Finds and Features is written by Ruth, an archaeologist currently reading for a PhD and based in London.
Recent publications include conference and event reviews in HMSNews, EuroREA and in Vol 20 of PIA. Teaching experience includes Teaching Assistant positions on undergraduate courses and guest lectures at undergraduate and graduate level; further details at WouldLikeToTeach.
I am interested to hear from other people looking at, or keen on, technological processes in the past, high temperature technologies in general, experimental archaeology, public archaeology, the Romans, British archaeology of any flavour, statistics and data management, digital and open access archaeology. If you’re interested in these things, fancy a chat or something more academic, feel free to contact me.
I use a variety of social networking sites and web pages:
- Twitter – user RuthFT
- Zotero Reference Manager – user RuthFT (guess you can see the theme here!)
- University College London – Research Student
- LinkedIn – find me here.
- Academia.edu – RuthFT
- Roman archaeology
- British archaeology
- the development of high-temperature technologies
- experimental archaeology
- smelting, melting and forging technologies
- statistical exploration of archaeological datasets
- archaeological database development
Qualifications and experience:
- MSc Technology and Analysis of Archaeological Materials (Institute of Archaeology, UCL)
- BA (hons) Classical Archaeology (Kings College London)
- GIS including ArcView 9 and MapInfo
- HBSMRv3.2. to 3.5
- SQL and Access 2000-2011
- Statistical manipulation and investigation including SPSS 14.0 to 17.0
- HER/SMR enhancement and data entry
- Teaching and guest lecturing, public engagement activities