About Us

Dr David Knight

Chair (Core Management Team)

David is currently Head of Research at York Archaeology and an Honorary Research Fellow in the University of Nottingham’s Department of Classics and Archaeology. He has over 35 years experience in professional archaeology and specialist interests in Bronze and Iron Age Britain, prehistoric ceramics, geoarchaeology and the archaeology of the Trent catchment. He has been involved in preparation of the 2012 updated Agenda and Strategy, conversion of the Research Framework to an interactive digital resource and revision of The Archaeology of the East Midlands, published in 2006.


Victoria Owen

Secretary (Core Management Team)

Vicky is a Project Officer with York Archaeology and a specialist in human bioarchaeology. She has been a member of the Core Management Team of the East Midlands Research Framework Steering Group since September 2018, working towards building and enhancing the digital platform that was launched successfully in October 2019. She also manages the East Midlands Research Framework social media accounts.

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David Ingham

CBA Liaison (Core Management Team)

David is a Project Manager with Albion Archaeology, as well as currently being Chair of the Upper Nene Archaeological Society and editor of the Bedfordshire Archaeology journal. He joined the Core Management Team of the East Midlands Research Framework Steering Group in 2021, to act as the representative for CBA East Midlands and CBA South Midlands.

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Professor Mark Pearce 

Mark is currently Professor of Mediterranean Prehistory at the University of Nottingham. As well as having an interest in early metallurgy in the Mediterranean, he also has a strong interest in the Bronze Age of the Trent Valley, where he has excavated. His other interests include the Bayesian modelling of radiocarbon dates and field survey techniques. He is currently chair of Trent Valley Geoarchaeology, a transregional research collective and has served on the EMHERF Steering Group since 2008, advising on the preparation of the updated Agenda and Strategy and the conversion of the Research Framework to an interactive digital resource. 

 


Liz Mordue

Liz Mordue is one of the Archaeological Advisors for Northamptonshire (covering North Northants and West Northants unitaries) and has worked in development control in Northants since 2010. Prior to that she worked for a variety of fieldwork contractors, mainly in the Midlands and East Anglia, and in development control in Lincolnshire. She has been a member of the EMHERF Steering Group since 2021.