UK Archaeological Sciences Conference 2011

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University of Reading 15-18 September 2011

UKAS is a biennial international conference which aims to bring together archaeological scientists from all areas of the field.

The Department of Archaeology was proud to host the UK Archaeological Sciences (UKAS) 2011 meeting which was attended by 150 delegates from 15 countries.

Download the UKAS 2011 programme and abstracts (PDF 695KB).

Student Prizes

All presentations with a student as first and principal author were eligible.


Prize for Best Student Podium Presentation


Chris Standish (Bristol): A lead isotope provenance study of Irish Bronze Age gold artefacts using LA-ICP-MS


Isabella von Holstein (York): Keratin degradation and multi light stable isotope analysis of archaeological wool samples.

Specially commended:

Domingo C. Salazar-GarcĂ­a (Leipzig): Dietary adaptations in the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic of Eastern Iberia.


Prize for Best Student Poster Presentation


Pascal Flohr (Reading): Suitability of archaeobotanical samples for carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analysis.


Kim Quintelier (Brussels and Ghent): Dietary patterns in the mixed lay and monastic population from the postmedieval Carmelite friary burial grounds at Aalst (Flanders, Belgium) and their relationship with DISH.

Specially Commended:

Lucija Soberl (Bristol): Were dairy products important foodstuffs in prehistory or just a widely used post-firing waterproofing treatment?

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