Suzie Thomas


Education information

BA, MA, PhD.

Description of research and teaching

I am university lecturer in museum studies, responsible for the Masters-level museum studies curriculum. My research interests include community engagement in cultural heritage and museums, archaeology and metal detecting, dark/difficult heritage, cultural heritage crime, and museum security. I am Principal Investigator on the project SuALT, which is an Academy of Finland consortium project aimed at developing an open source research infrastructure for archaeological discoveries made and reported by the public in Finland. I am open to supervision of doctoral researchers interested in issues around museums and heritage.


Curriculum Vitae

Latest publications

  1. The first rule of museum security is: You do not talk about museum security

    Grove, L. & Thomas, S. E. 5 Jul 2017 In : Discover Society : measured, factual, critical-website articles. 46

    Research output: General publicArticle

  2. Negative Experiences in Television Programming: A View from the Other Side

    Thomas, S. 15 Feb 2017 In : Archaeologies. 12, 3, p. 243-263 21 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  3. Community Archaeology

    Thomas, S. Feb 2017 Key Concepts in Public Archaeology. Moshenska, G. (ed.). London: UCL Press, 6 p. 2

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

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Latest activities

  1. Tehmina Goskar

    Thomas, S. (Host)
    23 Nov 2017

    Activity: Hosting a visitorAcademic visit at UH

  2. Lowering Levels of Heritage Crime via Novel Chemical Procedures

    Thomas, S. (Opponent)
    20 Nov 2017

    Activity: ExaminationOpponent of doctoral dissertation

  3. Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 2018 (Event)

    Thomas, S. (Reviewer)
    17 Nov 2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

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Latest prizes

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Latest projects

  1. SuALT: SuALT: yhteisöllinen tutkimusinfrastruktuuri arkeologisille löydöille linkitetyn avoimen tiedon avulla

    Thomas, S., Hyvönen, E., Salmela, U., Tuominen, J., Wessman, A., Ikkala, E., Koho, M., Melin, J., Kangert, N., Deckers, P., Roymans, N., Lewis, M., Dobat, A. & Pitblado, B.

    Academy of Finland, SUOMEN AKATEMIA

    Project: Research project

  2. Development and Best Practices of (archaeological) Heritage Management as a Course

    Thomas, S., Willems, A., Immonen, V. & Soininen, T.


    Project: Research projectConferences

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Fil. toht., arkeologia

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