Dr Samantha Neil

Dr Samantha Neil

Junior Research Fellow

Dr Samantha Neil is Junior Research Fellow of St Cross College and British Academy Research Fellow.

Her research interests cover the use of scientific methods in archaeology, biomolecular archaeology, origins and spread of agriculture, Mesolithic and Neolithic Europe. She is particularly interested in isotope analysis, which is increasingly being applied to provide an insight into past climatic, environmental and social change.

Samantha’s current research focuses on the way in which isotope analysis can be used to help us understand the development and spread of agriculture in Europe.