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Scholarship Students

SHAO Anding (studied in UCL between 2004-2007)

Coming from Department of Conservation, Shaanxi Institute of Archaeology (previously graduated from Department of Conservation, Northwest University) in 2004, SHAO successfully accomplished MA in Principles of Conservation in 2005. He then continued to study MSc in Conservation for Archaeology and Museums for 2 years, finished successfully in 2007. He currently works as associate researcher in Department of Conservation, Shaanxi Institute of Archaeology and meanwhile pursues PhD in Conservation in Institute of Metallurgy and Historical Materials, University of Science and Technology Beijing.

CHENG Qian (studied in UCL between 2004-2006)

Coming from Guangdong Provincial Museum in Guangzhou (previously graduated from Department of Conservation, Northwest University) in 2004, CHENG successfully accomplished MA in Principles of Conservation in 2005 and then continued to study MSc in the Technology and Analysis of Archaeological Materials, which was finished in 2006. She currently works as conservator in Institute of Conservation Technology, Chinese Academy of Cultural Heritage in Beijing.

XIE Pengfei (studied in UCL between 2005-2006)

Coming from University of Science and Technology Beijing (Master in Metallurgy History) in 2005, XIE successfully completed MSc in the Technology and Analysis of Archaeological Materials in 2006. He then studied PhD on historical geography in Department of Environment, Peking University and works in the China Society for Urban Studies under the Ministry of Construction, and in charge of projects related to urban and rural social transformation.

FAN Jialing (studied in UCL between 2005-2006)

Coming from School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University in 2005, FAN successfully accomplished MA in Managing Archaeological Sites in 2006. She then worked as a project manager in Institute of Development, Chinese Academy of Cultural Heritage in Beijing, in charge of archaeological sites and museums’ management and planning. Currently she is pursuing PhD in Cultural Heritage Management in Peking University.

HUANG He (studied in UCL between 2005-2008)

Coming from School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University in 2005, HUANG successfully accomplished MA in Principles of Conservation in 2006 and then continued to study MSc in Conservation for Archaeology and Museums for 2 years, which was finished successfully in 2008. He currently works in Department of Conservation, Shanghai Museum in Shanghai.

LI Xiuzhen (studied in UCL between 2007-2011)

Coming from the Museum of the Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Shihuang Emperor in 2007 (previously graduated from School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University), She has completed her PhD research on “Defining and Interpreting Specialization and Standardization: the Bronze Weapons of the Terra-cotta Warriors of the Qin Dynasty, China” in 2011. She currently works on projects between the Museum and IoA, UCL.

HONG Qiyan (studied in UCL between 2007-now)

Coming from School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University in 2007, HONG has been pursuing PhD since then (interrupted between 2008 and 2009 due to health condition).  She is currently on the final stage of her research on “Iron Production in Han Dynasty: an archaeological and archaeometallurgical study of early iron production sites around the Nan Yang Basin, Central China”.

SONG Jixiang (studied in UCL between 2007-2011)

Coming from Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Science in 2007, SONG completed PhD research on the topic of “the Agricultural Economy during Longshan Period: an Archaeobotancial Perspective from Shandong and Shanxi”.  She currently works as a lecturer in Sichuan University.

ZHOU Wenli (studied in UCL between 2008-2012)

Coming from School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University in 2008, ZHOU completed her PhD on “Ancient zinc production technology in the Fengdu County, Chongqing, China” in 2012. She currently works in the Institute of Natural History, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

YIN Min (studied in UCL between 2008-2012)

Coming from Shanghai Fudan University in 2008, YIN completed her PhD on “Scientific Research of proto-porcelain in southern China during the Shang and Zhou periods (Bronze Age) and their social and ideological meanings” in 2012.

ZHUANG Yijie (studied in UCL between 2008-2012)

Coming from School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University in 2008, ZHUANG completed his PhD in Cambridge University. His Research topic is “Landscape Change and its Changing Relationship with Human Activities in North China - Case Studies on Three Early Neolithic Sites in the mid-lower Huanghe River”. He is currentlyworking in Merton College, University of Oxford as a junior research fellow, and will start lectureship in the Institute of Archaeology, UCL in September, 2013


ZHANG Ying (studied in UCL between 2009-now)

Coming from School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University in 2009, ZHANG has been pursuing PhD in UCL since then. Her research topic is “Animal Procurement Strategies in Neolithic of the Yangtze River Basin: Zooarchaeological and ecological approaches”.  And in her final year, she has recently been sponsored by Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (CCKF).


BAI Lu (studied in UCL between 2010-now)

Coming from School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University, BAI has been pursuing PhD in UCL since 2010. His research topic is “the Role of Shelters in the in-situ Management of Archaeological Remains in China: Conservation, Interpretation and Sustainable Management”.


LIU Siran (studied in UCL between 2011-now)

LIU gained BA in School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University (2005-2009) and Msc in UCL IoA (2009-2010). He then worked as a research assistant in Peking University from 2010 to 2011 and started PhD in UCL, IoA from September 2011. His PhD research topic is “Gold and Silver Production in the Imperial Period of China”.