Dr LINUS GIRDLAND FLINK

Dr LINUS GIRDLAND FLINK
MA (Gotland), PhD (Durham)

Lecturer

Overview
Dr LINUS GIRDLAND FLINK
Dr LINUS GIRDLAND FLINK

Contact Details

Telephone
work +44 (0)1224 273693
Email
Address
The University of Aberdeen Room 201, Department of Archaeology, School of Geosciences
University of Aberdeen
St. Mary's, Elphinstone Road
AB24 3UF

Biography

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, he 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). He 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.

Research

Research Interests

  • Ancient DNA and palaeogenetics
  • Animal domestication
  • Palaeomigrations

Collaborations

Joel Irish (LJMU)

Anders Gotherstrom (Stockholm University)

Pontus Skoglund (CRICK Institute)

Veronique Forbes (MUN)

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

 

In the 2020-2021 Academic Year I am course coordinator for:

AY4013/4008 - Viking Archaeology

AY5504 - Advanced Archaeological Methods

AY5005 - Viking Archaeology

AY5011 - Ancient Bimolecules

 

PGR Supervision 

I am currently supervisor for:

Adeline Morez (Liverpool John Moores University) 

Further Info

Admin Responsibilities

Programme Director:

MSc Bioarchaeological Science

MSc Biomolecular Archaeology

Publications

Publications