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Institute welcomes 'bumper' number of new academic and research staff

7 November 2013

UCL Institute of Archaeology (Image courtesy of Lisa Daniel)

A 'bumper' number of new academic and research staff were welcomed to the Institute at the beginning of the 2013-14 session.


  • Caitlin O'Grady joins the Institute from the University of Delaware as the new Lecturer in Conservation. Caitlin's research interests include art conservation, conservation education and science, disaster response and collection survey, analysis and conservation of Maya wall paintings, ceramics.
  • Yijie Zhuang joins the Institute from the University of Oxford as the new Lecturer in Chinese Archaeology. Yijie's reseach interests include geoarchaeology, early agriculture, ecological diversity and landscape change in the early Neolithic of North China.

New research staff & Teaching Fellows

Due to significant research grant success, the Institute is pleased to welcome (and in some cases, welcome back!) the following new researchers and Teaching Fellows supported by awards received from the AHRC, British Academy, EU, ERC, Leverhulme Trust, SSHRC (Canada) and other funders:

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is one of the very few places in the world that is actively pursuing research on a truly global scale and has an outstanding record training doctoral and postdoctoral researchers.