The Jack Kerr Memorial Lecture
Dr Chloe Duckworth is a Reader in Archaeological Science and Public Engagement at Newcastle University. Her research interests including experimental archaeology, ancient recycling, and traditional craft practices. A keen field archaeologist, she has worked on archaeological projects in countries including Italy, Greece and Iran, and has directed excavation and survey at two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Spain.
Outside of the university lecture theatre, Chloe has worked on communicating archaeology since 2017, when she initiated a YouTube channel called ‘ArchaeoDuck’, and since 2020 has co-presented Channel 4’s The Great British Dig, a popular programme about community-led archaeology. She released a public-facing book of the same name in 2022, writes a regular column for British Archaeology magazine, and is currently working on her next book project: How To Survive the Apocalypse: Lessons From Our Ancestors.
This event is followed by in house wine reception.