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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


Dr Chris Green

Senior Geoarchaeologist (Sedimentology and Geology)

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

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


Dr Nick Branch

Head of School

BSc (Hons) Archaeology (University College London), MSc Bioarchaeology (Archaeobotany) (University College London), PhD Geography (Royal Holloway)

Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (London), associate of the Walker Institute for Climate Systems Research and Soil Research Centre


Tel: +44 (0) 118 378 6102

Contact us

Archaeological Science:

Rob Batchelor

+44 (0) 118 378 8941;

+44 (0) 7734 530 438

Jon Badger

+44 (0) 118 378 3333

Hester Crothers

Mike Simmonds  

+44 (0) 118 378 8853

Rhys Timms


Postal Address:

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