Belinda Tibbetts

Personal details

Email:

bwt201@exeter.ac.uk

Education

2013-2017:

University of Exeter

PhD Archaeology

Fetal, Perinatal and Infant Skeletal Palaeopathology as an Indicator of Maternal Health and Population Stress.

2011-2012:

University of Exeter

MSc Bioarchaeology (Human Osteology) (Distinction)

Investigations into Infant Death and Population Stress in Prehistory: A bioarchaeological approach to understanding infant mortality.

2005-2007:

University of Queensland

BA (Hons) Ancient History and Archaeology (1st)

The Position of Infants within Iron Age Communities in Southern England, as revealed through Burial Practices on Settlement Sites.

2003-2005:

University of Queensland

BA Classics and Ancient History

1991-1993:

University of Queensland

BSc Zoology and Genetics

 

Professional/research experience

2014 - present:

Çatalhöyük, Turkey

Human Remains Team. Excavation and analysis of skeletal remains.


2014 - present:

Devon & Cornwall Constabulary

Consultant Osteologist


2013 - 2014:

University of Exeter

Analysis of infant skeletal remains excavated from archaeological sites including​ Wetwang Slack, Yorkshire, and Çatalhöyük, Anatolia.


2012:

Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter

Identification, description, and curation of human skeletal remains.


2012 - 2013:

Wellcome Museum of Anatomy and Pathology, Royal College of Surgeons, London

Identification and description of foetal and infant pathology collection.


2012:

University of Exeter

Analysis of infant skeletal remains excavated from: ​Gussage All Saints, Dorset; and Exeter (Roman and Medieval).  Development of recording schematic and identification keys for infant remains.


 

CV: Membership of Professional Bodies/Professional Qualifications

2015-present:

European Association of Archaeologists

2015-present:

Archaeologists Engage

Founding Member


2013-present:

British Institute at Ankara (BIAA)

2010-present:

British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology (BABAO)

2007-present:

The Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past (SSCIP)