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Welcome to the Durham University Media Guide to Expertise, a resource for journalists seeking informed comment on a wide variety of topical issues.

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World perspectives & techniques

Parent category: History & Archaeology

Prof Ian Bailiff

Professor, Department of Archaeology

Durham X-ray Centre

Specialist expertise:

  • archaeological dating techniques
  • measuring radiation dose due to accidents

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Professor John Chapman

Professor, Department of Archaeology

Telephone: +44 (0)191 33 41122

Specialist expertise:

  • archaeological theory
  • field survey techniques
  • past aspects (prehistory)
  • prehistory of Central and Eastern Europe

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Professor Douglas James Davies

Professor, Department of Theology and Religion

Telephone: 0191 33 43943

Fellow, Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

Telephone: +44 (0)191 33 43943

Home telephone: +44 (0) 191 3757697

Specialist expertise:

  • Death ritual and belief

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Dr Pam Graves

Senior Lecturer, Department of Archaeology

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Centre for 17th-Century Studies

Specialist expertise:

  • archaeological theory
  • archeology of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • medieval urban and religious archaeology
  • medieval window glass/ stained glass
  • post-medieval urban and religious archaeology

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Dr Gleider I Hernández

Lecturer, Durham Law School

Human Rights Centre

Law and Global Justice

Islam, Law and Modernity

Specialist expertise:

  • Public International Law: the law regulating international relations, the United Nations, and all matters of international concern.

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Dr Andrew R Millard

Senior Lecturer, Department of Archaeology

Telephone: +44 (0)191 33 41147

Specialist expertise:

  • analysis of bones for diet
  • applications of chemistry in archaeology
  • applications of chemistry to archaeology
  • archaeological information from soil chemistry
  • chemical analysis of bones
  • dating techniques
  • statistics in archaeology

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