Conferences, workshops and lectures 2015


November 2015: The 2015 London Quaternary Lectures (#CQRLQL)

Professor Melanie Leng

Wednesday 4th November 2015. Venue: Royal Holloway University of London, Queen's Lecture Theatre. Talks from 16:00 to 18:00, refreshments 17:00–17:30 and a wine reception from 18:30pm. Speakers: 16:00: Professor Melanie Leng (British Geological Survey & University of Nottingham) "How Isotopes are used to unravel a million years of Mediterranean climate history from Lake Ohrid in the Balkans". 17:30: Professor Anson Mackay (University College London) "Unravelling impacts of abrupt climate change during interglacials in central Asia: an isotope approach".

More information from Prof Danielle Schreve

October 2015: Big isotope and archaeology data

Participants of the one day workshop

A one day workshop to discuss the issues and possibilities surrounding forming an isotope database for Archaeological isotope data was held at the British Geological Survey on Tuesday 20th October 2015. Please contact Dr Angela Lamb for more information. Participants were L-R seated: Angela Lamb, Michelle Alexander, Hazel Reade, Tamsin O’Connell, Jessica Pearson (laptop via skype), Richard Madgwick, Carolyn Chenery and L-R standing: Oliver Craig, Sarah Mallet, Andrew Chamberlain (on screen), Holly Miller, Jane Evans, Gundula Muldner and Rhiannon Stevens. Also present were Naomi Sykes and Kate Britton (via Skype).

June 2015: Science Based Archaeology and Geochemistry


A one day workshop is scheduled to discuss Science Based Archaeology research being undertaken at the British Geological Survey and the University of Nottingham. The workshop will be held at the BGS on Monday 1st June 2015. Please contact Dr Angela Lamb for more information (places open only to BGS and UoN staff).