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Dr Aisling Tierney



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Research interests

Project Director: Project Nivica Archaeology, Albania. Survey and excavation, working within regional eco-tourism initiative. In collaboration with the Institute of Archaeology, Ministry of Culture, National Coastline Agency and Municipality of Tepeleni.

Research Associate / Project Manager: Bristol Futures, Core and Optional Curriculum.

Completed PhD research on the Hell-Fire Clubs of Britain and Ireland in the eighteenth century. Core areas of investigation: documentary evidence; building survey; material culture; archaeological theory.


archaeology, anthropology, sustainability, teaching, history, historical archaeology, education for sustainable development, esd

Structured keywords and research groupings

  • Centre for Environmental Humanities
  • Cabot Institute City Futures Research
  • Cabot Institute Environmental Change Research

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Research Output

Sustainability in Higher Education: Beyond the Green Mirror

Walsh, A., Michalopoulou, E., Tierney, A., Tweddell, H., Preist, C. & Willmore, C., 1 May 2019, Universities as Living Labs for Sustainable Development: Supporting the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. Filho, W. L., Salvia, A. L., Pretorius, R. W., Brandli, L. L., Manolas, E., Alves, F., Azeiteiro, U., Rogers, J., Shiel, C. & Paco, A. D. (eds.). Springer, p. 183-191 9 p. (World Sustainability Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
  • Bridging the gap: a case study of a partnership approach to skills development through student engagement in Bristol’s Green Capital year

    Bigg, M., Brooks, I., Clayton, W., Darwen, J., Gough, G., Hyland, F., Longhurst, J., Tierney, A., Tweddell, H. M., Walsh, A. & Willmore, C., 2018, In : Higher Education Pedagogies. 3, 1, p. 417-428 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
    242 Downloads (Pure)


    Bristol PLuS

    Tierney, Aisling (Recipient), Jun 2013

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

  • Bristol PLuS Outstanding

    Tierney, Aisling (Recipient), Jul 2013

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

  • Bursary

    Tierney, Aisling (Recipient), 2006

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants


    Crowdsourcing in HE: How to harness the enthusiasm of our students in their own learning

    Aisling Tierney (Invited speaker)

    Feb 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    RENKEI Japan-UK Research and Education Network for Knowledge Economy Initiatives (External organisation)

    Aisling Tierney (Contributor)

    Sep 2014 → …

    Activity: Membership typesAdvisory work for/on national or international committee or working group

    Green Academies: Whole Institution Approaches to Embedding Education for Sustainable Development in the Curriculum

    Aisling Tierney (Organiser)

    May 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course