

Exploring the possibility of Frisian traders being the primary mode through which Scandinavia influenced material culture in the region. Recent works have refocussed attention on areas such as Norfolk due to the large amount of small finds in the area despite the lack of obvious signs of …

Undergraduate 2017
Noel Marshall Compare and contrast evidence of Roman religion in Eastern Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

I am on year 6 of a part time Archaeology degree with Hull University and am starting my Dissertation which will be titled ' Compare and contrast evidence of Roman religion in Eastern Yorkshire and Lincolnshire'. I have to have this project finished by May 2017. This will involve re…

Undergraduate -
Rachel Wilkinson Iron Age Hoarding

Rachel Wilkinson is carrying out a PhD at Leicester looking at non-coin Iron Age Hoards in Britain.

PhD level research -
Hannah Curnow Cornwall HER Desk Work

I employed as a HER Assistant at Cornwall Council and require HER level access to carry out my role

External project (UK only) -
Mary Lenon Testing Analytical Skills on PAS Data

I am an archaeologist studying for my graduate degree, in Geographic Data Science, at the University of Liverpool. I am hoping to apply my new found analytical skills to a variety of archaeologically based research projects. I would like to do exploratory analysis, strictly for academic r…

Masters degree -
Douglas Carr Reappraisal of Hawkes and Dunning belt fittings

I would like to request research level user access. I am requesting this level of access to assist with my undergraduate dissertation for my B.A. Hons. Archaeology degree at Newcastle University. For my dissertation I am re-examining both the chronology and the context of the Hawkes and D…

Undergraduate -

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