Patrick GleesonYoung Academy Ireland Member
Senior Lecturer QUB
Patrick Gleeson is a senior lecturer in archaeology, whose research profile encompasses heritage science, landscape archaeology and remote sensing. His work particularly focuses on the landscape archaeology of cult, rulership and religious change in first-millennium AD Northern Europe, with several active fieldwork programme involving excavation at Ireland's 'royal sites'. He led as PI a heritage science infrastructure award that established the all-island Institute for Heritage and Environmental Science at Queen's University Belfast (2022–). He is a recipient of the Philip Leverhulme Prize (2022), the Society for Medieval Archaeology Martyn Jope Prize (2020) and the Four Courts Press/American Society for Irish Medieval Studies Michael Adams Prize (2013).