Andrew was appointed initially as Research Investment Lecturer (2007), as Lecturer in Forensic & Archaeological Sciences (2010) and as Senior Lecturer in Forensic & Archaeological Sciences (2012). He is Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and holds an academic teaching qualification, PGCert in Higher Education Practice (Bradford - 2011). He was appointed to Corporate Membership (MIfA) of the Institute for Archaeologists (2010) and is a member of the IfA Expert Panel in Forensic Archaeology having undertaken casework since 2001.
Andrew has attracted research funding from the Wellcome Trust, AHRC, EPSRC, Jisc and HEIF. He co-directs the RKT hub ‘Bradford Visualisation’ (with Chris Gaffney). He has led major interdisciplinary projects in the Digital Humanities, including ‘Digitised Diseases’ (with Co-Is Jo Buckberry, Chris Gaffney and Hassan Ugail), ‘From Cemetery to Clinic’ (with Co-Is Jo Buckberry, Chris Gaffney and Hassan Ugail) and ‘Visualising Animal Hard Tissues’ (with Co-Is Sonia O’Connor, Rob Janaway and Hassan Ugail). He is Co-I on the AHRC Theme Large Grant ‘Fragmented Heritage’ (as part of the core management team with PI Randy Donahue and project manager Adrian Evans). He has publications in numerous journals including Nature, Science, PNAS and Current Biology. He has had successful MPhil and PhD completions from funded, sponsored and self-financed sources.
Andrew has wide-ranging interests in Biological Anthropology, Archaeological Science and Forensic Science. He first worked in field archaeology in Sussex in 1988. Initially he trained at the Institute of Archaeology and gained a First Class Honours BSc in Archaeological Conservation (UCL – 1991-94), with internships at the Ancient Monuments Laboratory and Wiltshire County Council Conservation Lab. On graduation he worked as conservator and field archaeologist for South Eastern Archaeological Services before the opportunity to work as a research intern at the Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC with Noreen Tuross (1995-96). He returned to the UK and gained a Distinction with his MSc Osteology, Palaeopathology & Funerary Archaeology on the original Sheffield-Bradford human osteology course (Bradford – 1996-97).