Samuel James Walker

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Academic interests

I am the new postdoctoral researcher at CEES working on the Norwegian Research Council funded project EvoCave. The EvoCave project is an interdisciplinary project excavating a karst cave in northern Norway. The cave deposits have yielded an interesting faunal assemblage which has the potential to give us a rare insight into past faunal biodiversity throughout the last interglacial-glacial cycle. I am originally from the UK and my background is in archaeology and zooarchaeology both studied at Bournemouth University. I completed my PhD in 2021 at the University Museum of Bergen with the title ‘Archaeological bird remains from Norway as a means to identify long-term patterns in a Northern European avifauna’.

 

Tags: Zooarchaeology, Archaeology, Palaeoecology, Nordic, Birds

Selected publications

Walker, S.J. 2021. Archaeological bird remains from Norway as a means to identify as a means to identify long-term patterns in a Northern European avifauna. PhD Thesis. Bergen: The University Museum of Bergen.

Walker, S.J. & Meijer, H.J.M. 2021. Size variation in mid-Holocene North Atlantic Puffins indicates a dynamic response to climate change. PLOS ONE, 16(2). E0246888. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0246888

Walker, S.J. & Meijer, H.J.M. 2020. More than food: evidence for different breeds and cockfighting in Gallus gallus bones from Medieval and Post-Medieval Norway. Quaternary International, 543: 125-134. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2020.03.008

Walker, S.J., Hufthammer, A.K. & Meijer, H.J.M. 2019. Birds in Medieval Norway. Open Quaternary, 5(1): 1-33. DOI: 10.5334/oq.58

 

 

 

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