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Meet the Team

Dr Robert Batchelor MCIfA


BSc (Hons) Geology and Geography (Royal Holloway, University of London) PhD (Hons) Geography (Royal Holloway University of London)

Archaeobotany (Palynology)


Tel (work): +44 (0) 118 378 8941

Tel (mobile): +44 (0) 7734 530 438


Hester Crothers

Geoarchaeological Technician




Dr Mike Simmonds

Senior project Manager


Tel (work): 0118 378 8853


Dr Rhys Timms

Archaeological Science Technician




Dr Chris Green

Senior Geoarchaeologist (Sedimentology and Geology)

BA (Hons) Geography; DPhil Geography (Oxford University)

Visiting Research Fellow (Department of Archaeology, University of Reading)


Contact us

Archaeological Science:

Rob Batchelor

+44 (0) 118 378 8941;

+44 (0) 7734 530 438 


Mike Simmonds  

+44 (0) 118 378 8853

+44 (0) 7713088568


Postal Address:

Quaternary Scientific, School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science (SAGES),
The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 227, Reading, RG6 6AB, UK