Dr Tessa Poller: SERF Hillfort Director and Research Support Officer at the University of Glasgow.  One of her main research interests lies in exploring the reflexive relationship between method and interpretation in archaeological practice._


AliceDr Alice Watterson: Freelance creative practitioner and archaeologist specialising in illustration, digital survey and visualisation. Her current research interests lie with the use of digital reconstruction as an interpretive tool for archaeology, focusing in particular on blending digital data capture with creative practice to generate original interpretive content for heritage outreach.


Kieran Baxter: Freelance creative practitioner, aerial photographer and PhD Candidate at DJCAD, University of Dundee. His research is practice-based and draws from a background in the visual arts specialising in animation, digital media and aerial photography. Since 2012 Kieran has been working with archaeologists to explore how visual storytelling using these methods can be used to enhance public engagement with built heritage.

CathyCathy MacIver: Project Manager with AOC Archaeology (Inverness) and a Research Affiliate at the University of Glasgow, Cathy has been working on archaeological projects across Britain since 2003. She specialises in excavation, survey, GIS & databases and training/community engagement.
Her current research interests include;

  • combining subjective and objective approaches to GIS and landscape studies
  • investigating hillforts and ‘defensive enclosures’ from prehistoric origins through to the Early Historic period
  • creating accessible resources, improving access to technologies and improving access to archaeological interpretations for community projects.

Dr Stuart Jeffrey: Project consultant and research fellow in International Heritage Visualisation at the Digital Design Studio, Glasgow School of Art. His work at the Digital Design Studio covers all aspects of heritage visualisation and the use of new technologies to create records, analyse, interpret, re-interpret and represent every form of heritage from built to intangible. Current projects and research interests focus on uses of new technologies for digital recording, data visualisation and information gathering and how these processes transform and impact on the relationships between the individual, academia and broader communities of interest and the heritage being studied.