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    Research Interests

    Will Megarry is an archaeologist, geographical information systems (GIS) and heritage management specialist with over 10 years commercial and academic experience. He has a particular interest in (and has published widely on) the application and transferability of geospatial technologies to cultural heritage site management and protection. His career has included time in commercial GIS and heritage management consultancy and he has worked at World Heritage Sites and other cultural heritage sites around the world including Petra, Machu Picchu and the Brú na Bóinne. He is a member of ICOMOS Ireland and an Expert Member of ICOMOS-ICAHM.

    He is Lecturer in Geogrpahical Information science, teching GIS and remote sensing, with a particular focus on their use a decision support tools for policy and management decision making. He is also an active field archaeologist with an ongoing project in the Shetland Islands, UK.


    ARP 1013 - Introduction to World Archaeology

    GGY 2002 - Landscapes and GIS

    ARP 2057 - Atchaeology in Practice (Module Coordinator)

    ARP 2058 - Archaeology of Islands (Module Coordinator) 

    ARP 4508 - Geospatial Techniques in Archaeology (Module Coordinator)



    Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries London (FSA)

    Member of ICOMOS Ireland and Bureau Member,  ICOMOS Working Group on Cultural Heritage and Climate Change

    Expert Member, ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management

    Member of the Society for American Archaeologists 

    Member of European Association of Archaeologists 

    Member of the World Archaeological Congress 


    Associate Diretor of the Centre for GIS and Geomatics, Queen's University Belfast

    Willingness to take PhD students


    PhD projects

    Geospatial techniques in archaeology
    Heritage management and documentation
    Landscape archaeology and the archaeology of island cultures

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    Frequent Journals

    • Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites

      ISSNs: 1350-5033

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1753-5522

      Maney Publishing

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 0.314 SNIP 0.725


    • Remote Sensing

      ISSNs: 2072-4292

      Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 1.43 SNIP 1.768


    • Civil Engineering Surveyor

      ISSNs: 0266-139X


    • Geosciences

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 2076-3263

      Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 0.392 SNIP 0.823


    • Drones

      ISSNs: 2504-446X


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