The Megaws are internationally acknowledged as experts in the study of the art of the European Iron Age. Dr Ruth Megaw read history at the University of Glasgow, to which she has returned as an Honorary Research Fellow. In 1961 she moved to Sydney with her husband and taught at the Universities of New South Wales and Sydney. Vincent Megaw graduated from the University of Edinburgh in prehistoric archaeology and fine art. He taught archaeology for ten years at Sydney University, moving to the Chair of Archaeology at the University of Leicester in 1972. In 1992 Edinburgh University awarded him a DLitt for his contribution to the study of early Celtic art. Now retired, he is Emeritus Professor of Visual Arts and Archaeology at Flinders University, Adelaide, and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Glasgow University.