Prof Jane Evans

Prof Jane EvansIsotope Geochemist

Location: NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory Keyworth

Tel: 0115 9363596

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  • Present: Honorary Special Professor Nottingham University
  • Present: Head of Science–based Archaeology, NIGL
  • Present: Honorary Fellow, Department of Archaeology, Nottingham University
  • 1991–2009: NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory

Research interests

  • Isotope Geochemistry
  • Geo–Archaeology
  • Strontium  Isotope Biosphere Mapping


  • Isotope Geochemistry
  • Radiogenic isotope analysis

Professional association

  • Honorary Fellow, Department of Archaeology, Nottingham University
  • 2009–date: BGS Trustee of South Wolds Learning Partnership
  • 2002: Chartered Geologist

Published outputs

Key Papers

MONGOMERY, J, EVANS, J A, CHENERY, S R, PASHLEY, V and KILLGROVE, K. 2011. "Gleaming, white and deadly": the use of lead to track human exposure and geographic origins in the Roman period in Britain. In H. Eckardt (eds.), Diasporas in the Roman world. Portsmouth: RI: Journal of Roman Archaeology Suppl.
EVANS, J A, MONTGOMERY, J, WILDMAN, G and BOULTON, N. 2010. Spatial variations in biosphere 87Sr/86Sr in Britain. Journal of Geological Society vol  167, pp1–4
HENDERSON, J, EVANS, J and NIKITA, J.  2010. Isotopic evidence for the primary production, provenance and trade of Late Bronze Age glass in the Mediterranean, Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry vol 10, part 1.
HORSTWOOD, M S A, EVANS, J A, MONTGOMERY, J. 2008.  Determination of Sr isotopes in calcium phosphates using laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry and their application to archaeological tooth enamel.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, 5659–5674.
EVANS, J A, STOODLEY, N, CHENERY, C A. 2006.   A strontium and oxygen isotope assessment of a possible 4th century immigrant population in a Hampshire cemetery, southern England. Journal of Archaeological Sciences, 33, 265–272