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Postgraduate Research

Post Graduate Research Co-ordinator: Dr Diarmid Finnegan
Telephone: +44 (0) 28 9097 3981


Past Cultural Change

PostgraduateResearch Project
 Allmond, Gillian  Domesticating Madness: The Colony Asylum in Britain, Ireland and Germany (1880-1914)
 Bailey, Ross  
 Bell, David  Use-wear on Atlantic Middle Bronze Age Swords: Status Indicators or Weapons of War?
 Berryman, Duncan  A documentary and archaeological investigation of the buildings of manorial curiae
 Brogan, Catriona  A Spatial Analysis of the Prehistoric Burials of Northern Ireland
 Carver, Naomi  The development of the coarse earthenware industry in Ulster c.1550-1900: a typological and sociological study of pots and potters.
 Drain, Deirdre  A Comparative Osteoarchaeological Analysis of Health Status in the Urban vs. Rural Populations of Late Medieval Ireland
 Hennessy, Eiden  Archaeology From Below: Ireland 1700-1926
 Hill, Geoffrey  Can we determine open-ness in the palaeoecological record? Interpreting Holocene landscapes using modern analogues
 Kerr, Sarah  The lodging ranges of medieval England: A study of the architecture and inhabitants & Ireland
 Logue, Paul  The archaeology of the Nine Years' War
 Loyer, Jeanna  Life, health and death in the steppe: a bioarchaeological study of Bronze Age and Iron Age populations of the Volga region, South Russia
 Maguire, Rena  Equestrianism as a cultural intrusion to late prehistoric Ireland
 McNeilly, Wills  Landscapes of continuity or improvement? An historical archaeology of Mourne
 McSparron, Cormac  A study of Early Bronze Age Social Structure in Ireland from an examination of the Early Bronze Age Single Burial Tradition
 Montgomery, Heather  Trench Warfare in the First World War, 1914-18: The Practice and the Reality
 O'Reilly, Roisin  Musculoskeletal stress markers associated with the activities of past Irish populations
 Patrick, Laura  Cultural landscapes of Late Medieval Gaelic Ulster
 Schroeter, Deborah  Context, Chronology and Usewear Biographies of Irish Bronze Age Spearheads
 Tracey, Rachel  From Garrison to Atlantic Port: material culture, conflict and identity in early modern Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim
 Vaughan, Maureen  The Faunal Bioanalysis of Drumclay Crannog


Environmental Change

PostgraduateResearch Project
 Aquino Lopez, Marco Antonio  Bayesian improvements to radiocarbon calibration and palaeoecological compilations
 Barrett, Gerard  Rehydroxylation Dating of Ceramics: Verification and Archaeological Application
 Bell, Andrew  Spatial Analysis Approaches to the Integration of Remotely Acquired and Ground Survey Data in Assessing Slope Stability
 Crossen, Kathleen  A study of the Holocene spread, genetic diversity and evolution of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) in Britain and Ireland
 Dempster, Lauren  The Geography of Ireland’s disappeared
 Ferreira, Carla  Vegetation and cultural land-use history of the Cabreira Mountain, NW Portugal
 Gerrow, Connie  Long term sandstone weathering behaviour following surface conservation techniques
 Jackson, Chloe  Trace Element Abundance and Renal Disease in Northern Ireland
 Jamison, Catherine  Biological Soiling of Stone in Northern Ireland: Potential Impacts of Predicted Climate Change
 Johnston, Brian  Masonry Block to building scale: Investigating the effectiveness of upscaling spatial characteristics of moisture movement in masonry structures
 Lynch, Colleen  Glacial fluctuations on the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia: Patterns and Controls
 Lyttle, Susan  Developing an automated counting system
 McCullagh, Niamh  Using the Tools of Forensic Archaeology to Aid the Search for Missing Homicide Victims in Ireland
 Meneely, John  Scale issues in the degradation of Geomaterials
 Patterson, Rachel  Biotic responses to the evolution and drainage of glacial Lake McConnell, NW Canada
 Prentice, Stephen  Tracking eutrophication in UK lakes: the potential of testate amoebae
 Robinson, Martin  Investigation of TELLUS data to produce peat depth models for NI and its application to carbon stocks
 Simpson, David  Palynology of the Haua Fteah, Cyrenaica, Libya
 Trainor, Paul  Microfossil based records of Holocene climate change in the Tibbitt to Contwoyto Winter (Ice) Road, Northwest Territories, Canada
 Van der Sluis, Laura  Stories of subsistence: People and coast over the last 6000 years in the Limfjord, Denmark


Society, Space and Culture

PostgraduateResearch Project
 Barry, Lorraine  Patterns of mobility in relation to education, employment and segregation in Northern Ireland
 Campbell, Brad  Investigating the role of identity and migration in creating and sustaining levels and patterns of segregation in Northern Ireland between 1991 and 2011
 Lavery, Colm  Geography and Eugenics in Britain and the United States, 1900 - 1950
 Mawhinney, Rory  Exploring Earth and Cosmos: Historical Geographies of Astronomical Expeditions in the Early-Twentieth Century
 McGeehan, Harry  An Economic Analysis of the Performance of Railways in Ireland 1834 to 1912, with specific consideration of Demand and its Determinants
 Meulendijks, Max  Darwinian Medicine in Fin-de-Siecle Britain
 Milligan, Rebecca  The Archaeology of WW1 Aerial Photography
 Nejab, Behnam Firoozi  Population mapping using census data and remote sensing
 O'Boyle, Claire  A longitudinal investigation of travel to work patterns in Northern Ireland 2001 – 2011: A public health perspective
 Phalkey, Neelambari  Surviving the Sundarbans: Social and Ecological Resilience among Marginalized Communities in a Mangrove Ecosystem
 Quail, Brendan  Formation and use of social capital among asylum seekers and refugees in Northern Ireland
 Rice, Catherine  Performing spaces: exploring cartographies and choreographies as creative practices
 Rowland, Neil  Northern Ireland in transition, 1991-2011
 Song, Wonseob  The Spatial Politics of the Death (Ancestors) of a village in South Korea before and after 1970-1980s
 Swain, Emma  Christianity and Human-Animal Relations in Britain, 1870-1900.
 Ward, William  Discovering America: Theories of pre-Columbian Transatlantic Contact: 1860-1920