Jane Skippington

Jane Skippington joined Queensland Museum in 2017. She has previous worked as a field archaeologist and heritage advisor in northwest Australia. Jane is currently a PhD candidate on the Barrow Island Archaeological Project based at the University of Western Australia. Her research aims to investigate the relationships between people and changing environments by employing stable isotopes ecology to reconstruct palaeo climate and vegetation at sites dating to the terminal Pleistocene – Early Holocene. More broadly, her research interests include the application of analytical chemistry in archaeology, sustainable heritage practice and indigenous land use.



Principal Curator, Indigenous Cultures


Bachelor of Arts (Archaeology) (University of Queensland)

Bachelor of Arts Honours Class 1 (Archaeology) (University of Queensland)

Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) (University of Queensland)