Category: Student blog

Desert zooarchaeology at Saruq al-Hadid – James Roberts

James Roberts (University of New England, Armidale) discusses his exciting research with the Saruq al-Hadid Archaeological Research Project: Three years ago I was given the opportunity to head to a site in the United Arab Emirates to look at some more »

STUDENT REVIEW: Grand Challenges at the Edinburgh Meeting of Association for Environmental Archaeology – Abigail Buffington

Another review of the recent AEA conference ‘Grand Challenges in Environmental Archaeology’ hosted by Edinburgh is here! Keep reading to see what  PhD candidate Abigail Buffington thought of it all! ——————————————————————————————————————— I greatly enjoyed the opportunity to participate in and attend more »

Student review of ‘Grand Challenges in Environmental Archaeology’ – Nora Battermann

Our first review of the recent AEA conference ‘Grand Challenges in Environmental Archaeology’ hosted by Edinburgh is here! Keep reading to see what Zooarchaeology PhD candidate Nora M. Battermann thought of it all! —————————————————————————————————————————— “In recent years pressure on researchers of more »

‘Rediscovering Doggerland- latest member of the Lost Frontiers Project’

Below we have a lovely introduction to one of our newest AEA student members and information on her exciting project!! ENJOY! ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Hello everyone, as a new student member of the AEA, I thought I’d write a small introduction to more »

STUDENT MEMBERS: share your research with us!!

To all our student members – remember this is YOUR blog which YOU can use to highlight YOUR research! Show us exactly what you know by contributing to the blog and highlighting what it is you find interesting or exciting more »

AEA Conference Poster – Natasha Cross

Check out the great poster presented by Natasha Cross of Bournemouth University at the last AEA conference. Her research focuses on the archaeobotanical analysis of the Early Bronze Age settlement site of Caolas an Eilean in Coll, Inner Hebrides. Click more »

Review of AEA conference – Julia Meen

Review of AEA conference – Julia Meen I’m hoping to bring a dual perspective to the student blog today – my view of the recent AEA conference in Leicester, from my vantage point as both a student and a commercial more »

A conference first – by Natasha Cross

My first academic conference experience as an Undergraduate student- By Natasha Cross My name is Natasha Cross and I am in my final year at Bournemouth University, studying BSc (Hons) Archaeology. I was awarded an AEA conference grant to present a more »

Student Blog: ‘Taking the deepest core in Ireland’

As your new student representative I thought I would kick things off by telling you a little about some recent fieldwork undertaken as part of my PhD research ‘People, Land-use and Time’ which is investigating prehistoric human-environment interactions in western more »

Student Blog: ‘Geoarchaeology across the ages – the Bradford Kaims, Northumberland.’

Tom Gardner Carnegie Trust PhD Candidate at the University of Edinburgh Within the north of Northumberland lies a large postglacial fenland, stretching at a low incline for 14km north to south, emptying to the north into Budle Bay near the more »