Dr Julia Nikolaus

Research Associate


School of Geog & Environmental Scs


Environmental Sciences Research


Room G1106 Cromore Road Coleraine Co. Londonderry BT52 1SA




  • BA Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Manchester, 2009
  • MA Rome and It’s Neighbours, University of Leicester, 2010
  • PhD Archaeology, University of Leicester, 2017

Research Interests

Julia is an archaeologist specialising in North Africa, with a particular focus on remote sensing and heritage protection. She is particularly interested in long-term changes to archaeological sites and landscapes, and the collection of historic aerial photography as a tool for long-term landscape assessment. Other research interests include the complexity of funerary landscapes and the impact of colonialism and imperialism on North African art and architecture.