Dr Murray Cook

Stirling’s Archeologist – Murray Cook

TOLBOOTH TALK: Released – 4th June 2020

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Dr Murray Cook is Stirling Council’s Archaeologist and a published author. He has undertaken numerous excavations across the region and published over 40 books and articles. He won a Stirling’s Provost Award in 2018 for his work for the Council, where he has helped raise over £300,000 for community archaeology and research.

Murray studied at Edinburgh University, his PhD dissertation was based on 10 years of research in Aberdeenshire on settlement patterns between 2000 BC and AD 1000.

He is an Honorary Research Fellow at Stirling University, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, runs an occasional course at Forth Valley College.  He also co-runs regular training digs open to all under the name Rampart Scotland.

Nominated Charity – Each Tolbooth Talks speaker has nominated a charity, and we invite those that enjoyed the talk, and are in a position to do so, to make a voluntary donation.   Dr Cooks chosen charity is Transition Stirling, and you will find a link to their donation

LINKS AS MENTIONED IN TALK

Nominated Charity – Each Tolbooth Talks speaker has nominated a charity, and we invite those that enjoyed the talk, and are in a position to do so, to make a voluntary donation.   Dr Cooks chosen charity is Transition Stirling, and you will find a link to their donation

About Transition Stirling

Transition Stirling is an environmental charity focusing on helping the people of Stirlingshire transition to a more resilient sustainable way of living, providing a positive local response to climate change.

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Online - 4 Jun 2020
Cost - £FREE


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