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Dr Tim Young 

Education and Qualifications

MA Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge.

PhD awarded 1985 (The stratigraphy of the upper Ordovician of central Portugal), Sheffield University

1985-1987: NERC Postdoctoral Fellow, The sedimentology of an upper Ordovician ironstone in Europe, Sheffield University.

Career View

1988-1991: Research Assistant: NERC mapping contract, Geological Sheet 134, Pwllheli (UWCC).

1993: Research Associate: Developing computer-aided learning module on Stereographic Projection. (UWCC).

1994-1998: Part-time lecturer, Department of Earth Sciences, Cardiff University.

1993-2003: Part-time tutor, Department of Geography, Swansea University.

1997-     : Associate Tutor, Archaeology, Cardiff University

1997-    :  owner GeoArch, Archaeological Consultancy (

Teaching Profile

Currently teaching on:-

‘Surveying and Prospecting’ (HS2314), ‘Analysis of artefacts’ (HS2320), ‘Archaeological Science’ (HS2422)

Membership and External Activity

Fellow of The Society of Antiquaries

Fellow of The Geological Society

Member of Council of the Historical Metallurgy Society (Chairman 2007-2011)

Member of the Caerleon Research Committee

Member of:

Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society

Gloucester and District Archaeological Research Group

Severn Estuary Levels Research Committee