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Helen Lewis

Associate Professor

School Of Archaeology
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7168169
Email: helen.lewis@ucd.ie

Biography

I am an archaeologist who has worked primarily on later prehistory in Northwest Europe and Southeast Asia. I am currently co-directing an excavation and field training project in Palawan Island, the Philippines, jointly with the Archaeological Studies Program in UP Diliman and the National Museum of the Philippines. I am also currently working on projects based in Laos, Malaysian Borneo, Scotland and Ireland. In addition to field research, I work as a geoarchaeologist with a specialisation in soil micromorphological study of features and buried soils. 

My teaching experience includes: geoarchaeology, landscape archaeology, environmental archaeology, the later prehistory of Britain, Southeast and East Asian archaeology, archaeological project management, archaeological fieldwork. I was the chair of the organising committee for the 14th international European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, held in Sept 2012 in Dublin at Dublin Castle and the Chester Beatty Library. 

Professional

 

Associations

Association: Developing International Geoarchaeology, Function/Role: Member of Steering Committeee
Association: World Archaeological Congress, Function/Role: Member
Association: Wilhelm H. Solheim II Foundation for Philippine Archaeology http://www.solheim-foundation.com/philippine_archaeology.html, Function/Role: Incorporator (founding member)
Association: European Archaeological Association, Function/Role: Member
Association: Soil Micromorphology in Archaeology International Working Group, Function/Role: Member
Association: McBurney Geoarchaeology Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Function/Role: Affiliated Scholar
Association: Archaeological Studies Program, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Function/Role: Affiliated scholar
Association: European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, Function/Role: Member of the executive committee; Conference coordinator for EurASEAA14
     

