Prof Jane Evans

Research Scientist

Location: BGS Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3596

E-mail Prof Jane Evans


  • 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

  • Madgwick, R, Lamb, A L, Sloane, H, Nederbragt, A J, Albarella, U, Parker Pearson, M, and Evans, J A. 2019. Multi-isotope analysis reveals that feasts in the Stonehenge environs and across Wessex drew people and animals from throughout Britain. Science advances, 5 (3).
  • Evans, J, Pashley, V, Madgwick, R, Neil, S, and Chenery, C. 2019. Tracking natural and anthropogenic Pb exposure to its geological source. Scientific reports, 8, 1.
  • Neil, S, Montgomery, J, Evans, J, Cook, G, and Scarre, C. 2017. 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.
  • Shaw, H, Montgomery, J, Redfern, R, Gowland, R, and Evans, J A. 2016. Identifying migrants in Roman London using lead and strontium stable isotopes. Journal of Archaeological Science, 66, 57-68.
  • Lamb, A L, Evans, J A, Buckley, R, and Appleby, J. 2014. 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