Dr Steve Timoney


Programme Leader for the MSc Interpretation: Management and Practice

Perth College

Dr Steven Timoney studied Human Geography at the University of Aberdeen, subsequently completing a Masters (MPhil) and PhD in Archaeology at the University of Glasgow. His PhD research focused on the Presentation of Archaeological Sites to the Public in Scotland.  Steven worked for Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust as their Outreach Officer, before joining UHI in 2010 initially as Researcher for the Centre for Interpretation Studies. Steven is now the Programme Leader for the MSc Interpretation: Management and Practice, based in Perth.

Alongside running the MSc programme, Steven has undertaken a variety of heritage interpretation projects and research into different aspects of interpretation practice. His wider research interests include: interpretation of cultural heritage; the visitor experience at heritage sites; public and community archaeology; and social geography, particularly landscape and societies past and present.

Outside of work Steven enjoys running up hills and mountains!

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