Research in progress using our data

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Research projects in progress or completed
Primary investigator Title Level End date
Matt Stevens Zoomordphic Brooches

I am a undergraduate student studying archaeology and landscape history at University Centre Peterborough. The aim of my dissertation is to identify the distribution patterns of Romano-British zoomorphic brooches and research what the animals symbolise, in an attempt to identify whether t…

Undergraduate 2019
Noah Young Iron Age environs of Maiden Castle and Cadbury Castle

I am an undergraduate archaeology student at the University of Chester who is currently preparing to undertake a dissertation on the subject of "Hillforts, Landscapes and Iron Age Society".

I will be using GIS to investigate what the distribution of Iron Age settlements and featur…

Undergraduate 2019
Matthew Thomas Coinage of the Durotriges

Undergraduate dissertation relating to aspects of the imagery and distribution of Durotrigian coinage. This research will run for a maximum of 6 months and is being undertaken at University of Chester with Dr. Barry Taylor as supervisor.

Undergraduate 2018
Leslie Hebb The evolution of the landscape of the parish and the settlement development of the village, of Bishop Burton

I am a part-time history and archaeology student at the University of Hull. I am applying for undergraduate research data for my dissertation "The evolution of the landscape of the parish and the settlement development of the village, of Bishop Burton" in the East Riding of Yorkshire whic…

Undergraduate -
Richard Smith Brough, Melton and Welton in the East Riding of Yorkshire

I am a third year student of History and Archeaology at the University of Hull. During this year I am working on my undergraduate dissertation, which will focus on human activity in the town of Brough, and the villages of Welton and Melton, in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The date range …

Undergraduate 2018
Katherine Sewell Roman Figurenes from Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk

I am a third year archaeology student studying at Durham University. My dissertation concerns Roman figurines from Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk. I aim to assess the distribution of the figurines in my local area, as well as more detailed aspects such as the god/goddess, human or animal depi…

Undergraduate -
Kristine Friis Jørgensen Viking and Early Medieval filigree beads and pin heads

I am an undergradute at University of Bristol, currently doing research for my dissertation. I am doing research on Viking age/early medieval filigree beads and pin heads found in both the UK and Scandinavia. My aim is to make a catalogue of artefacts fitting this description, to research…

Undergraduate -
James Salvini Early Medieval Northumbria

I am currently undertaking an undergraduate dissertation (University of York) research under the guidance of Steve Ashby on Early Medieval Northumbria, using the PAS database.

My main research focus at this point is to look at changing settlement and economic dynamics across t…

Undergraduate -
James Salvini Early Medieval Northumbria

I am currently undertaking an undergraduate dissertation (University of York) research under the guidance of Steve Ashby on Early Medieval Northumbria, using the PAS database.

My main research focus at this point is to look at changing settlement and economic dynamics across t…

Undergraduate -
Valerie Reffold Hornsea, East Yorkshire

A study of the Hornsea region.

University of Hull, supervisor Dr Helen Fenwick

Undergraduate -
Erica Cooke The Conversion of the Isle of Wight

I am a BA Archaeology student at the University of York, currently at the end of my second year. My undergraduate dissertation will be an investigation into the conversion to Christianity on the Isle of Wight, and the research will be supervised by Matthew Jenkins. The research will seek …

Undergraduate 2018
Sam Worthington Survey of flint and stone Neolithic asex in Yorkshire

For my undergraduate dissertation (University of Hull), I am conducting a regional survey of flint and stone Neolithic axes in the Yorkshire region.The project will be over on the 3rd of May.

Supervisor: Helen Fenwick

Undergraduate 2017
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
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
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
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 -
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…

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