Current projects

An early example of pottery from Siberia sits upon a stand. It has decoration around the rim.

Early pottery function in NE Siberia investigated through organic residue analysis

2020 - Ongoing

The use of pottery by the hunter-gatherer cultures of Northeast Asia is a topic of increasing interest. This is the first study to investigate the characteristics of pottery function in Northeast Siberia using direct methods.

Logo of the TRADITION project.

TRADITION: Long-Term Coastal Adaptation, Food Security and Poverty Alleviation in Latin America

2019 - Ongoing

TRADITION is an ERC-Consolidator Grant funded research project that will assess the long-term development of small-scale fisheries in South America, and their legacy to present day food security and poverty alleviation.

A dark sherd of ancient pottery with crusts of burnt food attached.

The Innovation, Dispersal and Use of Ceramics in North-Eastern Europe

2016 - Ongoing

This research project tackles the origins, adoption and use of pottery vessels by hunter-gatherers in North-Eastern Europe.