Dr Sarah Colley
Dr Sarah Colley completed her PhD (an archaeological study of prehistoric and historical fish and fishing in the Orkney Isles) at University of Southampton. She then worked at the IBM UK Scientific Centre in Winchester (on 3D images for archaeology) and the University of Southampton Faunal Remains Unit (on archaeozoology of Saxon Southampton). She was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Australian National University in Canberra in the late 1980s and worked on both Aboriginal pre-historic and historical period archaeology in Tasmania, New South Wales and elsewhere. Since the 1990s she has worked at the Department of Archaeology, University of Sydney.
Research and teaching interests include public archaeology and cultural heritage, archaeological methods and research design, Australian archaeology (late-Holocene, contact period and historical archaeology), archaeozoology, and research into teaching and learning in archaeology. Her current research involves an archaeological and historical study of fish and fishing in and around Sydney from the late Holocene to the 19th century. She is also involved in collaborative projects on developing sustainable digital archives and applications of digital video in archaeology for research, teaching and public education.