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Tom Brughmans

Leverhulme Research Fellow
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Dr Tom Brughmans is an archaeologist specialised in studying the Roman economy through ceramic data analysis, computational simulation modelling and network science. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford’s School of Archaeology where he leads the Leverhulme-funded project MERCURY, affiliated with the Oxford Roman Economy Project. He previously held a postdoctoral position at the computer science department in Konstanz where he developed original computational GIS methods for studying visibility phenomena in landscape archaeology. Tom holds a PhD and MSc in Roman archaeology through computational methods and Roman tableware studies (University of Southampton), and an MA and BA in Archaeology (KU Leuven).