Author: Michael Wallace

Abstract Deadline Extended – 39th AEA Conference

The abstract deadline for the 39th Conference of the Association for Environmental Archaeology has been extended to 26th September 2018. Find out about the conference, register and submit your abstract at

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Photo competition #ScientistsandSamples

Have you got a stunning photo of a scientist and a sample? It could be something as simple as sampling in action, processing and sorting a sample or analysing a sample; or it could be a more imaginative take on more »

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Biomarker of the Anthropocene – the results are in!

As part of Science Week 2018, the Association for Environmental Archaeology asked what is the best Biomarker of the Anthropocene? The winner of the popular vote was wheat, followed closely by the broiler chicken. Dung fungi came third and dung beetles in more »

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AEA Pests of Society: Outline Programme

The outline programme for the upcoming AAE spring conference Pests of Society, to be held at the University of Birmingham on 21st April 2018, has just been released. You can find out more about the conference on our events pages more »

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What is the best Biomarker of the Anthropocene? Vote now!

As part of Science Week 2018, the Association for Environmental Archaeology is asking you to choose your favourite Biomarker of the Anthropocene. In two-minute mini-podcasts, leading environmental archaeologists present the case for their favourite Anthropocene biomarker. See if you agree with more »

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Booking now open for Pest of Society conference

Booking is now open for this year’s AEA Spring Conference at the University of Birmingham, 21st-22nd April 2018. For more about the conference and to book head over to the Events section.

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