Sandra HenryLead Research Archaeologist - Cherish Project

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Current Projects

Sandra is lead research archaeologist on the EU funded project CHERISH. Sandra’s role involves developing, guiding and initiating the data capture and research agenda of this collaborative project with Wales.


Sandra obtained a B.A. degree in archaeology and classical studies from the National University of Ireland, Galway, and a M.A. in maritime archaeology, at the University of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg. Sandra has worked as a maritime archaeologist in various capacities including research, commercially and for public bodies.

Research Interests

Sandra’s broad research interests include nautical archaeology, Neolithic archaeology and maritime cultural heritage management. Specific areas of interest are prehistoric seafaring, human interaction and movement, naval warfare, maritime cultural landscapes and underwater archaeological survey and recording methods.


Ejstrud , B., Goddiksen, P., Henry, S., Persson, C., Tomasi, D. and Thomsen, A. (2014) Halls, Houses and Huts. Buildings at Ribe Viking Centre. Denmark: Print & Sign, University of Southern Denmark. 85 pp ISBN 978-87-996237-1-6

Auer, J., Boda, A., Ditta, M., Henry, S., Karali, E., Karlsen, T., Maarleveld, T., Sokulu, S., Sparvath and Wroblewski, E. (2013) SkernØysund Wreck 3 Fieldwork Report 2011. Denmark: Print & Sign, University of Southern Denmark. ISBN 978-87-992214-9-3

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