Dr LINUS GIRDLAND FLINK

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

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Dr LINUS GIRDLAND FLINK
Dr LINUS GIRDLAND FLINK

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Biography

Linus studied archaeology, osteology and ancient DNA at Gotland University, Stockholm University and Uppsala University (Sweden) to obtain an MA in Osteology 2004-2008. He moved to Durham (UK) to start a Leverhulme funded PhD to study the process of pig domestication throguh ancient DNA analysis in 2008. Linus then spent a year as a PDRA at the Natural History Museum in London (2012-2013) before starting a PDRF at the University of Aberdeen in 2013 and a PDRF at the Archaeological Research Laboratory at Stockholm University in 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.

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Memberships and Affiliations

Research

Research Overview

  • 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) 

Publications

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