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Dr. Philip Murgatroyd,
Project Modelling Lead

Information about Dr. Philip Murgatroyd at the University of Bradford.

School of Archaeological & Forensic Sci
(Faculty of Life Sciences)
+44 1274 234450
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After 11 years in the computer industry, I started an Archaeology degree at Bradford. Since then I have worked in a commercial archaeology unit and for the GG-Top project at the University of Birmingham. My work has included data visualisation, geophysics and computer simulation. I have been part of a series of multidisciplinary research projects, including the Anglo-American Project in Pompeii, the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes project, GG-Top, Medieval Warfare on the Grid and am now part of the Europe's Lost Frontiers project.I am currently managing the computer simulation aspects of the Europe's Lost Frontiers project, using agent-based modelling to test hypotheses regarding the environment and human inhabitants of Mesolithic Doggerland. I am also just finishing a book about the Medieval Warfare on the Grid project, titled 'Modelling the Logistics of Manzikert'.


Computer simulation, Byzantine military logistics, submerged landscapes, archaeological big data, augmented reality, 3D modelling, 19th century military literature, gravimetry.