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. Event Review: Archaeology Day: Anadarko, Oklahoma, USA, Wichita Tribal History Center, 15th September 2018

    Thomas, S., 3 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Community Archaeology and Heritage. 5, 4

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewScientific

  2. Competing Values in Archaeological Heritage

    Campbell, S. (ed.), White, L. (ed.) & Thomas, S. (ed.), 23 Sep 2018, Cham: Springer. 169 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  3. Conflicting Values or Common Ground? Some Concluding Thoughts

    Thomas, S., 23 Sep 2018, Competing Values in Archaeological Heritage. Springer, p. 155-164 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Partners in Archaeology: How Professionals and Avocationals Work Together

    Thomas, S. (Speaker)
    4 Oct 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

  2. Museum Studies at the University of Helsinki: Recent Developments

    Thomas, S. (Speaker)
    3 Oct 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

  3. Univ Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma

    Thomas, S. (Visiting researcher)
    1 Sep 201829 Oct 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionAcademic visit to other institution

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Latest prizes

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Latest projects

  1. Digital Educational Tool Develeopment – Durgapuja and Museums

    Zeiler, X., Thomas, S., Wessman, A., Tomperi, E., Vainonen, P., Forsell, H., Grieve, G., Radde-Antweiler, K., Ray Murray, P., Sillanpää, S. & Huhtaniemi, E.

    University of Helsinki, Helsinki

    Project: Research project

  2. 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.

    EU, Academy of Finland, SUOMEN AKATEMIA

    Project: Research project

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