Dr Chloë Duckworth, Field Archaeologist, Vlogger & Lecturer

Dr Chloë Duckworth is an active field archaeologist, vlogger, and a lecturer in archaeological science at Newcastle University. She has worked on archaeological projects in Greece, Spain, Iran, and the UK. Chloë has a PhD in archaeological chemistry, and a masters of science in archaeological materials, both from the University of Nottingham. She holds a prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship, one of just 45 awarded per year across the arts and humanities, and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
She is also the voice behind ArchaeoDuck, a new and growing YouTube channel about archaeology and archaeologists. In March 2017 she became one of the BBCs cohort of expert women, selected along with 23 others from over 450 applications, and the only one among them to represent history and archaeology. She has conducted interviews for Spanish media, appearing on local and national television news, and featuring in front-page stories in local newspapers.
Chloë is a widely published author who has written over 25 books, chapters and scientific papers on archaeology and archaeological science. She directs two major archaeological field projects in southern Spain, including one at the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Alhambra, which receives 2.4 million tourists per year. She has been invited to present her research at prestigious academic institutions on over 20 occasions, in seven different countries to date. She is a passionate educator who believes in a hands on and fun approach, and in bridging the gap between STEM subjects and the arts and humanities