|2011-2014||Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology & the Faculty of Archaeology, University of Leiden
|2011||Institute of Archaeology, University College London
MSc in Environmental Archaeology
|2010||University College Cork
Bachelor of Arts Degree BA in Archaeology & Folklore
|Project:||Testing Late Natufian sediments for evidence of plant exploitation with phytolith analysis at Raqefet Cave, Isreal.
With: Arlene M Rosen, University of Texas at Austin. Dani Nadel, University of Haifa.
|Project:||Phytolith analysis of medieval sediments from Tulsk and Cairns Co., Roscommon, Ireland.
With: Ingelise Stuijts, Niall Brady, Brian Shanahan, Discovery Programme, Ireland.
|Project:||Depositional environment reconstruction at a pre-Arawak site at Angostura, Puerto Rico. With: Isabel Rivera-Collazo, Shamim Ullah, Juan Jose Garcia-Granero Fos, Silvia Amicone, Jessie George, Mirah Burgener, Vaidotas Suncovas University College London.|
Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards:
Doctoral research fellowship funded by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Travel bursary for the International Microarchaeology Student Workshop in the Weizmann Institute, Israel.
Awarded William Butler Yeats Medal (Undergraduate Award of Ireland) in Archaeological Studies by Mary Robinson in 2010.
Robert Gardiner scholarship from the University of Cambridge 2010-2013 (declined).
Institute of Archaeology Masters Award by University College London in 2010.
Awarded University College scholar in Arts scholarship in 2010.
Honorary title of University College Cork Scholar awarded in 2nd & 3rd year as an undergraduate student at UCC.
- Phytolith analysis (Old World plant species)
- Macro-Botanical identification (Old World plant species)
- Grain-Size analyses of sediments
- Loss on Ignition (Organic matter & carbonate determinations)
- Phosphate Analysis
- Magnetic Susceptibility
- MSc Degree representative at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL 2010-11.
- Member of the Institute of Archaeology’s teaching committee 2010-11.