Two of our members – Mari and Eve – have been nominated for outstanding women academics in the AcademiaNet portal

The Estonian Research Council (ETAG) has submitted the names of 65 Estonian researchers for inclusion in the AcademiaNet portal of successful women scientists, two of whom are Mari and Eve. The aim of the portal is to highlight successful women scientists and to raise their international profile. The portal is also a good tool for…
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Ester in a show called “Estonian success stories”

Ester talked about our team and gave an overview of what we study and how we do it – Archemy unites soft and hard sciences to answer archaeological questions. Ester believes our strengths lie in the small size of the community. We also have excellent labs where we can do world-class science and a highly-motivated…
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Archemy in Estonian Public Broadcast show Ringvaade

Estonian Public Broadcast’s show Ringvaade visited our team to see what our group is up to.  Our team members Kristiina, Agnes and Sandra discussed whether Estonians ate horse meat and how a pottery sherd can tell us whether people cooked fish in Estonian National Broadcast show Ringvaade.  You can see the clip below!

Celebrating Women and Girls in Science

On Friday, the 11th of February, Archemy celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Please take this day to acknowledge, encourage and cherish women in academia!   As part of celebrating this special day the Estonian Young Academy of Sciences (EYAS) launches a social media campaign to introduce one’s research to the wider…
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Archemy sums up 2021

Archemy team has had a busy year.  The whole team came together at the end of 2021, went sleighing, had fun in Tartu’s little christmas village and exchanged presents. A lot was discovered last year and hopefully a lot of new discoveries are on the way.  Follow our teams results and discoveries here. 

C14 dating workshop

On the 8th of October (10 am ‒ 16 pm) John Meadows is having a workshop about radiocarbon dating, selecting samples and statistical modelling. Workshop is held in Jakobi 2-213.  Participants must have a COVID-19 immunisation certificate and the workshop is limited to 24 participants. To participate, please fill in the registration form. (This project of…
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John Meadows is giving a seminar about radiocarbon dates

On the 6th of October at 16.15 pm John Meadows (in co-operation with Archemy and The Baltic-German University Liaison Office) is doing a seminar about „Dating the spread of pottery across north-eastern Europe: legacy radiocarbon dates versus new dates from the INDUCE project“. The seminar is held in Jakobi 2-213.  (This project of the Baltic-German…
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Archemy is taking part of this year’s Researchers’ Night Festival

Archemy team members (Kristiina, Shidong, Jan-Michael, Sandra and our newcomer Agnes) and the Department of Archaeology staff at the University of Tartu, in cooperation with the Tartu City Museum, will take part of this year’s Researchers’ Night Festival. Event’s topic is about ancient and medieval cesspits and information that can be collected on ancient and…
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New paper from our group

Our team member and principal investigator Ester (with co-authors) have a new science paper out about hunter-fisher-gatherer pottery production and use at the Neolithic shell-midden of Rinnukalns, Latvia. Rinnukalns site in northern Latvia offers a rare opportunity to study long-term trends in ceramic production and function at an European hunter-fisher-gatherer site. In the article the…
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Shidong and Jan-Michael attended GSMFT Scientific Conference

From 15th to 16th June there was a GSMFT Scientific Conference.  Our team members Shidong and Jan-Michael took part of the conference. Shidong participated 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.  Jan also participated in the event…
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