Conference Contributions

Lewis, H. and Paz, V. (2016) Austronesians and Palawan Island: assessing regional models from local archaeology - Robert Fox's 'Early Neolithic' and non-Austronesian burials at the Ille site. [Invited Oral Presentation], International Symposium on Austronesian Diaspora, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia , 18-JUL-16 - 23-JUL-16.
Warren, G., McDermott, C., Carlin, N., Davis, S., Elliott, I., Kelly, N., Lewis, H. , NÍ Lionáin, C., Sands, R. & Seaver, M. (2015) Recent archaeological research in Glendalough. [Invited Lecture], Glendalough Heritage Forum, Education Centre, Glendalough , 08-MAY-15 - 08-MAY-15.
Sian Halcrow, Korakot Boonlop, Helen Lewis, Joyce White (2015) Human bioarchaeology in Luang Prabang, Laos PDR, in regional perspective: the people from the Phou Phaa Khao Rockshelter and Tham An Mah. [Oral Presentation], European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists 15 (EurASEAA2015), Université Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense, Paris, France , 06-JUL-15 - 10-JUL-15.
Lewis, H. (2014) UCD School of Archaeology and Southeast Asian prehistory: the past three years updates. [Oral Presentation], People and their worlds: archaeological research seminar 2013/14, University College Dublin School of Archaeology , 01-MAY-14 - 01-MAY-14.
Johnston, V.E., Hernandez, V. and Lewis, H. (2014) A novel geochemical proxy for reconstructing relative sea-level changes in archaeological sediments: Results and implications for Tabon and Ille Caves, Palawan, Philippines. [Oral Presentation], Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Congress 2014, Siem Reap, Cambodia , 12-JAN-14 - 17-JAN-14.
Lewis, H., White, J. and Bouasisengpaseuth, B. (2014) A buried jar site and its destruction: Tham An Mah cave, Luang Prabang province, Lao PDR. [Oral Presentation], Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Congress 2014, Siem Reap, Cambodia , 12-JAN-14 - 17-JAN-14.
Lara, M., Lewis, H. and Paz, V. (2014) Early Holocene cremation burials from Ille Site, Palawan, Philippines: description and regional significance. [Invited Oral Presentation], Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Congress 2014, Siem Reap, Cambodia , 12-JAN-14 - 17-JAN-14.
Lewis, H., White, J. and Bouasisengpaseuth, B. (2013) A buried jar site and its destruction: Tham An Mah cave, Luang Prabang province, Lao PDR. [Oral Presentation], 1st International SEAMEO-SPAFA Archaeology Conference, Bonchuri, Thailand , 06-MAY-13 - 09-MAY-13.
Lewis, H. (2014) Discussant for session: Geoarchaeology and Non-destructive Survey. [Other], Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Congress 2014, Siem Reap, Cambodia , 12-JAN-14 - 17-JAN-14.
Helen Lewis (2012) EurASEAA14 Conference Chair. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists 14th International Conference, Dublin Castle and Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland , 18-SEP-12 - 30-OCT-12.
Helen Lewis & Thomas Oliver Pryce (Panel co-chairs) (2012) Panel: Southeast Asian geoarchaeology - understanding sites and landscapes through contextual and materials approaches. [Chaired Session], European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists 14 (EurASEAA14), Dublin Castle & the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland , 19-SEP-12 - 19-SEP-12.
Lewis, H.; (2011) Day-conference discussing the results of INSTAR Boyne Valley Landscape Project and other recent work in the archaeology of the Boyne. [Chaired Session], Recent Research in the Boyne Valley, Drogheda, Meath, Ireland , 26-FEB-11 - 26-FEB-11.
Lewis, H.; (2011) Shinano Valley Landscape Project: Geoarchaeology. [Invited Lecture], Workshops on Japanese Archaeology: 'The Archaeology of River Valleys', DRAC Strasbourg , 03-DEC-11 - 04-DEC-11.
Lewis, H., Gallagher, C., Davis, S., Turner, J., Foster, G., Scaife, R., Langdon, C., Holmes, N., Allen, M.J., Barton, K., Lennon, D. and Brown, A.; (2011) The Boyne Valley Landscape Project: summary of environmental and geomorphological research. [Invited Lecture], Workshops on Japanese Archaeology: 'The Archaeology of River Valleys', DRAC Strasbourg , 03-DEC-11 - 04-DEC-11.
Turner, J., Macklin, M., Jones, A. and Lewis, H.; (2010) Developing an Irish fluvial 14C database: progress and prospects. [Oral Presentation], UCD Chronology Day, University College Dublin , 06-AUG-10 - 06-AUG-10.
Lewis, H., Gallagher, C., Davis, S., Turner, J., Foster, G., Courtney, L., Goucher, K., Scaife, R., Langdon, C., Holmens, N., Mulrooney, G., Allen, M.J., Brady, C., Guinan, L., Brown, A., Cummins, T., Meehan, R., Barton, K., Lennon, D. and Beta Analytic Inc.; (2009) 'Boyne River Valley Landscape Project Phase II'. [Invited Lecture], Culture, Environment and Change. Archaeological Research Seminar 2009, University College Dublin , 10-DEC-09 - 10-DEC-09.
Lewis, H.; (2009) Assessing archaeological potential of cave sites from Lao PDR: some comments on survey criteria. [Oral Presentation], Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Congress 2009, Hanoi , 03-DEC-09 - 03-DEC-09.
Rice, K., Hernandez, V., Lewis, H., Paz, V. and Ronquillo, W.; (2009) Searching for the Neolithic of Ille Cave, Palawan, the Philippines. [Oral Presentation], Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Congress 2009, Hanoi, Vietnam , 30-NOV-09 - 30-NOV-09.
Lewis, H.; (2009) Soil micromorphology and Southeast Asian caves. [Oral Presentation], Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Congress 2009, Hanoi , 04-DEC-09 - 04-DEC-09.
Lara, M., Paz, V., Lewis, H., Kress, J. and Medrana, J.; (2009) The context of modified human remains in early Holocene Palawan. [Oral Presentation], Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Congress 2009, Hanoi , 03-DEC-09 - 03-DEC-09.
Mijares, A. and Lewis, H.; (2009) Understanding cave site formation: soil micromorphology of Callao Cave. [Oral Presentation], Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Congress 2009, Hanoi , 04-DEC-09 - 04-DEC-09.
Lewis, H., Paz, V., Lara, M., Barton, H., Piper, P., Ochoa, J., Vitales, T.J., Carlos, J., Higham, T., Neri, L., Hernandez, V., Stevenson, J., Robles, E., Ragragio, A., Padilla, R. Solheim II, W. and Ronquillo, W. ; (2008) Terminal Pleistocene to mid Holocene occupation and cremation burial at Ille Cave, Palawan, Philippines. [Oral Presentation], World Archaeological Congress, University College Dublin , 30-JUN-08 - 30-JUN-08.
Lewis, H. & the Ille Cave Project; (2008) Ille Cave Project: final field season and some post-excavation results. [Invited Lecture], Second Southeast Asian Workshop, University College London , 22-MAY-08 - 22-MAY-08.
Lewis, Helen; (2008) Micromorphology now - and in the future. Cases from recent research. [Invited Lecture], New Perspectives in Scientific Archaeology, Stavanger , 23-SEP-08 - 24-SEP-08.
Lewis, H. (2008) National Working Committee member. [Conference Organising Committee Member], World Archaeological Congress 2007-8, University College Dublin , 01-JAN-07 - 30-JUL-08.
Wurster, C.M., Bird, M.I., Bull, I., Dungait, D., Bryant, C.L., Erunç, T., Hunt, C., Lewis, H.A. & Paz, V.; (2008) Late Glacial tropical savannas in Sundaland inferred from stable carbon isotope records of cave guano. Conference paper given at the PP06: Tracking the Last Glacial cycle¿s Indo-pacific abrupt climate variability session. [Oral Presentation], American Geophysical Union, San Francisco , 15-DEC-08 - 19-DEC-08.
Lewis, H.; (2008) Regional modelling of Pleistocene-Holocene palaeoenvironmental change and cultural adaptation in archaeologically important landscapes on Palawan Island, Philippines. [Oral Presentation], Discovering our Past Archaeological Research Seminar, University College Dublin School of Archaeology , 11-DEC-08 - 11-DEC-08.
Lewis, H.; (2007) Chair 'Landscapes' session, UK Archaeological Science. [Chaired Session], UK Archaeological Science, Cambridge , 01-SEP-07 - 30-SEP-07.
Beresford-Jones, D. and Lewis, H. ; (2007) DIG 2007 - Geomorphological survey and data in the context of reconstructing ecological and land-use changes in the Lower Inca Valley, Peru, from the Early Nasca Period to the Middle Horizon. [Oral Presentation], Developing International Geoarchaeology, Cambridge , 01-MAR-07 - 30-MAR-07.
Lewis, H., Goodman-Elgar, M., Merlos, S.; (2008) Developing International Geoarchaeology Theme at WAC-6. [Conference Organising Committee Member], World Archaeological Congress, Dublin , 01-OCT-07 - 01-SEP-08.
Lewis, H.; (2007) Academic Programme Committee, World Archaeological Congress (WAC-6). [Conference Organising Committee Member], World Archaeological Congress 2007-8, University College Dublin , 01-OCT-07 - 01-SEP-08.
Lewis, H.; (2007) Soil micromorphological applications to sites and landscapes. [Oral Presentation], Association for Environmental Archaeology Spring 2007 one-day meeting, University College Cork , 17-FEB-07 - 17-FEB-07.
White, J., Bousisengpaseuth, B., Lewis, H., Marwick, B. & Given, O.; (2007) Middle Mekong Archaeological Project: Preliminary results and recent work. [Invited Oral Presentation], Human Origins Patrimony Studies in South East Asia (HOPSEA) network conference, Muséum national d¿histoire naturelle, Paris , 10-DEC-07 - 12-DEC-07.
Lewis, H. & Boreham, J.; (2007) UKAS 2007 - Fine layers from a prehistoric cemetery sequence in thin section at Niah Cave 2002, Malaysian Borneo. [Poster Presentation], UK Archaeological Science, Cambridge , 31-AUG-07 - 03-SEP-07.
Lewis, H.; (2006) IQUA 2006 - Prehistoric cave occupation deposits in Island Southeast Asia. [Poster Presentation], Irish Quaternary Association, Dublin , 24-NOV-06 - 24-NOV-06.
Lewis, H.; (2006) IPPA 2006 - Soil micromorphology of cultural cave deposits in Palawan and Borneo: results and questions from Tabon Cave and Niah Cave. [Oral Presentation], Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Manila , 24-MAR-06 - 27-MAR-06.
Lewis, H.; (2006) EAA 2006 - Characterising archaeological occupation surfaces, boundaries and enclosed spaces through soil micromorphology. [Oral Presentation], European Association of Archaeologists, Kracow , 08-OCT-06 - 10-OCT-06.
Lewis, H.; (2006) IAI 2006 - Soil micromorphological applications to sites and landscapes. [Poster Presentation], Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland, Dublin , 19-OCT-06 - 19-OCT-06.
Brück, J., Fyfe, R., Johnston, R., Lewis, H. and Wickstead, H.; (2005) AEA 2005 - A divided land: integrating social and environmental histories on Dartmoor, southwest England. [Oral Presentation], Environmental Archaeology in Landscape Archaeology AEA Spring Conference, UC Winchester , 31-MAR-05 - 31-MAR-05.
Lewis, H.; (2005) Soil micromorphology of cultural deposits at Niah caves: interim results. [Oral Presentation], Niah Cave Workshop, McDonald Institute, Cambridge , 22-JUN-05 - 23-JUN-05.
Lewis, H.; (2005) EAA 2005 - New Approaches to Bronze Age Landscapes in Northwest Europe: relating land use to field systems. [Oral Presentation], European Association of Archaeologists, Cork, Ireland , 08-SEP-05 - 11-SEP-05.
Lewis, H.; (2004) Caves in tropical Island Southeast Asian Landscapes. [Oral Presentation], European Association for Southeast Asian Studies, British Museum, London , 14-SEP-04 - 15-SEP-04.
Lewis, H.; (2004) Cultural cave deposits in Island Southeast Asia. [Oral Presentation], International Workshop on Soil Micromorphology and Archaeology, University of Stirling , 05-JUN-04 - 06-JUN-04.
Lewis, H.; (2004) The ancient terraces of Hiregudda, Bellary District: exploring agriculture and settlement in the Southern Neolithic. [Oral Presentation], Fire, Cattle and Domestication in Prehistoric India: Recent Research on the South Indian Neolithic, McDonald Institute, Cambridge , 21-NOV-04 - 21-NOV-04.
Lewis, H.; (2003) Geoarchaeological approaches to prehistoric landscapes in Bellary District, South India. [Oral Presentation], Recent Research in the South Indian Neolithic, McDonald Institute, Cambridge , 11-OCT-03 - 11-OCT-03.
Lewis, H.; (2003) EAA 2003 - Exploring the landscape of ancient land use from the evidence of burial mounds: a journey beyond the grave. [Oral Presentation], European Association of Archaeologists, St. Petersburg , 10-SEP-03 - 14-SEP-03.
Lewis, H.; (2003) Prehistoric cave occupation deposits in tropical island Southeast Asia. [Poster Presentation], Archaeological Soil Micromorphology Workshop, Boston University , 10-OCT-03 - 13-OCT-03.
Lewis, H.; (2002) Assessing archaeological models of Wessex prehistory from the perspective of agricultural land use. [Oral Presentation], Cultivating Archaeology: Innovations in Agriculture, McDonald Institute, Cambridge , 01-JAN-02 - 01-JAN-02.
Lewis, H.; (2002) Chair 'Visualising the past: archaeology and the inspiration of the visual' session, TAG. [Chaired Session], Theoretical Archaeology Group, Manchester , 21-DEC-02 - 21-DEC-02.
Lewis, H.; (2002) TAG 2002 - 'The pleasant land of counterpane': linking site-specific archaeological land use to landscape scale systems. [Oral Presentation], Theoretical Archaeology Group, Manchester , 09-DEC-02 - 09-DEC-02.
Lewis, H. & Goodman, M.; (2002) Organiser, Cultivating Archaeology: Innovations in Agriculture conference. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Cultivating Archaeology: Innovations in Agriculture, Cambridge , 23-NOV-02 - 24-NOV-02.
French, C. & Lewis, H.; (2002) SAA 2002 - Prehistoric investigations on Cranborne Chase, Dorset. [Oral Presentation], Society for American Archaeology, Denver , 01-OCT-02 - 30-OCT-02.
Lewis, H.; (2001) TAG 2001 - Life is just one damned thing after another: considering small-scale decisions in monumental landscape histories. [Oral Presentation], Theoretical Archaeology Group, Dublin , 13-DEC-01 - 13-DEC-01.
H. Lewis, G. Wallace & K. Milek; (2000) Organiser: Soil Micromorphology in Archaeology Workshop. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Soil Micromorphology in Archaeology Workshop, Cambridge , 07-MAY-00 - 08-MAY-00.
Lewis, H.; (2000) TAG 2000 - Natural processes in cultural contexts; cultural activities in nature: how the fact that the nature:culture dichotomy doesn't work in geoarchaeology can help address the problems of dualist paradigms in archaeology. [Oral Presentation], Theoretical Archaeology Group, Oxford , 10-DEC-00 - 10-DEC-00.
Lewis, H. & French, C. A. I.; (2000) Palaeoenvironmental and Archaeological Investigations on Wyke Down and in the Upper Allen Valley, Dorset, England. [Poster Presentation], Soil Micromorphology Working Group, Cambridge , 05-MAY-00 - 05-MAY-00.
Lewis, H. & French, C.A.I.; (2000) Barrows, land use and landscape in prehistoric Wessex: investigations at Wyke Down, Dorset, England. [Oral Presentation], European Association of Archaeologists, Lisbon , 08-OCT-00 - 08-OCT-00.
Lewis, H.; (2000) Characterising ancient tillage features. [Oral Presentation], Soil Micromorphology in Archaeology Workshop, Cambridge , 07-MAY-00 - 08-MAY-00.
Lewis, H.; (2000) The importance of soils evidence in landscape archaeology ' perceptions and preconceptions. [Oral Presentation], Integrating Soil Studies into Archaeological Theory and Practice: Minding the Gap, McDonald Institute, Cambridge , 06-MAY-00 - 06-MAY-00.
Lewis, H. & Milek, K.; (2000) Organiser: Integrating Soil Studies into Archaeological Practice and Theory: Minding the Gap conference 2000. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Integrating Soil Studies into Archaeological Practice and Theory: Minding the Gap, Cambridge , 06-MAY-00 - 06-MAY-00.
Lewis, H. & Kitchen, W.; (1999) Organiser of 1999 TAG session: 'Landscapes in transition: the concept of the Middle Bronze Age in British Prehistory (or slaughtering the sacred cow?)'. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Theoretical Archaeology Group, Cardiff , 09-DEC-99 - 11-DEC-99.
Lewis, H.; (1999) If Lepinski Vir isn't sedentary ' what is? The interpretation of later Bronze Age sedentism in Wessex in light of recent perspectives on the European Neolithic. [Oral Presentation], Theoretical Archaeology Group, Cardiff , 20-DEC-99 - 20-DEC-99.
Lewis, H.; (1999) Investigating pre-barrow land surfaces at Wyke Down, Dorset. [Oral Presentation], Lived in Environments, Prehistoric Society, UC London , 13-MAR-99 - 13-MAR-99.
Lewis, H.; (1998) TAG 1998 - Connotations of arable land use in landscape archaeology. [Oral Presentation], Theoretical Archaeology Group, Birmingham , 15-DEC-98 - 15-DEC-98.
Lewis, H.; (1998) Organiser of 1998 TAG session: 'Land use and landscape'. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Theoretical Archaeology Group, Birmingham , 10-DEC-98 - 12-DEC-98.

