I contribute to teaching on the following modules
ARA1031 Observation and Recording in Field Archaeology
ARA2100 Fieldwork Methods and Artefact Analysis
ARA2098 Understanding Historic Landscapes
ARA8090 Research Themes, Theories and Skills in Archaeology
ARA8100 Recording Historic Buildings
A major strand of my current research is the development of an holistic methodology employing, amongst other techniques, GIS, laser scanning and geophysical prospection to enable greater understanding of structures ranging from the Scavi beneath the streets of Rome to early medieval churches in the north east of England. A major aspect of my research includes being part of the team for the Lateran Project working on the recording of the scavi below the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome with, amongst others Ian Haynes (Newcastle University), Paolo Liverani (University of Florence) and Salvatore Piro (ITABAC-CNR), Rome. I am also Project Manager for the Wearmouth-Jarrow project which nears publication in 2013.
With over 30 years of experience in the archaeological arena, I have developed expertise in a range of fields that include, amongst others, GIS, computing, geophysical, landscape and building survey.
I am currently a research associate within the School of History, Classics and Archaeology. I also co-ordinate the geomatics for the current excavation at Maryport in Cumbria.