Philip Riris
  • p.riris@ucl.ac.uk
  • Direct: +44 (0)20 7679 4735
  • Internal: 24735
  • Room 206
  • UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY UK

Philip Riris

Research Interests

Archaeological spatial data, Landscape archaeology, South American archaeology, GIS methodologies.


  • Project member, Promoting digital solutions to rock and cave art research (University of Southampton), British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant, UK/Spain/Portugal 2014-2015
  • Survey team member, Ra’s al-Hadd project (British Museum), Ash Sharqiyah,Oman, January 2014
  • Co-PI (with Rafael Corteletti), Urubici Digital Rock Art project, (University of Southampton and University of São Paulo), Urubici, Brazil, August 2013
  • Principal Investigator, Piray Mini Exploration project, (University of Southampton) Misiones, Argentina, June-July 2013. Joint INAPL (Argentina) and University of Southampton project

Research Directory Records

Professional Memberships

  • Member – Society for American Archaeology
  • Affiliate Member – Institute for Archaeologists
  • Peer reviewer – The Rosetta Journal
  • Review College – Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology
  • Weblog Editor for 2013-2014 – Archaeological Computing Research Group blog: http://acrg.soton.ac.uk/

Educational Background 

  • 2011-14: PhD in Archaeology, University of Southampton
    Thesis title: Exploring the spatial structure of pre-Columbian cultural landscapes in Misiones province, Argentina
  • 2009-10: MA in Archaeology, University of Exeter
  • 2006-09: BA (Hons) in Archaeology, University of Exeter

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