Committees

Committee : Programme committee World Archaeological Congress
Committee : Programme and Executive Committees EURASEAA 14 (2012)
Committee : Editorial Board of Monographs of the Archaeological Society of Finland

Employment

Employer: University College Dublin
Position: Lecturer, School of Archaeology
Employer: University of Oxford
Position: Archaeology & Anthropology Tutor & Fellow, Harris Manchester College
Employer: University of Oxford
Position: Fellow in Applied Landscape Archaeology, OUDCE & Kellogg College
Employer: Birkbeck College, University of London
Position: Sessional tutor
Employer: University of Cambridge
Position: Post-doctoral researcher (RA - Wyke Down Project, Cranborne Chase, Dorset)
Employer: Cambridgeshire County Council
Position: Assistant archaeologist
Employer: University College London
Position: Temporary lecturer
Employer: Cambridge Archaeological Unit
Position: Field excavator (part-time)

Education

Year 1989 Institution: University of Toronto, ON
Qualification: BA Subject:
Year 1991 Institution: University of Sheffield
Qualification: MSc Subject:
Year 1999 Institution: University of Cambridge
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 2006 Institution: University of Oxford
Qualification: Diploma of Education Subject: Post-graduate diploma in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
 

Consultancy

Client: CRDS
Client: Network Archaeology
Client: Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Client: Archaeological Consultancy Services Ltd.
Client: Valerie J. Keeley Ltd.
Client: Gloucestershire County Council Archaeology Service
Client: Oslo University Museum
Client: Service Cantonal d¿Archéologie Neuchâtel

Outreach Activities

Participant and assistant demonstrator: Soil Science Society of Ireland Annual Meeting 2010 fieldtrip to the Boyne

Lewis, H. 2012. Studying river landscapes through geoarchaeology. With contributions from Simon Kaner, Andrew Cochrane (Shinano River Landscape Project), Jonathan Turner, Stephen Davis, Catherine Langdon, Rob Scaife, Naomi Holmes, Gerald Foster, Michael J. Allen, Ken Barton, Donal Lennon, Colman Gallagher and Beta Analytic Inc. (Boyne River Valley Project). Lecture given at the University of Washington Anthropology Department Seminar Series, March 16, 2012.
UW FAALS lectures 2012
Turner, J., Davis, S., Langdon, C., Scaife, R., Lewis, H. and Gallagher, C. 2009. New ITRAX™ Core Scanner applications in Ireland: modeling non-linear geomorphic response across the late-Glacial to Holocene transition. Poster presented at the ITRAX facility opening, UCD School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy, November 2009.

Turner, J., Davis, S., Langdon, C., Scaife, R., Holmes, N., Mulrooney, G., Cummins, T., Lewis, H., Gallagher, C., Brady, C. and Meehan, R. 2009. A multi-proxy late-Glacial to Holocene record for the east of Ireland: Thomastown Bog, County Meath. Poster presented at the ITRAX facility opening, UCD School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy, November 2009.

Lewis, H. & French, C. A. I.  2000. Barrows, land use and landscape in prehistoric Wessex: investigations at Wyke Down, Dorset, England.  Poster on display at the Down Farm Museum, Woodcutts, Dorset.

 

Other Activities

Peer reviews:

Journals

Antiquity (1 paper))

Archaeology Online: An Online Journal of Archaeological Research (1 paper)

Asian Perspectives: The Journal of Archaeology for Asia and the Pacific (1 paper)

Assemblage (1 paper)

Cambridge Archaeological Journal (2 papers)

Geoarchaeology (1 paper)

Journal of Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences (1 paper)

Journal of Archaeological Science (3 papers)

Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society (1 paper 2012)

 

Books, Monographs, Reports

Albarella, U. 2001. Environmental Archaeology: Meaning and Purpose (1 paper)

English Heritage (1 report)

Monographs of the Archaeological Society of Finland 1 (On editorial board; full volume)

Monographs of the Archaeological Society of Finland 2 (On editorial board; full volume)

Monographs of the Archaeological Society of Finland 7 (On editorial board; full volume)

Revire, N., Murphy, S.A. 2014. Before Siam: Essays in Art and Archaeology (1 paper)

 

Proposals

National Geographic Society (1 proposal)

Prince Claus Fund Cultural Emergency Response Programme (1 proposal)

Research Council of Norway (1 proposal)

Springer Japan KK (Springer Nature: Human Sciences) (1 proposal)

University of the Philippines Emerging Interdisciplinary Research Program (1 proposal)

Seminar series organised:
‘Environment & Culture’ seminars (2007-2008), University College Dublin School of Archaeology

‘Landscape Archaeology’ seminars (2003-2005), Oxford University Department of Continuing Education & Institute of Archaeology
Graduate seminar co-ordinator (1994-1996), University of Cambridge Department of Archaeology

PhD Theses examined:
 
Choa, O. 2017-18. Tabon Cave geoarchaeology. Muséum national d'histoire naturelle  (external reviewer of thesis)
 

Stevens, P. 2017. Doing God's work? The role of the church in the expansion of the early medieval Irish economy, AD 400-1100 University College Dublin (internal)
 
Ash, A. 2015.  Farming and Forging: Stress in Central European Populations from the Neolithic to the Iron Age. University College Dublin (internal) 
 
Winch, L. 2013. Metabolism, Mythology, Magic or Metaphor? Animals in Thai Rock Art. University of Bristol (external)   

Inglis, R. 2012. Human occupation and changing environments during the Middle to Later Stone Age: soil micromorphology at Haua Fteah, Libya. University of Cambridge (internal examiner)

Sulas, F. 2010. Environmental and cultural interplay in highland Ethiopia: Geoarchaeology at Aksum.University of Cambridge (internal)

Kovacs, G. 2008.  Geoarchaeological investigation of Szazhalombatta-Foldvar Bronze Age tell settlement in HungaryUniversity of Cambridge (internal)

Cummins, T. 2006. The Archaeology of Anthropogenic Soils. University College Dublin (internal).

Hart, A. M. 2006. Gauging Preservation. University of Cambridge (internal).


MPhil Theses examined: 

Duke, B. 2016. Reflected in the soil: Site formation processes as an index of social and environmental change at the site of Ban Non Wat, NE Thailand. James Cook University (external) 


Internal examiner for `Discovering Archaeology' undergraduate diploma course, Oxford University Department for Continuing Education, 2003-7

Theme organiser: Developing International Geoarchaeology at WAC6 2008. http://www.developinginternationalgeoarchaeology.org/6.html

Workshop organiser: Soil Micromorphology in Archaeology Working Group Meeting June 2008. http://www.developinginternationalgeoarchaeology.org/6.html

Publications

Books

Lewis, H. (2012) Investigating Ancient Tillage. An experimental and soil micromorphological study. Oxford: Archaeopress. [Details]
French, C., Lewis, H., Allen, M., Green, M, Scaife, R. & Gardiner, J.; (2007) Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. Available Online [Details]

