Open Science Practices in Environmental Archaeology – Call for Papers now open

Open Science Practices in Environmental Archaeology – Call for Papers now open

Open Science Practices in Environmental Archaeology – Call for Papers now open

The AEA Spring Conference 2020 will be taking place at the University of Oxford on Saturday 28th March, 2020.

All aspects of Environmental Archaeology have a shared reliance on the creation, curation and analysis of quantitative datasets – from counts of molluscs and pollen, to isotope ratios and morphometrics. Too often, this data is hidden behind paywalls, difficult to reuse or simply not made available. This conference will discuss the current state of data in Environmental Archaeology and how open science practices can improve the reliability and reproducibility of research. Issues to be discussed include the standardisation of data recording, data sharing, data repositories, linked open data, the creation and longevity of databases and reproducible analysis (Rstats). Papers are also welcomed on any aspects of open research, including open methods, open data, open access publishing and open education across Environmental Archaeology (as broadly conceived).

Please send a title and abstract of up to 250 words to aea2020spring@gmail.com by 6th December 2019