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Tamsyn Smith – a short biography

Hello! I'm Tamsyn Smith and I'm a Learning Designer. I've been supporting the academic team in creating Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds. My background isn't in archaeology, so I've had the fortune to learn a lot during the creation of the course - I hope you enjoy it as much as I have! I've been present when the videos for the course were being filmed, looking over the shoulder of Joe, our amazing camera-man. Continue reading →

Esther Unterweger – a short biography

Esther Unterweger, Karl-Franzen University Graz, Austria and University of Southampton, England (BA Art History, MA Provincial Archaeology and Maritime Archaeology, Scientific Diver) While studying Art History in Austria (Karl-Franzens University of Graz) and in Spain (University of Valencia) I developed an interest and later on passion for Archaeology. During my MA in Archaeology in Austria I focused on Provincial Archaeology especially in the provinces of North Africa and Asia Minor. Continue reading →

Crystal Safadi – a short biography

Hello! I'm Crystal Safadi and I've been a postgraduate student at the University of Southampton for almost two years now. I completed an MSc in Archaeological Computing- Spatial Technologies which focused on Early Bronze Age settlement patterns in the Beqa'a valley, Lebanon. In the summer of 2013 I was awarded a scholarship by the Honor Frost Foundation for a Masters in Maritime Archaeology, followed by a Ph.D. Continue reading →

Fraser Sturt – a short biography

Hello, I am Fraser Sturt and I am one of the educators on the Shipwrecks and   Submerged Worlds course. I am a maritime archaeologist with specialisms in prehistory, geoarchaeology and advanced computational techniques. Essentially I am interested in how people's relationship with the world's oceans and seas has changed through time; from the impact of changing sea-levels on population and resource distribution through to the connections  created through seafaring. Continue reading →