Book Chapters

Cummins T., Lewis H., Ní Lionáin C., Davis S. (2018) 'Soils and Archaeology' In: Creamer R., O Sullivan L (eds). The Soils of Ireland. Cham: Springer. , pp.267-280 Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Lewis, H., Gallagher, C., Davis, S., Turner, J., Foster, G., Brown, A., van Breda, W., Mulrooney, G., Guinan, L., Brady, C. and Meehan, R. (2017) 'Developing a model of landscape evolution and land-use history of the river Boyne' In: Eogan, G. and Cleary, K (eds). The Passage Tomb Archaeology of the Great Mound at Knowth. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. , pp.570-579 Available Online [Details]
Deak, J., Gebhardt, A., Lewis, H., Usai, M.R. and Lee, H. (2017) 'Soils disturbed by vegetation clearance and tillage' In: Nicosia, C. and Stoops, G (eds). Archaeological Soil and Sediment Micromorphology. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. , pp.233-264 Available Online [Details]
Ostericher, I. and Lewis, H. (2017) 'Soil micromorphology' In: Eogan, G. and Cleary, K (eds). The Passage Tomb Archaeology of the Great Mound at Knowth. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. , pp.591-600 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H. (2016) 'Soil Micromorphological Study of Cultural Sediments in the Niah Caves' In: Barker, G. and Farr, L (eds). Archaeological Investigations in the Niah Caves. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , pp.106-126 Available Online [Details]
Gilbertson, D., McLaren, S., Stevens, M., Hunt, C., Rose, J., Grattan, J., Bird, M., Lewis, H. and Mani Banda, R. (2016) 'The changing landscape of Sundaland: the geography of coastal northern Borneo from the Last Glacial Maximum to the present' In: Barker, G. and Farr. L (eds). Archaeological Investigations in the Niah Caves, Sarawak. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , pp.129-148 Available Online [Details]
Piper, P., Lewis, H., Reynolds, T., McLaren, S., Rabett, R., Cole, F., Szabo, K., Farr, L. and Barker G. (2016) 'The NCP investigations in Lobang Hangus, Lobang Tulang, Gan Kira and Kain Hitam' In: Barker, G. and Farr, L (eds). Archaeological Investigations in the Niah Caves, Sarawak. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , pp.65-80 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H. (2015) 'Soil micromorphology of post-hole fills from Dunragit' In: Thomas, J (eds). A Neolithic Ceremonial Complex in Galloway: Excavations at Dunragit and Droughduil, 1999-2002. Oxford: Oxbow Books. , pp.132-139 [Details]
Lara, M., Lewis, H., Paz, V., Ronquillo, W. (2015) 'Implications of pathological changes in cremated human remains from Palawan, Philippines, for Island Southeast Asian archaeology' In: Oxenham, M., Buckley, H (eds). The Routledge Handbook of Bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. London: Routledge. , pp.339-359 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H., White, J. and Bouasisengpaseuth, B. (2015) 'A buried jar site and its destruction: Tham An Mah cave, Luang Prabang province, Lao PDR' In: Tan, N.H (eds). Advancing Southeast Asian Archaeology 2013. Selected papers from the First SEAMEO SPAFA International Conference on Southeast Asian Archaeology. Bangkok: SEAMEO SPAFA Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts. , pp.72-82 Link to full text [Details]
Barton, H., Barker, G., Gilbertson, D., Hunt, C., Kealhofer, L., Lewis, H., Paz, V., Piper, P., Rabett, R., Reynolds, T. and Szabó, K. (2013) 'Late Pleistocene foragers c. 35,000-11,500 years ago' In: Barker, G (eds). Rainforest Foraging and Farming in Island Southeast Asia: The Archaeology of the Niah Caves, Sarawak. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , pp.173-216 Available Online [Details]
Gilbertson, D., McLaren, S., Stephens, M., Hunt, C., Rose, J., Dykes, A., Grattan, J., Bird, M., Lewis, H., Mani Banda, R., Badang, D., Daly, P., Piper, P. and Rabett, R. (2013) 'The cave entrance sequences and environmental change' In: Barker, G (eds). Rainforest Foraging and Farming in Island Southeast Asia: The Archaeology of the Niah Caves, Sarawak. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , pp.71-134 Available Online [Details]
Lloyd-Smith, L, Barker, G., Barton, H., Cameron, J., Cole, F., Doherty, C., Hunt, C., Krigbaum, J., Lewis, H., Manser, J., Paz, V., Piper, P., Rushworth, G. and Szabó, K. (2013) ''Neolithic' societies c.4000-2000 years ago: Austronesian farmers?' In: Barker, G (eds). Rainforest Foraging and Farming in Island Southeast Asia: The Archaeology of the Niah Caves, Sarawak. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , pp.255-298 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2010) 'Connotations of arable land use in landscape archaeology' In: Lewis, H. & Semple, S (eds). Perspectives in Landscape Archaeology: Papers presented at Oxford 2003-5. Oxford: Archaeopress. , pp.24-36 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2008) ''The pleasant land of counterpane': linking site-specific archaeological land use to the landscape of prehistoric field systems' In: Chadwick, A (eds). Recent Approaches to the Archaeology of Land Allotment. Oxford: Archaeopress. , pp.239-250 [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2008) 'Soil micromorphology' In: Gillings, M., Pollard, J., Wheatley, D. & Peterson, R (eds). Landscape of the Megaliths: Excavation and Fieldwork on the Avebury Monuments, 1997-2003. Oxford: Oxbow. , pp.45-52 Available Online [Details]
French, C. & Lewis, H.; (2007) 'Prehistoric land use and landscape development in the Upper Allen Valley' In: French, C. & Lewis, H.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.207-226 Available Online [Details]
French, C. & Lewis, H.; (2007) 'The Dorset Cursus on Wyke and Bottlebush Downs (2001): soil micromorphology' In: French, C. & Lewis, H.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.345-348 Available Online [Details]
French, C. & Lewis, H.; (2007) 'Ackling Dyke on Wyke/Bottlebush Downs: soil micromorphology descripitions' In: French, C. & Lewis, H.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.348-349 Available Online [Details]
French, C. & Lewis, H.; (2007) 'Excavation and recording methods' In: French, C. & Lewis, H.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.247-249 Available Online [Details]
French, C., Lewis, H., Allen, M. J., Scaife, R., Palmer, R., Stoertz, C. & Żuk, L.; (2007) 'The Holocene history of the Upper Allen River Valley: variation at the sub-regional scale' In: French, C., Lewis, H., Allen, M. J., Scaife, R., Palmer, R., Stoertz, C. & Żuk, L.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.23-65 Available Online [Details]
French, C., Lewis, H. & Green M.; (2007) 'Exploring the prehistoric landscape of Wessex: old issues and new approaches' In: French, C., Lewis, H. & Green M.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.1-21 Available Online [Details]
French, C., Lewis, H., Green, M., Allen, M. J., Scaife, R., Gardiner, J. & Samarsundera, E.; (2007) 'Studying land use from monuments: archaeology and environment on Bottlebush, Wyke and Gussage Cow Downs' In: French, C., Lewis, H., Green, M., Allen, M. J., Scaife, R., Gardiner, J. & Samarsundera, E.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.67-206 [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) 'Soil micromorphology descriptions from the Knowlton environs sites' In: Lewis, H.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.396-398 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) 'Wyke Down barrow group (1998-2000): soil micromorphology' In: Lewis, H.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.338-342 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) 'Iron Age lynchets (SAM 192): soil micromorphology' In: Lewis, H.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.278-279 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) 'Long barrow 78: soil micromorphology' In: Lewis, H.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.274-275 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) 'The evidence from the round barrow soils' In: Lewis, H.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.221-223 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) 'Long barrow 294: soil micromorphology' In: Lewis, H.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.277-278 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) 'Fir Tree Field Middle Bronze Age enclosure: soil micromorphology' In: Lewis, H.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.306-307 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) 'Knowlton South Circle: soil micromorphology descriptions' In: Lewis, H.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.392-395 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) 'The influence of concepts of soil fertility and sustainability on land use and settlement interpretations' In: Lewis, H.; (eds). Prehistoric landscape development and human impact in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. , pp.217-219 Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H. & French, C. (2006) 'The soil micromorphological analyses' In: Cromarty, A. M., Barclay, A. Lambrick, G. & Robinson (eds). Late Bronze Age Ritual and Habitation on a Thames Eyot at Whitecross Farm, Wallingford: The Archaeology of the Wallingford Bypass 1986-92. Oxford: Oxford Archaeology. , pp.194-196 [Details]
French, C. & Lewis, H.; (2001) 'The Depot site ' soil micromorphological analysis' In: Pryor, F (eds). The Archaeology and Environment of the Flag Fen Basin. Swindon: English Heritage. , pp.437-442 [Details]

Edited Books

Lewis, H. and Semple, S (Ed.). (2010) Perspectives in Landscape Archaeology. Papers presented at Oxford 2003-5. Oxford: Archaeopress. Available Online [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Robles, E., Piper, P., Ochoa, J., Lewis, H., Paz, V. & Ronquillo, W. (2014) 'Late Quaternary Sea-Level Changes and the Palaeohistory of Palawan Island, Philippines'. Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology, 10 (1):76-96. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Ochoa, J., Paz, V., Lewis, H., Carlos, J., Robles, E., Amano, N., Ferreras, M.R., Lara, M., Vallejo, Jr., B., Velarde, G., Villaluz, S.A., Ronquillo, W., and Solheim II, W. (2014) 'The archaeology and palaeobiological record of Pasimbahan-Magsanib site, northern Palawan, Philippines'. Philippine Science Letters, 7 (1):22-36. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Lara, M., Paz, V., Lewis, H. and Solheim, W. II (2013) 'Bone modifications in an early Holocene cremation burial from Palawan, Philippines'. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 25 (5):637-652. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Piper, PJ,Ochoa, J,Robles, EC,Lewis, H,Paz, V; (2011) 'Palaeozoology of Palawan Island, Philippines'. Quaternary International, 233 :142-158. [DOI] [Details]
Turner, J.N., Macklin, M.G., Jones, A. and Lewis, H.; (2010) 'New perspectives on Holocene flooding in Ireland using meta-analysis of fluvial radiocarbon dates'. CATENA, 82 (3):183-190. Available Online [Details]
Beresford-Jones, D., Lewis, H. & Boreham, S.; (2009) 'Linking cultural and environmental change in Peruvian prehistory: geomorphological survey of the Samaca Basin, Lower Ica Valley, Peru'. CATENA, 78 (3):234-249. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Mijares, A. S. B. & Lewis, H. A.; (2009) 'Cave sites in northeastern Luzon, Philippines: new insights from soil micromorphology'. Asian Perspectives, 48 (1):98-118. Available Online [Details]
White, J.C., Lewis, H., Bouasisengpaseuth, B., Marwick, B. & Arrell, K.; (2009) 'Archaeological investigations in northern Laos and their implications for Southeast Asian prehistory'. Antiquity, 83 (319). Available Online [Details]
Fyfe, R. M., Bruck, J., Johnston, R., Lewis, H., Roland, T. P., Wickstead, H., ; (2008) 'Historical context and chronology of Bronze Age land enclosure on Dartmoor, UK'. Journal of Archaeological Science, 35 (8):2250-2261. [Details]
Lewis, H., Johnson, K. & Ronquillo, W.; (2008) 'Moisture increase at the Last Glacial Maximum: preliminary results of speleothem dating from Tabon Cave, Palawan, Philippines'. Hukay, 12 :35-50. [Details]
Lewis, H,Paz, V,Lara, M,Barton, H,Piper, P,Ochoa, J,Vitales, T,Carlos, AJ,Higham, T,Neri, L,Hernandez, V,Stevenson, J,Robles, EC,Ragragio, A,Padilla, R,Solheim, W,Ronquillo, W; (2008) 'Terminal Pleistocene to mid-Holocene occupation and an early cremation burial at Ille Cave, Palawan, Philippines'. Antiquity, 82 :318-335. [Details]
Piper, P. J., Ochoa, J., Lewis, H., Paz, V. & Ronquillo, W; (2008) 'The first evidence for the past presence of tiger Panthera Tigris0 (L.) on the island of Palawan, Philippines: extinction in an island population'. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 264 :123-127. Available Online [Details]
Barker, G., Barton, H., Bird, M., Daly, P., Datan, I., Dykes, A., Farr, L., Gilbertson, D., Harrisson, B., Hunt, C., Higham, T., Kealhofer, L., Krigbaum, J., Lewis, H., McLaren, S., Paz, V., Pike, A., Piper, P., Pyatt, B., Rabett, R., Reynolds, T., Rose, J., Rushworth, G., Stephens, M., Stringer, C., Thompson, J. & Turney, C.; (2007) 'The 'human revolution' in lowland tropical Southeast Asia: the antiquity and behavior of anatomically modern humans at Niah Cave (Sarawak, Borneo)'. JOURNAL OF HUMAN EVOLUTION, 52 (3):243-261. [Details]
Bird, M. I., Boobyer, E. M., Bryant, C., Lewis, H. A., Paz, V. and Stephens, W. E. ; (2007) 'A long record of environmental change from bat guano deposits in Makangit Cave, Palawan, Philippines'. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 98 :59-69. [Details]
Boivin, N, Brumm, A, Lewis, H, Robinson, D, Korisettar, R, ; (2007) 'Sensual, material, and technological understanding: exploring prehistoric soundscapes in south India'. J ROY ANTHROPOL INST, 13 :267-294. [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) 'Preliminary soil micromorphology studies of landscape and occupation history at Tabon Cave, Palawan, Philippines'. Geoarchaeology-An International Journal, 22 :685-708. Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) 'Pile dwellings, drainage and deposition: preliminary soil micromorphology study of cultural deposits from underwater sites at Lake Luokesas, Moletai Region, Lithuania'. Journal of Wetland Archaeology, 7 :33-50. Available Online [Details]
French, C., Lewis, H., Scaife, R. & Allen, M.; (2005) 'New perspectives on Holocene landscape development in the southern English chalklands: the upper Allen Valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset'. GEOARCHAEOLOGY, 20 (2):93-134. [Details]
Menotti, F., Baubonis, Z., Brazaitis, D., Higham, T., Kvedaravicius, M., Lewis, H., Motuzaite, G. & Pranckenaite, E. ; (2005) 'The first lake-dwellers of Lithuania: Late Bronze Age pile settlements on Lake Luokesas'. OXFORD JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY, 24 (4):363-401. [Details]
French, C., Lewis, H., Allen, M. J., Scaife, R. G. & Green, M.; (2003) 'Archaeological and palaeo-environmental investigations of the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset (1998-2000): a new model of earlier Holocene landscape development'. PROCEEDINGS OF THE PREHISTORIC SOCIETY, 69 :201-234. [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2003) 'The potential of soil micromorphology in South East Asian archaeology: preliminary work at Niah Cave, Sarawak, Malaysia and Ille Cave, Palawan, Philippines'. HUKAY, 5 :60-72. [Details]
Barker, G., Barton, H., Beavitt, P., Bird, M., Daly, P., Doherty, C., Gilbertson, D., Hunt, C., Krigbaum, J., Lewis, H., Manser, J., McClaren, S., Paz, V., Piper, P., Pyatt, B., Rabett, R., Reynolds, T., Rose, J., Rushworth, G. & Stephens, M. ; (2002) 'Prehistoric foragers and farmers in South-east Asia: renewed investigations at Niah Cave, Sarawak'. PROCEEDINGS OF THE PREHISTORIC SOCIETY, 68 :147-164. [Details]
Boivin, N., Korisettar, R., Venkatasubbaiah, P. C., Lewis, H., Havanur, D., Malagyannavar, K. & Chincholi, S. ; (2002) 'Exploring Neolithic and Megalithic South India: the Bellary District archaeological project'. ANTIQUITY, 76 :937-938. [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2002) 'An investigation of ancient cultivation remains at Hengistbury Head Site 6, Christchurch, Dorset'. PROCEEDINGS OF THE PREHISTORIC SOCIETY, 68 :83-102. [Details]

