William Megarry
      Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 5283

      For media contact email comms.office@qub.ac.uk
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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.


      GAP1013 - Introduction to World Archaeology

      GGY2002 - Landscapes and GIS

      GGY 3086 - Advanced GIS and Remote Sensing as Decision Support Tools

      CIV 4014 - Hydrology

      GAP 7505 - Heritage Landscapes

      Achievements and Distinctions

      Expert Member, ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management http://www.icomos.org/icahm/

      Member ICOMOS Working Group on Cultural Heritage and Climate Change

      Member of the Society for American Archaeologists 

      Member of European Association of Archaeologists 

      Member of the World Archaeological Congress 

      Frequent Journals

      • Geosciences

        Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 2076-3263

        Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 1.67 SJR 0.529 SNIP 0.968


      • Civil Engineering Surveyor

        ISSNs: 0266-139X


      • Remote Sensing

        ISSNs: 2072-4292

        Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 3.56 SJR 1.31 SNIP 1.661


      • Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites

        ISSNs: 1350-5033

        Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1753-5522

        Maney Publishing

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 0.39 SJR 0.159 SNIP 0.587


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