Louise COOKE

ucl, consultant Louise specialises in the sustainable management of cultural heritage, with a particular interest in the relationship between ancient and modern uses of vernacular building materials including earthen architecture. Climate change adaptation and resilience has become a key factor in any discussion on the future of heritage, especially in Central Asia where predicted changes in the Third Pole will have lasting impacts on the region. She will contribute to the project on assessing the developing climate and heritage activities, policies, and studies at play in the region which will contribute to… Read More

Federica CILIO

ucl, research assistant Federica’s degrees in Classical archaeology and special interest in Roman frontiers in the Middle East led her to further real-life travels where she became increasingly interested in the charm of the unknown. The mystery of untapped knowledge and undiscovered countries that are the past led her to explore through remote sensing the cultures and traditions of the Silk Roads. Her penchant for the road less travelled results in hours of walking and snorkelling until her ‘fingers turn spongy’. We all agree with her motto: stay positive, there is a… Read More

David FALLON

ucl, research assistant David began his fieldwork career in 1986 before attending Saint David’s University College to study archaeology and history. Upon graduating he started a new life as a curator documenting the prehistoric lithic and metalwork collections at Liverpool Museum. Work life led him back to university, this time at Bournemouth, where he took up archaeological project and resource management. His post-graduate diploma did nothing to dissuade him from the peripatetic lifestyle of an excavator. Then in 1997 he relocated across the pond where he was active in the AIA. By… Read More