Other Journals

Lewis, H., Langford, M., Scott-Jackson, W. & Bishop, S.; (2006) 'Geo-archaeological and environmental survey. In Durham, B., Briscoe, R. & McKewan, C. 'The Binsey Boat: a post-medieval story of the Thames at Port Meadow, Oxford'' Oxoniensia 71 :447-449. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Lock, G., Gosden, C., Daly, P., Bukach, D, Kamash, Z., Levick, P, Majewski, J., Raven, S., Bendall, L., Harrison, J., Lewis, H., Otiende, E., Iminjili, V. & Yeates, S. ; (2006) 'The Vale and Ridgeway Project: Excavations at Marcham/Frilford 2005' South Midlands Archaeology 36 . Available Online [Details]
Gosden, C., Lock, G., Bailey, R., Bukach, D., Fluck, H., Harrison, J., Kamash, Z., Langford, M., Levick, P., Lewis, H., Majewski, J., Raven, S., Smallridge, J., Warry, P., Wheeler, C. & Yeates, S. ; (2005) 'The Vale and Ridgeway Project: Excavations at Marcham/Frilford 2004' South Midlands Archaeology 35 :94-105. [Details]
French, C., Ballantyne, R., Carrado, A., Cyganowski, C., Dodwell, N., Evans, C., Gdaniec, K., GSB Prospection, Hanks, B., Hill, JD, Lewis, H., Miracle, P., Oswald, A., Pattison, P. & Shell, C.; (2004) 'Evaluation survey and excavation at Wandlebury Ringwork, Cambridgeshire, 1994-7' PROCEEDINGS OF THE CAMBRIDGE ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY XCIII :15-66. [Details]
Barker, G., Barton, H., Bird, M., Cole, F., Daly, P., Dykes, A., Farr, L., Gilbertson, D., Higham, T., Hunt, C., Knight, S., Lewis, H., Lloyd-Smith, L., Manser, J., McLaren, S., Menotti, F., Piper, P., Pyatt, B., Rabett, R., Reynolds, T., Shimmin, J., Thompson, G. & Trickett, M.; (2003) 'The Niah Cave Project: The fourth (2003) season of fieldwork' Sarawak Museum Journal 58 (79) :45-119. Available Online [Details]
Barker, G., Barton, H., Bird, M., Cole, F., Daly, P., Doherty, C., Gilbertson, D., Hunt, C., Krigbaum, J., Lewis, H., Lloyd-Smith, L., Manser, J., Menotti, F., Paz, V., Piper, P., Pyatt, B., Rabett, R., Reynolds, T., Stephens, M., Thompson, G., Trickett, M. & Whittaker, P. ; (2002) 'The Niah Cave Project: The third (2002) season of fieldwork' Sarawak Museum Journal 57 (78) :87-154. Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2002) 'Fieldwork in Cambridgeshire 2001' Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society XCI :141-149. [Details]
French, C. A. I., Lewis, H., Allen, M. J. & Scaife, R. ; (2001) 'Palaeoenvironmental and archaeological investigations on Wyke Down and in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset, England. Interim Summary Report for 1998-9' Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society 122 :53-71. Available Online [Details]
Lewis, H. A., Malim, T. and Roberts, J.; (2001) 'Fieldwork in Cambridgeshire 2000' Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society XC :137-147. [Details]
Lewis, H., French, C. & Green, M.; (2000) 'A decorated megalith from Knowlton Henges, Dorset, England' PAST 35 :1-3. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
 

Published Reports

Carden, R; Lewis, H (2010) Preliminary assessment of the archive of faunal remains from the excavated Irish cave sites. The Heritage Council, Kilkenny, Ireland. [Details]
Davis, S., Megarry, W., Brady, C., Barton, K., Lewis, H., Mulrooney, G., Cummins, T., Guinan, L., Turner, J., Gallagher, C. and Meehan, R. With a contribution by Jordan, J.; (2010) Boyne Valley Landscapes Project. Phase III Final Report. UCD and Heritage Council, Dublin. [Details]
Lewis, H., Gallagher, C., Davis, S., Turner, J., Foster, G., Courtney, L., Goucher, K., Scaife, R., Langdon, C., Holmes, N., Mulrooney, G., Allen, M.J., Brady, C., Guinan, L., Brown, A., Cummins, T. and Meehan, R. With Contributions by K. Barton, D. Lennon and Beta Analytic Inc. ; (2009) An integrated, comprehensive GIS model of landscape evolution and land use history in the River Boyne valley. Phase II Report 2009. The Heritage Council, Online. Available Online [Details]
                         

Dissertations/Theses

Lewis, H.; (1998) The Characterisation and Interpretation of Ancient Tillage Practices through Soil Micromorphology: A Methodological Study. Dissertations/Theses [Details]
 

