Kris Lockyear
  • k.lockyear@ucl.ac.uk
  • Direct: +44 (0)20 7679 4568
  • Internal: 24568
  • Room 204C
  • UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY UK

Kris Lockyear

Research Interests

  • Geophysical survey in archaeology
  • Archaeological methods, especially in field archaeology, including field survey, photography, and excavation.
  • Iron age and Roman archaeology and numismatics particularly in the UK and Romania.
  • Multivariate Statistical methods.
  • The archaeology and history of Hertfordshire.

Research Directory Records


  • Currently writing-up a major project on the site of Noviodunum, Tulcea, Romania with Adrian Popescu (Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge) and Timothy J. T. Sly (Archaeology, University of Southampton).
  • Kris is Director of the Welwyn Archaeological Society and is a member of Council of the Royal Numismatic Society.
  • Kris works with archaeological societies in Hertfordshire and neighboring counties undertaking geophysical surveys as a development out of the Sensing the Iron Age and Roman Past project.

Educational Background

  • 1976-1983 The Howard School, Welwyn Garden City.
  • 1984-1987 St Aidan's College, University of Durham BA (Hons) Archaeology.
  • 1988-1989 University of Southampton MSc (Archaeological Science, archaeological computing)
  • 1990-1996 Institute of Archaeology, University College London PhD: "Multivariate Money. A statistical analysis of Roman Republican coin hoards with special reference to material from Romania" [online]

Current Students

  • Murray Andrews Coin hoards and society in medieval England and Wales, c978-1544 AD (joint principal supervisor with Andrew Reynolds

Second Supervisor

  • Ruth Fillery Travis A diachronic analysis of Romano-British iron production in the Exmoor region (joint supervision with Joe Flatman; principal supervisor Marcos Martinón-Torres)
  • Charlene Murphy Pompeii, A changing city: The archaeobotanical analysis of Regio VI Insula I, Pompeii Italy (principal supervisor Dorian Fuller)
  • Effrosyni Nomikou A museological approach to numismatic exhibitions. The case study of the Ashmolean Museum (joint principal supervisors Theano Moussouri and Sally MacDonald)
  • Reuben Thorpe Urban formation and transformation: Perspectives on social and stratigraphic complexity from Roman urban centres (principal supervisor Tim Williams)
  • Phillipa Walton An applied numismatic analysis of the PAS Roman coin data (second supervisors Sally Worrell  and Sam Moorhead)

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