Andrew Millard is Director of the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and Senior Lecturer in Archaeology, at Durham University. He specialises in biochemical and geochemical analysis of bones and teeth. He has also been researching his family tree for almost 40 years. He is currently Chair of the Trustees of Genuki and Academic Coordinator for the Guild of One-Name Studies. Part of his current research is the Durham Scottish Soldiers Project, which involves analysis of the skeletons of Scottish prisoners who died in Durham in 1650, but also investigating links to living descendants of other prisoners who survived.