Reports

Lewis, H., Davis, S., Gallagher, C., Turner, J., Guinan, L., Brady, C., Brown, A., Meehan, R. and Cummins, T.; (2009) An integrated, comprehensive GIS model of landscape evolution and land use history in the River Boyne valley: phase II: interim report 2009. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H., Davis, S., Gallagher, C., Turner, J., Guinan, L., Brady, C., Brown, A., Meehan, R. and Cummins, T.; (2009) An integrated, comprehensive GIS model of landscape evolution and land use history in the River Boyne valley: phase II: interim report 2009. Reports [Details]
Davis, S.R., Megarry, W., Brady, C., Cummins, T., Guinan, L., Meehan, R., Lewis, H., Turner, J., Brown, A.G.and Gallagher, C.; (2010) Boyne Landscapes Project - interim report to the Heritage Council. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H. (2014) Knowth and Rath Maeve: progress report before sample analysis. Dublin: Reports [Details]
Paz, V., Lewis, H., Ronquillo, W., Carlos, J., Ochoa, J., Lara, M., Hernandez, V., Cuerdo, D., Mabanag, M., Robles, E., Crozier, R., O'Donnell, S. and Solheim II, W. (2013) Palawan Island Palaeohistoric Research Project Report on the 2013 Season. Reports Link to full text [Details]
Paz, V., Lewis, H., Ronquillo, W., Robles, E., Carlos, J., Lara, M., Choa, O., Tiauzon, A. O'Donnell, S., Hernandez, V., Cuerdo, D., Cayron, J., Foster, G., Marciani, G. and Solheim II, W. (2012) The Palawan Island Palaeohistoric Research Project Report on the 2012 Season. Reports Link to full text [Details]
Lewis, H. (2011) Geoarchaeology at Snusgar in 2010 (SG10 and MW09). Reports Link to full text [Details]
Paz, V., Ronquillo, W., Lewis, H., Robles, E., Hernandez, V., Carlos, J., Ragragio, A.M., Lara, M., Amano, N., O'Donnell, S., Manalo, C., Herera, M., Ochoa, J., Stojanovski, D. and Solheim II, W. (2011) Palawan Island Palaeohistoric Research Project Report on the 2011 El Nido Field Season. Reports Link to full text [Details]
Paz, V., Ronquillo, W., Lewis, H., Lape, P., Robles, E., Hernandez, V., Amano, N., Ceron, M., Cuerdo, D. and Solheim II, W. (2010) Palawan Island Palaeohistoric Research Project Report on the 2010 Field Season. Reports Link to full text [Details]
Paz, V., Ronquillo, W., Lewis, H., Carlos, J., Hernandez, V., Robles, E., Balbaligo, Y., Ochoa, J., Lara, My. Ragragio, A., Leplongeon, A. and Solheim II, W. (2009) Palawan Island Palaeohistoric Research Project Report on the 2009 El Nido Field Season. Reports Link to full text [Details]
Lewis, H., van Breda, W., Mulrooney, G., Davis, S., Gallagher, C., Turner, J. and Brown, A.; (2008) An integrated comprehensive GIS model of landscape and land-use history in the River Boyne Valley and its catchment. Second interim report to the Heritage Council. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2008) Interim report to Heritage Council re. INSTAR grant 16666: An integrated comprehensive GIS model of landscape and land-use history in the River Boyne Valley. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2008) Geoarchaeological assessment and soil micromorphology sampling at Tŷ Mawr, Holyhead. An interim report for Gwynedd Archaeological Trust. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2008) Preliminary assessment of the potential for the application of soil micromorphology to previously excavated Irish cave sites. Unpublished report for the Heritage Council (Grant No. 16267). Reports Link to full text [Details]
Paz, V., Ronquillo, W., Lewis, H., Piper, P., Carlos, J., Robles, E., Hernandez, V., Vitales, T., Ochoa, J., Reyes, T. and Xhauflair, H. (2008) Palawan Island Palaeohistoric Research Project Report on the 2008 Dewil Valley Field Season. Reports Link to full text [Details]
Lewis, H. (2007) Geoarchaeology at Snusgar, Orkney Mainland, 2007. Reports Link to full text [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) Excavation and geoarchaeology at Phou Phaa Khao Rockshelter, Luang Prabang Province, Lao PDR. Dublin: Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) Soil micromorphological study of historic implement mark features at Lincent, Belgium. Dublin: Reports Link to full text [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) Summary of Trenches 21 and 35 at Marcham/Frilford 2007. Dublin: Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) Geoarchaeological sampling at Bay of Skaill in 2006. Reports Link to full text [Details]
Lewis, H. & Bendall, L. ; (2006) Trench 24 excavations. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H., Paz, V., Kress, J., Lara, M. G., Medrana, J. G. L., Carlos, A. J., Piper, P., Hernandez, V., Barton, H., Robles, E., Vitales, T. J., Ragragio, A., Solheim II, W. & Ronquillo, W.; (2006) Early occupation at Ille Cave, New Ibajay, El Nido, Palawan, Philippines: Report on the 2005 excavation season. Reports Link to full text [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2006) Pile dwellings, drainage and deposition: preliminary soil micromorphology study of cultural deposits from underwater sties at Lake Luokesas, Molėtai Region, Lithuania. Oxford: Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2006) The Sanka Site and Shinano River Valley, Niigata Prefecture, Japan: Assessment of Geoarchaeological and Landscape Archaeology Potential. Dublin: Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2006) Geoarchaeology at Snusgar 2005. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H., Paz, V. and Ronquillo, W; (2005) The Palawan Island Prehistory Project: Joint Activities in 2004. Reports [Details]
Griffiths, D., Ovenden, S., Edgeworth, M., Lewis, H., Evans, G., Aldritt, D. & Mainland, I. ; (2005) Birsay-Skaill Landscape Archaeology Project, Orkney, 2004 Field Season, Data Structure Report. Reports [Details]
Brück, J., Johnston, R., Wickstead, H., Fyfe, R. & Lewis, H.; (2005) Shovel Down Project 2003/2004: report on assessment of potential. Reports [Details]
Brück, J., Fyfe, R., Johnston, R., Lewis, H., & Wickstead, H.; (2005) Shovel Down Project: summary report 2004. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H., Langford, M., Scott-Jackson, W. & Bishop, S; (2005) Augering near the Binsey Boat, Portmeadow, Oxford, June 2004. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2005) Micromorphological analysis of ancient agricultural soils from Gulli 8/1 Tønsberg Commune, Vestfold, Norway: preliminary assessment report. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2005) Portfolio on Learning and Teaching Archaeology in Higher Education. Reports [Details]
Bruck, J., Fyfe, R., Johnston, R., Lewis, H. & Wickstead, H. (2005) A Divided Land. Field systems, land use and society on Bronze Age Dartmoor. Updated project design. May 2005 (Revised 24 June 2005). Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2005) To see the world in a grain of sand: soil micromorphology studies of landscape and occupation history at Tabon Cave, Palawan, the Philippines. Reports [Details]
Bruck, J., Fyfe, R., Johnston, R., Lewis, H. & Wickstead, H. (2004) Shovel Down Project 2003/2004 Report of assessment of potential. Reports [Details]
Bruck, J., Fyfe, R., Johnston, R., Lewis, H., Wickstead, H. (2004) Shovel Down Project summary report 2004. Reports [Details]
Brück, J., Johnston, R., Wickstead, H., Fyfe, R. & Lewis, H; (2004) A divided land: field systems, land use and society on Bronze Age Dartmoor. Project design. Reports [Details]
French, C., Scaife, R., Allen, M. & Lewis, H.; (2004) Durrington Walls: On-site soil micromorphology and the River Avon valley environs. Reports [Details]
Hart, A.-M. & Lewis, H.; (2004) Soil micromorphological investigations into the construction and landscape histories of Bronze Age oak coffin burial mounds in Denmark: experimental mound studies, interim report. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2004) The soil micromorphological potential of cultural sediments from cave sites in Island Southeast Asia: progress report on work at Niah, Ille and Tabon Caves. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2004) Three core samples from the underwater later prehistoric sites at Lake Luokesas, Moletai Region, Lithuania. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2004) Preliminary report on the analysis of soil micromorphological samples from Tabon Cave, Quezon, Palawan, Philippines. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2004) Geoarchaeology at Marcham/Frilford 2004. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2004) Castle of Snusgar and Bay of Skaill: preliminary exploration and statement of potential for geoarchaeological landscape approaches. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2004) Relating land use to the development of coaxial field systems: preliminary geoarchaeological investigations at Gray Hill, Caerwent, Wales, and Shovel Down, Dartmoor, England. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2004) Notes on the arrangement of decorated and ringing stones at HGD Area D Structure C. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2004) Exploring the ancient terraces of Bellary District, Karnataka, South India: preliminary report on fieldwork at Hiregudda, near Sanganakallu. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2004) Report on stay at ANU Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, April-May 2004. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H., Janardhana B. & Malagyannavar, K; (2004) Exploring the ancient terraces of Bellary District: interim report on fieldwork in Area D. Reports [Details]
Lloyd-Smith, L., Boivin, N., Fuller, D., Lewis, H., Meece, S. & Whittaker, P; (2004) Sanganakallu-Kupgal Fieldwork Handbook. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2004) Assessment of three thin sections from Samaca H-13, Río Ica, Peru. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H. & Hart, A. M; (2003) Soil micromorphology at Skelhøj and Tobøl I, Ribe Amt., South Jutland, Denmark (NMI 8282/02): initial sampling of the Early Bronze Age barrow mounds. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2003) Soil micromorphological study of a spade mark in Pit 77. Cambridge: Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2003) Soil micromorphology and geoarchaeology at Parknabinnia Court Tomb (Clare Megalith 153), Co. Clare, Ireland. Reports Link to full text [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2003) The soil micromorphological potential of cultural deposits from cave sites in Island Southeast Asia: the second season of sampling at Niah. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2003) The soil micromorphological potential of cultural deposits from cave sites in Island Southeast Asia: progress report on sampling at Tabon Cave, the Philippines, March 2003. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2003) Report on micromorphology samples from the 2000 excavations at Longstones Field, Beckhampton. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2003) Marcham/Frilford 2003: the 'amphitheatre', buried soils, general notes on the site, and report of soil micromorphology sampling. Reports [Details]
French, C. A. I., Lewis, H. A., Allen, M. J. & Scaife, R. G. ; (2003) Fieldwork report on the Wyke Down Project 2003. Reports [Details]
French, C. & Lewis, H. ; (2003) The Dorset Cursus excavations on Wyke and Bottlebush Downs (2001): soil micromorphology of the associated buried soils and cursus ditch deposits. Reports [Details]
Boivin, N., Lewis, H. & Korisettar, R.; (2003) Bellary District, S. India 2002 Project Soil Micromorphology Samples. Reports [Details]
French, C. A. I., Lewis, H. A., Allen, M. J. & Scaife, R. G; (2002) 2002 fieldwork report on the Wyke Down Project. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2002) Report on fieldwork and soil micromorphology sampling conducted in 2002 at Niah Cave, Sarawak, Malaysia and Ille Cave, Palawan, the Philippines. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H. & French, C. ; (2002) Looking for prehistoric settlement in the Allen Valley: report on the Knowlton Environs Project 2002. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2001) Excavation and soil micromorphological investigations of ancient tilled soils at Hengistbury Head Site 6 (Dragonfly Ponds), Christchurch, Dorset. Reports [Details]
French, C. & Lewis, H. A; (2001) The Knowlton Environs Project: interim summary report for 2001. Reports [Details]
French, C. A. I., Lewis, H. A., Allen, M. J. & Scaife, R. G.; (2001) Yearly fieldwork report on the Wyke Down Project 2001. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2001) Bevaix Le Clos du Château and Les Chenevières Micromorphology Report/Rapport Micromorphologique. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2001) Soil micromorphology sampling at Parknabinnia Court Tomb (Clare Megalith 153), July 2001. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H. ; (2001) Knowlton 1994 (KWC 94) southern circle excavation soil micromorphology report. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H. (2001) Spade marks at Bradley Fen, Cambridgeshire. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2000) The soil micromorphology of feature fills from Perry Oaks (WPR) and the Northern Taxiway (GIA) sites ' assessment recommending further work. Reports [Details]
French, C. & Lewis, H.; (2000) Palaeoenvironmental and archaeological investigations of Neolithic and Bronze Age land surfaces on Wyke Down and in the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset, England. Summary report for 2000. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2000) Summary report on auger assessment of a mound near Sutton (SMR No. 10255). Reports [Details]
French, C., Lewis, H., Allen, M., Scaife, R., Gardiner, J., Green, M. & GSB Prospection; (1999) Wyke Down and the upper Allen valley, Cranborne Chase, Dorset, England: Summary report on the 1998 and 1999 investigations. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (1999) Micromorphological Investigations of Soils Tilled with Reconstructed Ancient Implements at Lejre Historisk-Arkæologisk Forsøgscenter, Denmark. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (1999) Soil micromorphological study of a spade mark from Wandlebury. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H. (1999) Micromorphological study of ridge-and-furrow remains at Watson¿s Lane, Little Thetford, Cambridgeshire. Reports Link to full text [Details]
Lewis, H. & French, C.; (1999) Preliminary report on fieldwork carried out in Wyke Down and the Allen Valley in July 1999. Reports [Details]
French, C. A. I., Lewis, H. A., Allen, M. J., Scaife, R. G., GSB Prospection & Gardiner, J; (1998) Summary report on the 1998 assessment of Barrows 34 and 41, Chalkpit Field, Down Farm, Gussage St. Michael, Dorset. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (1998) Summary report on the buried soils and turf mounds from Wyke Down barrows 34 and 41. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (1997) Preliminary field report on the excavations of two (1m2) pits at Hengistbury Head Site 6 (Dragonfly Ponds), Dorset. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H.; (1995) Trench 10 Watson's Lane, Little Thetford. Reports [Details]
Lewis, H. & French, C.; (1995) The soil micromorphological analyses. Reports [Details]
French, C. & Lewis, H.; (1995) The Fengate Depot site: the micromorphological analysis of the buried soil. Reports [Details]
       

