Queen's University, Belfast

Current Position Director of 14Chrono Centre
Telephone +44 (0) 2890973980
Email p.j.reimer@qub.ac.uk
Departments School of Natural and Built Environment
Quadrat Core Themes Earth Systems
Methods I Use Bio / Geo / Chemical Analytical


Key Research Interests

  • Radiocarbon dating and calibration
  • Marine and freshwater 14C reservoir ages
  • Palaeoenvironmental change
  • Palaeodiet
  • Source and fate of carbon in the environment

Recent Key Papers

  • van der Sluis LG, Reimer PJ, Ogle N. 2018. Adding Hydrogen to the Isotopic Inventory—Combining δ13C, δ15N and δ2H Stable Isotope Analysis for Palaeodietary Purposes on Archaeological Bone. Archaeometry (in press, available on-line).
  • Keaveney EM, Reimer PJ, Foy RH. 2015. Young, old, and weathered carbon-Part 1: using radiocarbon and stable isotopes to identify carbon sources in an alkaline, humic lake. Radiocarbon 57(3):407-23.
  • Reimer PJ, Bard E, Bayliss A, Beck JW, Blackwell PG, Ramsey CB, Buck CE, Cheng H, Edwards RL, Friedrich M, Grootes PM, Guilderson TP, Haflidason H, Hajdas I, Hatté C, Heaton TJ, Hoffmann DL, Hogg AG, Hughen KA, Kaiser KF, Kromer B, Manning SW, Niu M, Reimer RW, Richards DA, Scott EM, Southon JR, Staff RA, Turney CSM, Plicht Jvd. 2013. IntCal13 and Marine13 radiocarbon age calibration curves 0-50,000 years cal BP. Radiocarbon 55(4):1869–87.

Summary Title of Current Studentships

The impact of geographic variability and species diversity on modern carbon off-sets within the genus Cyclophorus: A case study from an isolated limestone massif in Northern Vietnam