Prof Jane Evans

Prof Jane Evans

Research Scientist

Location: BGS Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3596

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  • 2017 : Visiting Professor, School of Archaeology and Ancient History, Leicester University
  • 2010 : Honorary Professor, School of Humanities, Nottingham University
  • Head of Science–Based Archaeology, NIGL

Key papers

  • 2017 : Neil,S.Montgomery,J. Evans,J. Cook,G., Scarre, C. Land use and mobility during the Neolithic in Wales explored using isotope analysis of tooth enamel American Journal of Physical Anthropology 164 (2), 371-393
  • 2016 : Shaw, H. Montgomery, J. Redfern, R Gowland, R Evans, J.A. Identifying migrants in Roman London using lead and strontium stable isotopes. Journal of Archaeological Science 66, 57-68
  • 2015 : Evans, J. A., V. Pashley, G. J. Richards, N. Brereton and T. G. Knowles. Geogenic lead isotope signatures from meat products in Great Britain: Potential for use in food authentication and supply chain traceability. Science of the Total Environment 537: 447-452.
  • 2014 : Ma, H., J. Henderson and J. Evans. The exploration of Sr isotopic analysis applied to Chinese glazes: part one. Journal of Archaeological Science 50: 551-558.
  • 2014 : Lamb, A.L., Evans, J.A., Buckley, R., Appleby, J. Multi-isotope analysis demonstrates significant lifestyle changes in King Richard III Journal of Archaeological Science.

Professional association

  • 2009 –2012 : BGS Trustee of South Wolds Learning Partnership
  • 2002 : Chartered Geologist

Published outputs

Research interests

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


  • Isotope Geochemistry
  • Radiogenic isotope analysis