Linus studied archaeology, osteology and 'ancient DNA' at Gotland University, Stockholm University and Uppsala University (Sweden) to obtain an MA in Osteology (2008). Once completed, Linus moved to Durham (UK) to start a Leverhulme funded PhD to study the process of pig domestication throguh ancient DNA analysis (2008). Linus then spent a year as a PDRA at the Natural History Museum (London, 2012) before starting a PDRF at the University of Aberdeen (2013) and a PDRF at the Archaeological Research Laboratory at Stockholm University (2015). Linus worked as a Lecturer in Human evolutionary Genetics at Liverpool John Moores University between from February 2016 - December 2019. From January 2020 he works as a Lecturer in Ancient Biomolecules in the Archaeology Department at Aberdeen.
- Ancient DNA and palaeogenetics
- Animal domestication
AY5504 (Advanced Archaeological Methods)