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Arts and Humanities Research Council
CDA British Museum

Julia Ankenbrand

University of Leeds

Working together: community co-production of collections dnowledge and display at a national Museum

Anna Barrett

Durham University

The impact of sociocultural and environmental change on air quality and respiratory health in the 4thCataract, Sudan: a bioarchaeological perspective

Ali Bennett

University College London

Collecting in East Africa: from the end of exploration to colonisation and settlement

Qin Cao

University of Oxford

Chinese weapons and warfare in Shang (c.1600-1050 B.C.) and Western Zhou (c.1050- 771 B.C.) Societies: significance, value and identity

Helen Chittock

University of Southampton

The aesthetics of the everyday in Iron Age East Yorkshire

Jack Davy

University College London

Miniaturisation and material culture

Lloyd de Beer

University of East Anglia

Alabaster carvings of medieval England in their Wider Context

Charlotte Dixon

University of Southampton

Sailing the monsoon winds in miniature: model boats as evidence for boat building technologies, cultures and collecting

Eloise Donnelly

University of Cambridge

Collecting Renaissance decorative arts and the making of the modern museum 1850 - 1900

John Ford

University of Reading

Ringing the changes: the social significance of finger-rings in Roman Britain

David Francis

University College London

Narrative, identity and the museum visitor experience

Kate Fulcher

University College London

Colour in the New Kingdom town: the technology of painted vernacular architecture at Amara West and Tell el-Amarna

Agnes Henriksen

University College London

Domesticating the Sumerians in Mandate Iraq (1922-1934)

Gumring Hkangda


Thick provenance: interactions between European and local collecting practices refracted through the lens of the mainland Southeast Asia material at the British Museum

Naomi Lebens

Courtauld Institute of Art

Prints in play: printed games and the fashioning of social roles in early modern Europe

Alexandra Magub

School of Oriental and African Studies

Political and religious ideologies on Parthian coins from the 2nd and 1st centuries BC

Elizabeth Norton

University of Southampton

Polished axes: object biographies and the writing of world prehistories

Felicity Roberts

King’s College London

“Observation of matters of fact”: Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753), collecting and the making of natural history

Robert Rock

University of Hertfordshire

Criminal skill: counterfeiting the coin in eighteenth century Britain and Ireland

Seonaid Rogers

University of Nottingham

Site-seeing: postcards of the Middle East & the visual construction of place, 1890s to 1990s

Nicholas Salmon

Birkbeck College, University of London

Between Asia and Europe: Mediterranean networks and island identity on Rhodes, 8th to 5th centuries BC

Duncan Shields

De Montfort University

Alfred Maudslay, photography and archaeology: process, meaning and effect

Daniel Simpson

Royal Holloway, University of London

The Royal Navy and colonial collecting in Australia, c.1820-1870

Naomi Speakman

The Courtauld Institute of Art

Gothic ivories: evidence from the collections of the British Museum

Jessica Stitt

University of Oxford

Operational management in heritage: optimising preservation in the context of development and use of collections

Rachael Sycamore

University of Leicester

My project will investigate the practice of metalworking hoarding across Britain in the Roman period using spatial analysis and collections from the British Museum

Robert Webley

University of York

Conquest and continuity: characterising portable metalwork in Late Saxon and Anglo-Norman England, AD 900-1200

Rebecca Whiting

University College London

Human behaviour and adaptation during a period of cultural, social and environmental change: the dental anthropology of the inhabitants of the 4th Cataract, Sudan

Rachel Wilkinson

University of Leicester

Iron Age metalwork hoards in Britain

Sophie Adams

University of Leicester

A study of late Hallstatt and early-middle La Tène brooches in Britain

Alison Clark

Kings College London

Historicising the British Museum's Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection

Robert Davis

University of Reading

Palaeolithic archaeology of the Solent River: human occupation in its stratigraphic context 2

Kirsten Halliday

University College London

Chimu state art

Marcus Hatch

Queen Mary College, London

Palaeolithic archaeology of the Solent River: human occupation in its stratigraphic context 1

Jack Mockford

University of Hertfordshire

Paper money, forgers and forgery, 1776-1826

Katie Robbins

University of Southampton

How representative is the Portable Antiquities Scheme database?

Melanie Rimmer

University of Cardiff

The corrosion of archaeological iron

Michelle Statton

University College London

Dress, adornment and identity in Late Iron Age and Roman Britain

Philippa Walton

University College London

Roman coin loss patterns from the PAS

Helen Wilson

University of Manchester

Interventive conservation of black-dyed organic materials – the problem of metal-polyphenol complexes