Academics with expertise in prehistory

Fabio Silva

Dr Fabio Silva

Lecturer in Archaeological Modelling

Areas of expertise

Fabio’s core research interest is how societies have perceived and conceived their environment and used that knowledge to time and adjust social, productive and magico-religious behaviours. This involves the modelling and analysis of prehistoric dispersals, especially those that happened across large spatial and temporal scales. The second strand of Fabio’s research focuses on more regional… Read more »

Derek Pitman

Dr Derek Pitman

Lecturer in Archaeology

Areas of expertise

Derek is an archaeologist whose research focuses on how humans use and exploit resources and how early communities became settled and subsequently urbanised. He also combines archaeological science, field archaeology and experimental archaeology to explore themes such as social complexity, identity and communication. Derek has conducted fieldwork in Britain, Russia, Greece, Serbia and Spain and… Read more »