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Shidong attended GSMFT Scientific Conference

From 15th to 16th June there was a GSMFT Scientific Conference.  Our team member Shidong took part of the conference with a poster presentation and made a 3-minute speech about  classification of archaeological adhesives from eastern Europe and Urals by ATR-FT-IR spectroscopy and chemometric analysis.  (The conference is a part of Tartu University’s ASTRA project…
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Last team meeting before summer

Archemysts had their last meeting before summer. We decided to meet up at Kassitoome hill and have a picnic. As many of us want to rest a little bit this summer, we decided to have our next meeting in the autumn.  We had a nice gathering with homemade bubble tea, sun and food. It was…
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New research paper by our group member Shidong

Our PhD student Shidong (with co-authors) has published an article about classification of archaeological adhesives from Eastern Europe and Urals by ATR-FT-IR spectroscopy and chemometric analysis.  The article concentrates on ATR-FT-IR analysis of 100 adhesive samples from different prehistoric composite artefacts, pottery and amorphous lumps across Eastern Europe and Urals. The aim of the research…
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Another research paper by our group member Alessandra

Another awesome research paper has been published by our fabulous PhD student Alessandra Morrone. This paper is about baby-skeletons in medieval Sicilian funerary contexts. The paper investigates three child burials within roof tiles discovered in the cemetery of Santa Maria della Valle di Josaphat at Paternò (Eastern Sicily), dating from the XIV century AD.  Available…
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Funding from Baltisch-Deutsches Hochschulkontor for combined radiocarbon and dietary stable isotopes analysis

Archemy Group in collaboration with Centre for Baltic and Scandinavian Archaeology (ZBSA) and Leibniz-Labor für Altersbestimmung und Isotopenforschung der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel received  Baltisch-Deutsches Hochschulkontor funding for the project „Archaeology, radiocarbon and dietary stable isotopes: novel approaches to 14C dating of Baltic archaeological material“. The purpose of the project is to critically evaluate previously obtained…
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Alessandra’s new science papers

Our team member and PhD student Alessandra has been busy and published two science articles. One of them concentrates on human remains from 13th-15th C (with co-authors Mari and Ester and others) and what they show about hunger and diseases. The second one analyses bioarchaeology of past children in the Baltics.  Congratulations to Alessandra and keep…
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New popular science papers by Archemy team members

The 2020 Tutulus has been published! Tutulus is an Estonian archaeology magazine – one issue a year, at the end of the year – provides information on what has happened in Estonian archaeology during the past year. The colorful edition contains only of original stories. Tutulus introduces archaeology, its research directions and methods, as well…
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Archemy-group celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Archemy-group celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on the 11th of February 2021! We have created a dedicated logo to acknowledge, encourage and cherish women in academia. Feel free to download and use the logo for all good purposes! Logo was kindly made by Jaana Ratas. (choose the logo you want by clicking on…
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Our team member received the Estonian national student research competition award

In 2020 the annual Estonian national student research competition was held. Archemy team member Sandra received the National Heritage Board’s II special premium award for her BA thesis “Iru linnamäe kaun- ja teraviljade isotoopanalüüsid” (“Isotope analysis of pulses and grains found from the Iru hill-fort”). It is Sandra’s first research award and it was a great…
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TEDxTallinn 26/09/20

Our prime investigator and leader of the Archemy group, Ester Oras, attended TEDxTallinn talk on the 26th of September. TEDxTallinn talk’s theme was called “Käänaku taga” (“Behind the turn”) and Ester gave a speech about long term changes in food culture, social nutrition patterns and the relationship between food and health. Due to the COVID-19…
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