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Meet the Researcher Pack

The researchers are made up of leading expert specialists in the fields of zooarchaeology, zoology, osteometrics, stable isotopes analysis geochemistry, ancient genomics, archaeology and the visual arts from institutions and freelancers in Ireland, UK, Amercia and Canada.

 

Together we have formed this strong pack to investigate dogs', wolves' and horses' lives in human societies in Viking and Medieval Ireland and Britain.

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Dr Ruth Carden

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Project PI

Zooarchaeologist, Palaeozoologist, GIS

Research Scientist @ Sch. of Archaeology UCD, Ireland

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Prof. Pam Crabtree

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Zooarchaeologist

@ New York University, America

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Dr Clare Rainsford
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Baz
 

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    Zooarchaeologist

    @ Freelancer, UK

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    Prof. Terry O'Connor

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    Zooarchaeologist

    Prof. Emeritus @ University of York, UK

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    Dr Emily Murray

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    Zooarchaeologist

    @ Dr Emily Murray Consulting, Northern Ireland

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    Mags McCarthy

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    Archaeologist & Zooarchaeologist

    Co. Cork, Ireland

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    Dr Mike Simms

    Senior Curator of Geology

    National Museums Northern Ireland

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    Dr Rob Symmons
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    Huxley

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    Archaeologist

    Curator @ Fishbourne Roman Palace, UK

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    Dr Darren Grocke
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    Stable isotope geochemist

    Director @ Durham University, UK

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    Dr Brian Hayden

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    Stable isotope ecologist

    Associate Professor of Biology

    @University of New Brunswick, Canada

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    Dr Pontus Skoglund

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    Ancient genomics

    Group Leader @ The Francis Crick Institute, UK

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    Dr Gerard Barrett

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    Research Fellow &

    AMS Laboratory Manager

    @ 14CHRONO, QUB, Northern Ireland

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    Dr Maarten Blaauw

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    Reader & Director

    @ 14CHRONO, QUB, Northern Ireland

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    Prof. Paula Reimer

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    Emeritus Professor

    @ 14CHRONO, QUB, Northern Ireland

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    Dr Rebecca Boyd

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    Archaeologist, Viking Specialist

    @ IAC Consultancy, Ireland

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    Dr David Stone

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    Environmental Archaeologist

    @ The Discovery Programme, Ireland

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    Dr Rena Maguire

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    Archaeologist

    @ Sch. of Archaeology, UCD, Ireland

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    John Flynn

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    Visual Artist @ Castle Studio, Ireland

    johnflynn.art@gmail.com

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    Alan Hayden

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    Archaeologist

    @ Archaeological Projects Ltd., Ireland

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    Paul Duffy
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    Dante

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    Archaeologist

    @ IAC Consultancy, Ireland

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    Steve McGlade

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    Archaeologist

    @ Archaeology Plan Heritage Solutions, Ireland

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    Muireann Ní Cheallacháin
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    Spíoróg

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    Archaeologist

    @ IAC Consultancy, Ireland

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    Dave Bayley

      Archaeologist

      @ IAC Consultancy, Ireland

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      Dr John Ó Néill

      Drumclay Crannog Post Excavation Project Manager

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      IAC Research Manager

      @ IAC Consultancy, Ireland

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      Shane Delaney
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      TJ

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      Archaeologist

      @ IAC Consultancy, Ireland

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      Jordana Maguire
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      Finbar

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      GIS Specialist

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        Prof. Aidan O'Sullivan
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        Conall

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        Archaeologist

        @ Sch. of Archaeology, UCD, Ireland

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        Dr Allan McDevitt

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        Molecular ecologist

        @ Atlantic Technological University, Galway, Ireland

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        Dr Mary Valante
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        Hooch

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        Historian: Viking-Age and Medieval Ireland

        @ Appalachian State University, North Carolina, America

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          Andrew Fairbrother
           

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          Senior Site Supervisor, archaeologist

          @ IAC Archaeology, Ireland

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          Assoc. Prof. Patrick Randolph-Quinney

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          Zooarchaeologist, Forensic Anthropologist

          @ Uppsala University, Sweden

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          Dr Claire Cave

          Best practice heritage Advisor

          Director, World Heritage Management Prog.

          @ UCD School of Archaeology

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