Research Interest 1
The archaeology of the Palaeolithic, especially with relation to (i) the social and cognitive analysis of the manufacture and use of lithic technology, (ii) the nature of the human perception of landscapes and conspecific communities.
The archaeology of 18th century communities particularly with reference to goldsmiths and the manufacture and use of landscape gardens.
Research Group Membership
Makapansgat Middle Pleistocene project: to provide a systematic assessment of the nature and pattern of hominid activities in the Makapan valley and its environs.
BRITISH ACADEMY (UK)
May 1997 - December 2001
Dr William Davies
External: University of Southampton
Collaboration for research project for NERC.
Prof. Geoff Bailey
External: The University of York
A landscape survey of the Farasan Islands, Saudi Arabia, undertaken with a view to understanding the timing and nature of human interactions with coastal environments and the timing of human exodus from the African Continent
Dr John McNabb
External: The University of Southampton
John and I have been collaborating in the interpretation of the lithic assemblages of the Cave of Hearths, Makapansgat, South Africa,.
Dr Alfred G Latham
Collaboration in the interpretation of the formation processes of the archaeological sediments at the Cave of Hearths, Makapansgat, South Africa
External: Chester College of HE
The excavation and analysis of the archaeology of Carden Parish, Cheshire, and with particular reference to the 18th century landscape garden features at Carden park