Jane Downes

Professor

  • United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Prehistory, Britain Islands archaeology Climate change Cultural heritage management World Heritage Public Archaeology Theory and method

  • 29 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
20092021

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Keywords

  • CC Archaeology
  • Heritage
  • Climate Change
  • Burial Rites
  • Cremation
  • Bronze Age
  • Neolithic
  • Archaeology

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Projects

Research Output

The late Neolithic midden in Orkney: Decay, assemblages and the efficacy of unmated things

Downes, J. & Richards, C., 15 Jan 2021, Far from equilibrium: An archaeology of energy, life and humanity. Boyd, M. & Doonan, R. (eds.). Oxford: Oxbow Books, p. 45-56 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • Care for the Future: Heritage Education in the context of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) and other island communities

    Downes, J., Torres Hochstetter, F., Keir, A., Torres Jeria, P., Richards, C. & Welham, K., 1 Aug 2020, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Easter Island and the Pacific. Vogt, B. (ed.). (Forschungen zur Archäologie Außereuropäischer Kulturen).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • Open Access
    File
  • 50 Downloads (Pure)

    Future of Our Pasts: Engaging Cultural Heritage in Climate Action

    Downes, J., 1 Jul 2019, Paris: ICOMOS. 62 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Open Access
  • Provisional Survey of Aitutaki, Cook Islands Sites and Monuments

    Downes, J., Richards, C., Shaw, L., Torres, F. H. & Welham, K., Oct 2017, UHI Research Repository. 163 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    Open Access
    File
  • 64 Downloads (Pure)

    Activities

    • 4 Participation in conference
    • 3 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 1 Types of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation
    • 1 Oral presentation

    HONO WHS Digital provision

    Daniel Lee (Participant), & Jane Downes (Participant)

    10 May 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    UHI Archaeology Conference 2017

    Sarah Jane Gibbon (Invited speaker), , Julia D Gibson (Invited speaker), & Jane Downes (Speaker)

    14 Sep 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Britains Ancient Capital

    Nick Card (Member), & Jane Downes (Interviewee)

    5 Jul 201623 Aug 2016

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

    Contemporary & Historical Archaeology in Theory (CHAT) conference 2016

    Daniel Lee (Organiser), , Antonia Thomas (Organiser), , Jane Downes (Organiser), & Sarah Jane Gibbon (Organiser)

    21 Oct 201623 Oct 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Neolithic legacies: recording, understanding and managing the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site

    Amanda Brend (Speaker), , James Moore (Speaker), , Jane Downes (Speaker), & Mark Edmonds (Speaker)

    5 Sep 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Press / Media

    UHI Archaeology Institute Looks Ahead

    Jane Downes, Hugo Anderson-Whymark & Ingrid Mainland

    9/06/20

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Cata Sands Dig, Sanday Gets Underway

    Jane Downes & Colin Richards

    5/08/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Exploring the Ara Metua and Marae

    Jane Downes & Colin Richards

    13/06/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Thesis

    The Experience of Space and Place in World Heritage Site Management

    Author: Renwick, E. K., 1 Mar 2017

    Supervisor: Downes, J. (Supervisor), Clarke, S. (Supervisor) & Howard, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

    File

    How the Vikings inhabited Scotland: a social zooarchaeological approach

    Author: Cooke, S., 18 Dec 2017

    Supervisor: Downes, J. (Supervisor) & MacLeod Rivett, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

    File

    Art and Architecture in Neolithic Orkney: Process, Temporality and Context

    Author: Thomas, A., 11 Feb 2016

    Supervisor: Downes, J. (Supervisor) & Edmonds, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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    The Origins and Early Development of the Parochial System in the Orkney Earldom

    Author: Gibbon, S. J., 9 Aug 2006

    Supervisor: Lamb, R. (Supervisor), Crawford, B. (Supervisor) & Downes, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

    File