Ian is an experienced consultant, researcher and educator with expertise in geophysics, sedimentology, geochemistry and archaeology, particularly when applied in combination. His research has involved locating unmarked burials, mapping Palaeolithic mobility among Neanderthals and finding buried shipwrecks. He is a PhD candidate with the Research School of Earth Sciences at the Australian National University, an Adjunct Associate Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology at Flinders University and a Principal Instructor at Precipice Training. His role in Connecting Country is to use geophysical surveying techniques to map the buried rock floors of archaeological sites, thereby helping team members decide where to dig, and enabling a fuller understanding of the long-term history of sites.
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