Professor Adrian Parker

Professor in Geography

School of Social Sciences

Adrian Parker


Prehistory of the Middle East, North Africa, Southern Africa and southern England. Quaternary science, geoarchaeology, geomorphology, environmental archaeology, palaeoecology. Application of multi proxy techniques e.g. Phytoliths, pollen, geochemistry. Former interests include the restoration of vintage lawnmowers (e.g. Ransomes, Webb, Dennis, Atco) and British Motor Cycles (BSA, Royal Enfield). Often seen under the bonnet of his Dormobile conversion Landrover Defender


Projects as Principal Investigator, or Lead Academic if project is lead by another Institution

  • A study of late Quaternary coastal evolution and sea-level change at Jazirat Hulaylah, Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates (01/01/2021 - 30/06/2022), funded by: British Foundation for the Study of Arabia, funding amount received by Brookes: £3,990


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