Jackaline Robertson BSc Msc

Project Officer (Post-Excavation)

Jack RobertsonSince graduating Jackaline has worked for a number of archaeology units in Scotland, England, Ireland and Cyprus. During this time she worked on many types of projects and sites and gained experience of a full range of post-excavation and field work techniques.   

Her dissertation for the MSc in Biological Archaeology focused on the identification of diseased cereal grains in charred macroplant assemblages and she has developed a methodology for their identification. She also developed skills in faunal analysis as part of the MSc. Jackaline joined AOC Archaeology in 2006 and is responsible for the analysis and reporting of all faunal, macroplant, and shell assemblages. She also oversees all sample processing, charcoal identification, wood identification and the archiving of biological finds. Jackaline is also involved with assisting with community outreach projects for post excavation. 

Jackaline has presented her research on plant macrofossil remains at several international conferences, including 2015's meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists in Glasgow.

Selected Bibliography

Robertson, J forthcoming ‘The macroplant assemblage from Bon Accord Aberdeen’ 

Roberston, J forthcoming ‘The Animal Bone from Advocates Close, Edinburgh’ 

Robertson, J Forthcoming ‘The plant remains from Camelon Roman Fort, Falkirk’ 

Robertson, J Forthcoming ‘The animal bone from Camelon Roman Fort, Falkirk’ 

Robertson, J Forthcoming ‘Crabapples in prehistoric Scotland; experiments with preservation methods’ 

Robertson, J Forthcoming ‘The role of animals in Medieval Urban Edinburgh’