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His thesis awarded in 1965 was on the thermoluminescence dating of ceramics, but apparently not satisfied with a single PhD topic, he also worked with Martin Aitken on proton magnetometry and they published several papers on archaeomagnetic surveying at this time. He went on to undertake post-doctoral work at the University of Leeds as an ICI research fellow, and following this was appointed lecturer in the Physics Department of the University of Essex. He continued his work on electromagnetic prospecting and the magnetic susceptibility of soils and it was in this period that, with his PhD student, Yannis Maniatis, he developed his interest in the use of the scanning electron microscope to investigate early ceramic technology, an area in which he is still active.
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