Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals 

Bishop, R. R. 2019. Experiments on the effects of charring on hazelnuts and their representation in the archaeological record. Journal of Archaeological Science Reports 26: 101839. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2019.05.004

Bishop, R. R.,Church, M. J., Lawson, I. T., Roucoux, K. O’Brien, C., Heald, A. J. & Flitcroft, C. 2018. Deforestation and Human Agency in the North Atlantic Region: Archaeological and Palaeoenvironmental Evidence from the Western Isles of Scotland. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 84:145-184.

Piper, S.F., Bishop, R.R., Rowley-Conwy, P.A., Elliott, L. and Church, M.J. 2018. Fire in the Moor: Mesolithic carbonised remains in riverine deposits at Gleann Mor Barabhais, Lewis, Western Isles of Scotland. Journal of the North Atlantic 35:1-22.

Bishop, R. R. 2015b. Summed radiocarbon probability distributions from cereal grains: arable cultivation proxy or the ‘archaeology of us’? (a reply to Stevens and Fuller 2015). World Archaeology 47(5):876-881.

Bishop, R. R. 2015a. Did Late Neolithic farming fail or flourish? A Scottish perspective on the evidence for Late Neolithic arable cultivation in the British Isles. World Archaeology 47(5):834- 855.

Bishop, R. R., Church, M. J. & Rowley-Conwy, P. A. 2015. Firewood, food and niche construction: the potential role of Mesolithic hunter-gatherers in actively structuring Scotland’s woodlands. Quaternary Science Reviews 108:51-75.

Bishop, R. R., Church, M. J. & Rowley-Conwy, P. A. 2014. Seeds, fruits and nuts in the Scottish Mesolithic. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 143(2013):9–71.

Bishop, R. R., Church, M. J., Dugmore, A. J., Madsen, C. K. & Møller, N. A. 2013. A charcoal-rich horizon at Ø69, Greenland: evidence for vegetation burning during the Norse landnám? Journal of Archaeological Science 40:3890-3902.

Edwards, B., Miket, R. & Bishop, R. 2011. The excavation of Duddo Stone Circle, Northumberland. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 77:321-353.

Bishop, R. R., Church, M. J. & Rowley-Conwy, P. A. 2010. Cereals, fruits and nuts in the Scottish Neolithic. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 139(2009):47-103.

Submitted Publications

Rowley-Conwy, P., Gron, K. J., Bishop, R. R., Dunne, J., Evershed, R., Longford, C., Schulting, R. and Treasure, E. (in press). The Earliest Farming in Britain: towards a new synthesis. In Gron, K. J., Rowley-Conwy, P. and Sørensen, L., Farmers at the Frontier: a Pan-European Perspective on Neolithisation. Oxbow Books. Oxford.

Bishop, R. R. The Wood Charcoal and Plant Macrofossils from West Voe, Shetland. (2000 word report accepted for publication in site publication).

Bishop, R. R. Quantification of Charred Plant Remains from Cramond. To appear in Lawson, J. and Engl, R. (1800 word report section for site publication in Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports).

Bishop, R. R. & Guðmundsson, G. The Archaeobotanical Remains from Aðalstræti. In Roberts, H. M. et al. Excavations at Aðalstræti, Reykjavík (6341 word chapter accepted for publication in site monograph).

Bishop, R. R. The Archaeobotanical Remains from Gásir. In Roberts, H. M., Vésteinsson, O. et al. Excavations at Gásir, Northern Iceland. (5127 word chapter accepted for publication in site monograph).

Bishop, R. R. The Charcoal from Gásir. In Roberts, H. M., Vésteinsson, O. et al. Excavations at Gásir, Northern Iceland. (4000 word chapter accepted for publication in site monograph).

