Dissertations from the department of archaeology at the University of Aberdeen

Dissertations from the department of archaeology at the University of Aberdeen

Othering and ordering in the Middle Palaeolithic: A text analysis approach to  Neanderthal studies 1970-2019.  John Graham (Ph.D. 2022)

The Circular Archetype in Microcosm: The carved stone balls of late Neolithic Scotland. Chris Stewart-Moffit (Ph.D. 2021)

Diet from the dark ages to the Medieval State: a diachronic isotopic study of dietary change in Scotland, from the Early to the High Medieval Period. Orsoyla Czére. (Ph.D. 2021)

Mapping monumentalizing and protecting the barrow cemeteries of eastern and northern Scotland.  Juliette Mitchell (Ph.D. 2020)

Farming on the Edge: Towards an understanding of the first farming societies of Shetland. Claire Christie (Ph.D. 2020)

Tangled Routes: Exploring the ongoing biographies of Pacific Northwest Coast collections from the Perth Museum and Art Gallery. Christopher Martin (Ph.D. 2020)

Caribou, climate change and the pre-contact Yup'ik : the isotope ecology and biogeography of a key subsistence species. Ciara Gigleax (Ph.D. 2018)

The Lost Lochs: A reassesment of crannogs in Scotland. Michael Stratigos (Ph.D. 2018)

Animals, Subsistence and Society in Yup'ik Prehistory. Edouard Masson-Maclean (Ph.D. 2017)

Legacies of conflict : a community-based approach to World War II archaeology on small islands. Gavin Lindsay (Ph.D. 2017)

The walrus in the walls and other strange tales : a comparative study of house-rites in the Viking-age North Atlantic Region. Tim Carlisle (Ph.D. 2017)

Geoarchaeological and micromorphological approaches to the formation and biographies of early medieval towns in northwest Europe. Barbora Wouters (Ph.D. 2017)

Tanged flint points and their contribution to the study of early Scottish prehistory. Naomi Woodward (Ph.D. 2017)

The origin of cattle from Neolithic to Early Bronze Age China'. Chong YU (余翀).  (Ph.D. 2016)

Transhumance in the North Atlantic : an interdisciplinary approach to the identification and interpretation of Viking-Age and Medieval shieling sites. Patrycja Kupiec (Ph.D. 2016)

Atlantic roundhouses and the later prehistoric settlement archaeology of the Moray Firthlands. Candice Hatherley (Ph.D 2016)

Reconstructing patterns of migration and translocation of different animal taxa across the Indian Ocean and Island South-East Asia. Alexandra Trinks (Ph.D. 2016)

Pre-contact ecology, subsistence and diet on the Yukon-Kushokwim Delta : an integrated ecosystem approach to pre-contact Arctic lifeways using zooarchaeological analysis and stable isotope techniques. Ellen McManus-Fry (Ph.D. 2015)

The Shetland cod fishery from 1811 to 1909. John Goodland (Ph.D. Geography 2014)

Exploring the human-mediated dispersal of commensal small mammals using dental morphology : Rattus exulans and Rattus rattus. Ardern Hulme-Beaman (Ph.D.2014)

Maamaahtaaukaschitaau Iinuu : resourceful people : technology and material culture of the Mistissini Cree in Northern Quebec. Francois Guindon (Ph.D.2014)

The use and control of wood resources in Viking Age and medieval Iceland. Dawn Mooney (Ph.D. 2014)

The Use and Impact of Canadian Beaver on Britain, 1750 - 1850. Christopher Bumsted (Ph.D.2014)

The provenance and technology of Iron Age war booty from southern Scandinavia. Thomas Birch (Ph.D. 2014)

Evaluation of Archaeoentomology for Reconstructing Rural Life-Ways and the Process of Modernisation in 19th- and Early 20th-Century Iceland'   Veronique Forbes.  (Ph.D. 2013)

Landscapes of conflict and control : creating an archaeological atlas of Scandinavian occupied England, AD 878-954. Ben Raffield (Ph.D. 2013)

Ungulate invasion on a Mediterranean island : the Cypriot Mesopotamian fallow deer over the past 10,000 years. Julie Daujat (Ph.D.2013)

From Iceland to New Iceland: An Archaeology of Migration, Continuity and Change in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Ágústa Edwald (Ph.D. 2012)

Entangled worlds : archaeologies of ambivalence in the Viking age. Leszek Gardela (Ph.D. 2012)