Dr Ulmschneider's research interests include archaeological archives and the history of European archaeology in the 19th and 20th centuries; Lantern slide and glass plates images: the evolution of landscapes, monuments and places; Early medieval archaeology of northwest Europe: economy, markets, towns, coinage, minting, and the development of settlement hierarchies; Metal-detector finds and archaeology: interpreting metal-detector finds and sites in the landscape.
• Co-Director, HEIR (Historic Environment Image Resource): interdisciplinary image database. Scanning, crowd-sourcing and re-photographing historic images of sites, monuments and landscapes all over the world to track global change. Based on Oxford University’s early lantern slide and glass plate collections. Funded by the Reva and David Logan Foundation, the Fell Fund, and Citizen Science Alliance
• Researcher: Scoping Survey of Visual and Material Cultures archives in the Humanities and Social Science Divisions. Funded by the Fell Fund.