Education: Bsc Archaeology and Palaeoecology, Queens University, 2005. MRes Life and Health Sciences, Ulster University, 2015. Cormac has worked in field archaeology since completing his BSc at Queens University Belfast in 2005. He has worked throughout Northern Ireland (2005-2014) and southern England (2010-2013) with Queens University Belfast, ASE (University College London) and other commercial archaeological companies. As a licenced archaeologist he has supervised and directed multiple excavations. He completed an MRes at Ulster in 2015 titled "The Archaeology of Fish Traps in Co. Down" and began his PhD with the Ulster in October 2016.
Cormac's research interests include medieval economies, historical geography, the archaeology of monastic orders in Ireland and their impact on the landscape. Cormac's interest include the use of remote sensing technologies in archaeology including LiDAR, GPR and UAV mapping. Using modern interpretive methods of recording to acquire new insights into archaeological and historical landscapes.
Bachelor, Queens University, Belfast