0016 - HHC2016 - Dr. Miles Russel

 “FINDING NERO – using 3D laser scanning to identify Roman emperors”

A senior lecturer in prehistoric and Roman archaeology at Bournemouth University and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (London). He has worked as a field officer and project manager for the UCL Field Archaeology Unit, the Oxford Archaeological Unit and Bournemouth Archaeology on sites across Southern England, Wales, Scotland, the Isle of Man, Germany, Sicily and Russia. He is co-director of Bournemouth University’s Archaeological Field School and also the Durotriges Project and REGNVM, investigating the transition from the Iron Age to Roman period in SW and SE Britain, the Imperial Image Database, investigating Roman portraiture and the Chalkland Prehistoric Project, examining the Neolithic monumental architecture of the South Downs, Southern England.

Miles is a regular contributor to television and radio, his most recent appearances being in Time Team, Timewatch, The Seven Ages of Britain, A History of Ancient Britain, Digging for Britain, Secrets from the Sky and Underground Britain.

He is the author of fourteen books, including The Piltdown Man Hoax:Case Closed, UnRoman BritainExposing the Great Myth of Britannia(with Stuart Laycock), Bloodline: the Celtic Kings of Roman Britain,Monuments of the British Neolithic: the Roots of Architecture and Flint Mines in Neolithic Britain and numerous other papers and journal articles.

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