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Michael Dafydd Nevell

Head of Archaeology, University of Salford

I am Head of Archaeology and Head of the Centre for Applied Archaeology in the School of Earth Life Sciences. I have over 28 years experience as a professional archaeologist. This includes undergraduate and post-graduate teaching in Industrial Archaeology, buildings archaeology and Roman Archaeology; the promotion of and research into community archaeology in the UK; and archaeological consultancy, particularly as regards recording buildings archaeologically and undertaking rescue excavations through the planning process. My special interests include the archaeology of industrialsiation and archaeological theory, buildings archaeology, community archaeology and the Romano-British landscape.


  • –present
    Head of Archaeology, University of Salford


  • 1993 
    University of Manchester, DPhil in Archaeology