Abstract

Lewis, H., White, J. & Bouasisengpaseuth, B. (2013) A buried jar site and its destruction: Tham An Mah cave, Luang Prabang Province, Lao PDR. (Conference abstract). Bangkok: Abstract [Details]
   

Electronic Publication

Carden, R. and Lewis, H. (2010) Preliminary assessment of the archive of faunal remains from excavated Irish cave sites. Online at ResearchGate: Electronic Publication [Details]

Book Reviews

Lewis, H.; (2006) Review of The Burren and the Aran Islands: Exploring the Archaeology by Carleton Jones. Archaeological Review from Cambridge: Book Reviews Available Online [Details]
           

Consultancy

Lewis, H.; (2007) Geoarchaeological assessment of sites on the N9/N10 and M8/N8 routeways. Dublin: Consultancy [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2007) Geoarchaeological assessment of the Lismullin site, A0008/021 & E3074, M3 Clonee-Kells Motorway. Dublin: Consultancy [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2006) A4146 Stoke Hammond and Linslade Western Bypass, Site A: Soil micromorphology assessment. Oxford: Consultancy [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2005) Field assessment of soils at Guiting Manor Farm, Guiting Power, Gloucestershire. Oxford: Consultancy [Details]
Lewis, H.; (2005) Micromorphological analysis of ancient agricultural soils from Gulli 8/1, Tønsberg Commune, Vestfold, Norway. Oxford: Consultancy [Details]
     

Monographs:- Non Peer Reviewed

Framework Archaeology, Lewis, J., Brown, F., Batt, A., Cooke, N. Barrett, J., Every, R., Mepham, L., Brown, K., Cramp, K., Lawson, A. J., Roe, F., Allen, S., Petts, D., McKinley, J. I., Carruthers, W. J., Challinor, D., Wiltshire, P., Robinson, M., Lewis, H. A. & Bates, M. R.; (2006) Landscape Evolution in the Middle Thames Valley. Heathrow Terminal 5 Excavations Volume 1, Perry Oaks. Oxford & Salisbury: Monographs:- Non Peer Reviewed [Details]
                                                             

Research

Research Interests

Research funding:

2016 Geoarchaeology and traditions of practice in the EU and USA: gaps in (inter)national standards and training in cultural resources management. PI. USD 18,135. (Fulbright - Geological Survey of Ireland Award).

2013 Attendance at Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association (IPPA) Congress, Siem Reap, Cambodia, Jan 12-18, 2014. PI. Euros 1,283 (UCD Seed Funding SF866).

2013 Publication contribution for proceedings from European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists (EurASEAA) 14th International Conference, hosted by UCD School of Archaeology in 2012. PI. Euros 1,840 (UCD Seed Funding).

2012 Visiting scholar from University of Washington Anthropology; matching funds from UCD. PI. Euros 5,200 (UCD Seed Funding).

2012 EurASEAA14 Wenner-Gren Conference grant. PI. USD 15,000. (Wenner-Gren Foundation)

2011 Assistance for major international conference: European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists (EurASEAA14), Dublin, Sept. 2012. PI. Euros 6,000. (IRCHSS)

2011 Global communication from Ireland to Asia: technical support for the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists (EurASEAA14) meeting, September 18-21, 2012. PI. Euros 3,000 (College of Arts and Celtic Studies, University College Dublin)

2010 The heritage of Irish cave sites: assessing current models of ancient environmental change. PI. Euros 10,000 (Heritage Council Research Grants Scheme) 

2010 An integrated, comprehensive GIS model of landscape evolution and land use history in the River Boyne valley Phase III. Co-investigator. (Euros 33,000 (Heritage Council INSTAR)

2009 An integrated, comprehensive GIS model of landscape evolution and land use history in the River Boyne valley Phase II.PI. Euros 73,000. (Heritage Council INSTAR)

2008 An integrated, comprehensive GIS model of landscape evolution and land use history in the River Boyne valley. PI. Euros 78,500. (Heritage Council INSTAR)

2008 Regional modelling of Pleistocene-Holocene palaeoenvironmental change, sea level rise and cultural adaptation in archaeologically important landscapes on Palawan Island, Philippines. PI. Euros 14,950. (UCD Seed Funding SF260)

2008 Strengthening the future of Southeast Asian archaeology: investigating prehistoric settlement of the Middle Mekong Basin. Co-investigator. USD 300,000. (Henry Luce Foundation)

2007-2010 The cultured rainforest: long-term human ecological histories in the highlands of Borneo. Named researcher (G. Barker P.I.). UK £461,344.  (AHRC).

2007 A soil micromorphological approach to ancient environmental history and archaeological use of cave sites in Ireland: assessment of potential and state of preservation of archaeological cave sediments. PI. Euros 6,660. (Heritage Council Archaeology Grant 16267)

2007 Early Medieval Landscapes Project: from data to knowledge. Associate PI (A. O¿Sullivan P.I.). Euros 22,838

2007 Geoarchaeology of cave occupation sites in the Middle Mekong. PI. Euros 3,200. (UCD Seed Funding)

2006 Early occupation and environment at Ille Cave, Palawan. Joint investigator (M. Bird, PI). Funding for 8 dates awarded (c. UK £2,760 value). (NERC/Orads)

2006 An archaeological study of Bronze Age land enclosure on Shovel Down and environs, Dartmoor. Named researcher (R. Johnston PI). UK £7,305. (British Academy Small Research Grant).

2006 Prehistoric landscapes of the Shinano River drainage. Named researcher (S. Kaner, PI). UK £7,230. (British Academy Small Research Grant).

2005-2007 The early peopling of Island Southeast Asia: a new early occupation site at Ille Cave, El Nido, Palawan, the Philippines. PI. UK £18,673. (British Academy Larger Grants)

1997-2003 Archaeological and palaeo-environmental investigations of Cranborne Chase, Dorset and Knowlton Environs Project. RA (named researcher - C. French PI). (AHRB, British Academy (SG30030) & McDonald Institute (2001, 2002))  


Current research projects

Palawan Island Prehistory Project (British Academy, Evans Fund, Solheim Foundation, Coral Bay Nickel Mine, UCD Seed Funding, IRCHSS, Luce Foundation) 

Birsay-Skaill Landscape Project (Orkney Islands Council)

Middle Mekong Archaeology Project (Luce Foundation, University of Pennsylvania Museum, UCD Seed Funding) 

Shinano River Landscape Project (Sainsbury Foundation, British Academy)

Boyne Valley Landscape Project (Heritage Council)

Skelhoj Bronze Age round barrow (National Museum of Denmark, Lejre Research Center)  


Additional research and public outreach sites:

UCD School of Archaeology facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/UCD-School-of-Archaeology/138793279477130

UCD Archaeological Sciences facebook https://www.facebook.com/ucdarchaeologicalsciences


EurASEAA14 facebook https://www.facebook.com/EurASEAA14

Soil micromorphology in archaeology facebook http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=25311198697
 

Developing International Geoarchaeology: http://www.developinginternationalgeoarchaeology.org/first.html

Research Projects

Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : 2016 Internal funding scheme
Start Date / End Date : 02-DEC-16 / 01-DEC-19
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : OBRSS Research Support Scheme
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-16 / 31-OCT-19
Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : Reconstructing activity patterns, behaviour, and occupational phases of early modern humans in the southern Caucasus, 37,000-10,000 years ago.
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-15 / 30-SEP-17
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Publication contribution for proceedings from European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists (EurASEAA) 14th International Conference, hosted by UCD School of Archaeology in 2012
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-13 / 31-OCT-14
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Attendance at Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association (IPPA) Congress, Siem Reap, Cambodia, Jan 12-18, 2014
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-13 / 31-OCT-14
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Visiting scholar from University of Washington Anthropology; matching funds from UCD
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-12 / 31-OCT-13
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Title : Assistance for major international conference: European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists (EurASEAA14), Dublin, Sept. 2012
Start Date / End Date : 19-DEC-11 / 31-MAR-12
Sponsor : Wenner-Gren Foundation
Title : EurASEAA14 Wenner-Gren Conference grant
Start Date / End Date : 15-MAR-12 / 21-DEC-12
Sponsor : The Heritage Council
Title : The heritage of Irish cave sites: Assessing current models of ancient environmental change
Start Date / End Date : 28-FEB-10 / 30-NOV-10
Sponsor : The Heritage Council
Title : An integrated, comprehensive GIS model of landscape evolution and land use history in the River Boyne valley: Phase 2
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUN-09 / 31-DEC-09
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Title : Strand 2: Visiting Fellowship
Start Date / End Date : 31-DEC-08 / 31-DEC-09
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Regional Modelling of Pleistocene-Holocene palaeoenvironmental change, sea level rise and cultural adapation in archaeologically important landscapes on Palawan Island, Philippines
Start Date / End Date : 26-MAY-08 / 01-DEC-09
Sponsor : The Heritage Council
Title : An integrated, comprehensive GIS model of landscape evolution and landuse history in the River Boyne Valley
Start Date / End Date : 05-MAY-08 / 05-DEC-08

Recent Postgraduates

Current Postgraduate Students

Thomas Collin, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Secondary Supervisor

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

To encourage and enable students to pursue their goals through example, exploration, participation in and engagement with the subject. Engaging with knowledge-base, theory and methods through practice brings the most satisfying and profound learning, because it stimulates curiosity, argument and innovation.