Shorter Publications

Bishop, R. R. and Vander Linden, M. 2019. Mapping past land use in Europe for climate modeling. PAGES Magazine 27(2):74. doi.org/10.22498/pages.27.2.74

Morrison, K.D., Hammer, E., Popova, L., Madella, M., Whitehouse, N., Gaillard, M.-J., Aleru, J., Ibadan, U., Arroyo-Kalin, M., Bauer, A., Betancourt, C., Biagetti, S., Bishop, R., Boles, O., Clement, C.R., Cruz, P., Dennis, B.S., Ekblom, A., Elizabeth, K., Ellis, E., Flantua, S., Foster, T., Gronenborn, D., Hannaford, M., Iriarte, J., Junqueira, A., Kay, A., Klein-Goldewijk, K., Kolář, J., Lancelotti, C., Lane, P., Leclerc, C., Ledru, M.-P., Lemmen, C., Levis, C., Lombardo, U., Maezumi, S., Manyanga, M., Marchant, R., Maughan, N., Mayle, F., McMichael, C., Monprapussorn, S., Moraes, C.P., Muchena, R., Neves, E.G., Pandey, S., Phelps, L., Pinke, Z., Riris, P., Rostain, S., Russel, T., Saini, R., Schmidt, M.J., Shikoni, A., Sluyter, A., Ssemulende, R., Stump, D., Styring, A., Sultan, B., Szabo, P., Tamanaha, E., Tello, E., Thomas, E., Vanniere, B., Wandsnider, L., Widgren, M. 2018. Global-scale comparisons of human land use: developing shared terminology for land-use practices for global change. Pages Magazine 26(1):8-9. https://doi.org/10.22498/pages.26.1.8

O’Meara, D. P. and Bishop, R. R. 2016. Environmental Analysis. In Jackson, D. Neolithic to Romano- British occupation at Durranhill, Carlisle: Archaeological Investigations 1997-8 and 2011. Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmoreland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society (Third Series) 16:168.

Bishop, R. R., Church, M. J., Clegg, C., Johnson, L., Piper, S. and Rowley-Conwy, P. A. & Snape- Kennedy, L. 2013. Tràigh na Beirigh 2. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 14:198-199.

Snape-Kennedy, L., Church, M. J., Bishop, R. R., Clegg, C., Johnson, L., Piper, S. & Rowley-Conwy, P. A. 2013. Tràigh na Beirigh 9. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 14:199.

Church, M. J., Bishop, R. R., Blake, E., Nesbitt, C., Perri, A., Piper, S. and Rowley-Conwy, P. A. & Snape-Kennedy, L. 2012. Temple Bay. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 13:186.

Church, M. J., Bishop, R. R., Blake, E., Nesbitt, C., Perri, A., Piper, S., Rowley-Conwy, P. A. & Walker, J. 2012. Tràigh na Beirigh 1. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 13:190.

Church, M. J., Bishop, R. R., Blake, E., Nesbitt, C., Perri, A., Piper, S., Rowley-Conwy, P. A. & Walker, J. 2012. Tràigh na Beirigh 2. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 13:190.

Bishop, R. R., Church, M. J. & Rowley-Conwy, P. A. 2011. Northton, Harris. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 12:185-186.

Church, M. J., Bishop, R. R., Blake, E. R. R., Nesbitt, C., Perri, A., Piper, S. & Rowley-Conwy, P. A. 2011. Temple Bay. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 12:187.

Church, M. J., Bishop, R. R., Blake, E. R. R., Nesbitt, C., Perri, A., Piper, S. & Rowley-Conwy, P. A. 2011. Tràigh na Beirigh. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 12:194-195.

Bishop, R. 2011. Prehistoric Society Student Study Tour April 2011. PAST 68:5-6.

Bishop, R. 2011. The Creation of ‘Homes’ in the Earliest Farming Period in Eurasia. PAST 67:11-12.

Bishop, R. R., Church, M. J. & Rowley-Conwy, P. A. 2010. Northton, Harris. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 11:178.

Other Unpublished Reports

Bishop, R. R. 2019.  Flixton School House Farm plant macrofossil report. Unpublished Report produced for Dr Barry Taylor, University of Chester.

Bishop, R. R. 2018. Caochanan Ruadha (Geldie Burn) preliminary plant macrofossil assessment. Assessment report produced for Prof. Graeme Warren, UCD School of Archaeology.

Bishop, R. R., Church, M. J. & Nesbitt, C. (2012). Archaeological investigations at Northton, Harris, Western Isles, 2011. Data Structure Report. Department of Archaeology. Durham University.

Bishop, R. R., Church, M. J. & Rowley-Conwy, P. A. (2011). Excavations at Northton, Western Isles of Scotland, 2010; Data Structure Report. Department of Archaeology. Unpublished Data Structure Report: Department of Archaeology, Durham University.

In addition to the above, I have produced several unpublished archaeobotanical and charcoal reports for AOC Archaeology.