Dr Jane Evans

Dr Jane Evans

Research Scientist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3596

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  • Present: Head of Science–based Archaeology, NIGL
  •  2010 : Present: Honorary Special Professor Nottingham University
  •  2009 –2010 : Present: Honorary Fellow, Department of Archaeology, Nottingham University
  •  1991 : NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory

Research interests

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


  • Isotope Geochemistry
  • Radiogenic isotope analysis

Professional association

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

Published outputs

Key papers

Lamb, A.L., Evans, J.A., Buckley, R., Appleby, J., 2014 in press. Multi-isotope analysis demonstrates significant lifestyle changes in King Richard III Journal of Archaeological Science. Ma, H., Henderson, J., Evans, J., in press. The exploration of Sr isotopic analysis applied to Chinese glazes: Part one, J. Arch Sci. 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
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.