Modules Coordinated

201700   ARCH40730     Archaeology: Research Prehistoric Archaeol.
201700   ARCH40800     Archaeology: MA Dissertation
201700   ARCH40760     Archaeology: How to Research Archaeology
201700   ARCH40810     Archaeology: MA Research Placement
201700   ARCH40640     Archaeology: Teaching Practical Arch Skills
201700   ARCH41140     Archaeology: MSc Dissertation

Enhancement of Teaching

In 2004 I completed the Post-graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (University of Oxford), researching field-based learning in undergraduates and how mature students learn through practice. While at Oxford I completed a number of training courses in teaching, learning and assessment styles, aims and effectiveness, and was involved in teaching peer-review. At UCD I have taught in small- and large-group, field- and laboratory-based and lecture hall situations, and have brought learning through practice into most of my courses. As Teaching and Learning officer for three years, I participated in university seminars and workshops on enhancing learning at the university, which introduced me to current and desired practice at UCD; I have particularly engaged with ideas discussed on small-group learning in large groups (e.g. in ARCH20110), and experiential learning. Based on feedback, I was greatly involved in the re-organisation of archaeology degrees and course offerings, and brought my international research experience into our teaching, using case studies from across the globe, developing part-modules on global archaeology, and new courses (e.g. Southeast and East Asian Archaeology). My involvement in research field training of postgraduate students from Southeast Asia, Europe and the USA, through my project in the Philippines, and field training of national museum staff in Laos, along with my past professional life, have enhanced my understanding of practice and community education in the global heritage sector; drawing on this experience has, I believe, made my teaching at UCD more relevant regarding archaeology both outside and inside 'the academy'.

Review and Enhancement of Curriculum

As Teaching and Learning officer in Archaeology from 2007-2010 I played a lead role in the review of undergraduate archaeology degrees and diplomas, partly in response to creating the new BSc in Archaeology and Geology (for which I have been the archaeology lead since 2007), partly in relation to the flattening of Level 2 in the College of Arts & Celtic Studies, and also partly in response to peer review of our degrees (internal departmental review, external assessment exercise). As a School, we reduced our overall course offerings, while enhancing the content of remaining courses with the aims of: bringing more practice and research into our teaching, making our teaching more internationally relevant and informed, and ensuring learning progression within and between the three years of our degrees. We also informally reviewed students at entry- and exit-levels, soliciting information on why students choose archaeology, why they stay in archaeology, and where they go when they complete our degree; as part of this we established a staff-student liaison committee, on which I serve. This is ongoing research, with the aim of further enhancing student learning in archaeology; we have already reviewed issues of developing transferable skills and have established degree pathways to encourage students to experience a range of subjects within our multidisciplinary study area. The BSc in Archaeology and Geology was created directly out of my position at UCD. Where more than one geoarchaeologist is on staff, universities have created successful programmes in this field (e.g. Reading, Sheffield); due to teaching restrictions we have instead created a joint degree which gives students the core courses in both fields, along with two courses aiming to bring the two disciplines together.We are reviewing ways to develop an MA/MSc in this field or in Archaeological Sciences, to directly compete with UK institutions.

Developing as a Teacher

The largest measurable contribution to this was my completion of the Post-graduate Diploma in Higher Education Learning and Teaching (University of Oxford 2002-4). This course covered aspects ranging from teaching and learning theory, course and programme development, international research in assessment and learning, through to interacting with individual students. Research for my final project on how undergraduates learn in fieldschools, focusing on experiential learning, practice and problem-based learning, small group learning, and the importance of the social experience of learning, has greatly influenced my teaching philosophy. At UCD I have attended seminars on similar issues, focusing on the particulars of this university, its degree structures and its students, and has greatly enhanced the more theoretical nature of the diploma by adding working practice, as well as anchoring my experience as Teaching and Learning officer (2007-2010). The increased success of my Asian projects, which include training and supervising post-graduate students from all over Asia, Europe and the USA, and museum professionals in Asia has enhanced my UCD teaching, through increased awareness of student-led learning outcomes, different systems of practice, and public engagement, and has led me to develop a course in SE & E Asian Archaeology (ARCH30230).

Innovation & Leadership

I was Teaching and Learning Officer during a time of great change in our programmes, and am the lead on the joint Archaeology-Geology BSc, and in developing environmental archaeology courses at UCD. I also focus on our international profile through research, postgraduate exchange, expanding international archaeology teaching, and hosting the EurASEAA 14 international conference, aiming to develop our reputation as a centre for international archaeological study and research, which I will pursue further in my current role as International Officer.

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

BOYNE GIS LANDSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY PROJECT
Stephen Davis (UCD Archaeology
), Gerald Foster (ex-UCD Geography & Archaeology), Colman Gallagher (UCD Geography), Naomi Holmes (ex-UCD Archaeology), Jonathan Turner (UCD Geography), Donal Lennon (Urban Institute Ireland), Gareth Mulrooney (ex-UCD Archaeology), Wesley van Breda (ex- UCD Geography & Archaeology), Loreto Guinan (Meath Co. Council), Conor Brady (Dundalk), Anthony Brown (Southampton), Robert Meehan (Talamhireland), Michael J. Allen (Allen Environmental Archaeology), Robert Scaife (Southampton), Catherine Langdon (Southampton), Kevin Barton (Landscape and Geophysical Services), Beta Analytic Inc., Jessica Smyth (UCD Archaeology), Will Megarry (ex-UCD Archaeology)
 
POTENTIAL OF IRISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL CAVE DEPOSITS
Patrizia La Piscopia (ex-UCD Archaeology), Ruth Carden (UCD Archaeology)
 

Past internal collaborations
EARLY MEDIEVAL LANDSCAPES PROJECT: FROM DATA TO KNOWLEDGE: Prof. Aidan O Sullivan (PI; UCD Archaeology), Dr. John O Neill, Mr Conor McDermott (UCD Archaeology), Dr Robert Sands (UCD Archaeology) 
 
 

External Collaborators

PALAWAN ISLAND PALAEO- AND PREHISTORY PROJECT:
Victor Paz (U of the Philippines Diliman), Wilfredo Ronquillo (National Museum of the Philippines), Wilhelm Solheim II (UP Diliman; deceased), Peter Lape (U Washington), Vito Hernandez (UP Diliman), Emil Robles (UP Diliman), Jane Carlos (UP Diliman), Myra Lara (UP Diliman), Timothy Vitales (National Museum of the Philippines), Arvin Acosta (El Nido Tourism Board), Michael Bird, Jun Cayron (Palawan State U), Janine Ochoa (Cambridge), Andrea Ragragio (Leiden), Michelle Eusebio (UP Diliman), Pauline Basillia (UP Diliman), Donna Arriola (ex-UP Diliman), Jonathan Kress, Hermine Xhauflair (Cambridge), Lindsay Lloyd-Smith (Cambridge), Lace Thornberg (ex-Burke Museum), Mindy Ceron (ex-UP Diliman), John Krigbaum (Florida Gainesville), Shawn O'Donnell (Cambridge), Huw Barton (Leicester), Aude Favereau (UP Diliman), Eliza Romualdez-Valtos (UP Diliman), Phil Piper (ANU), Eusebio Dizon (Nat. Mus. Philippines), Jack Medrana (UP Diliman), Alfred Pawluk (Tuebingen & UP Diliman), Mark Medrana (UP Diliman), Andrew Cowan (ex-Washington), Kim Rice (ex-UCD Archaeology), Patrizia La Piscopia (ex-UCD Archaeology), Margaret Williams (UCD Archaeology), Vanessa Johnston (ex-UCD Earth Sciences), Frank McDermott (UCD Earth Sciences), Emma Conlon (UCD Medicine), Mr. David McGahan (ex-UCD Medicine), Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art (Oxford) 

BIRSAY-SKAIL LANDSCAPE PROJECT
David Griffiths (PI: Oxford), Ingrid Mainland (Bradford), Jane Harris (Oxford), Diane Alldritt (Archaeobotanical Services Glasgow), Orkney College Geophysics Unit, Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art (Oxford), Historic Scotland, Margaret Williams (ex-UCD Archaeology)

MIDDLE MEKONG ARCHAEOLOGICAL PROJECT
Joyce White (UPenn Museum), Bounheuang Bouasisengpaseuth (National Museum Lao PDR), Katherine Arrell (Leeds), Huw Barton (Leicester), Korokot Boonlop (Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre), Sureeratana Bubpha (Thammasat), Elizabeth Hamilton (UPenn Museum), Benjamin Marwick (Washington), Andrew Cowan (Washington), Gillian Thompson (Bradford), Phil Piper (ANU), Isa Piper (ANU), Patrizia La Piscopia (ex-UCD School of Archaeology) 

SOIL MICROMORPHOLOGY: ASIA
Dr. Armand Mijares (U Philippines)  http://www.upd.edu.ph/~asp/faculty/armandmijares.html

THE ALS ARCHAEOLOGICAL PROJECT, DENMARK, 1995-2006: Prof. Marie-Louise Stig Sorenson (PI; Cambridge), Dr. J.D. Hill (British Museum), Dr. Samantha Lucy (Cambridge Archaeological Unit) 
 


PAST EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS
NIAH CAVE PROJECT, 2002-2016: Prof. Graeme Barker (PI; Cambridge), Lucy Farr (Cambridge), Prof. David Gilbertson, Dr. Mark Stevens, Dr. Huw Barton (Leicester), Dr. Lindsay Lloyd-Smith (Cambridge), Dr. John Krigbaum (Florida Gainsville), Dr. Tim Reynolds (Birkbeck), 
 
WYKE DOWN PROJECT, CRANBORNE CHASE, DORSET, 1997-2003: Charles French (PI; Cambridge), Michael J. Allen (Wessex Archaeology), Rob Scaife (Southampton), Martin Green (Wyke Down), Julie Gardiner (Wessex Archaeology), Kasia Gdaniec (Cambridge Archaeology), Julie Boreham (Earthworks), Roger Palmer (Air Photo Services Cambridge), Lidia Zuk (Air Photo Services Cambridge), GSB Prospection, L. Burnett, P. White, Beta Analytic Inc. (AHRB, British Academy, McDonald Institute funded)

SHOVEL DOWN PROJECT, DARTMOOR: Joanna Bruck (Bristol), Robert Johnston (Sheffield), Helen Wickstead, Ralph Fyfe (Plymouth), T.P. Roland (Plymouth), Graeme Warren (UCD Archaeology), Chris Stevens (Wessex Archaeology) 

FRILFORD AND MARCHAM ROMANO-BRITISH TEMPLE EXCAVATIONS AND FIELD SCHOOL: Gary Lock (ex-Oxford; co-PI), Chris Gosden (Oxford; co-PI)

BINSEY BOAT PROJECT: