‘Building Archaeological Chronologies’ Workshop
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‘Building Archaeological Chronologies’ Workshop

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Stirling Court Hotel, Conference Centre

University of Stirling

Airthrey Road

Stirling

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The 'Building Archaeological Chronologies' Workshop arose out of recommendations from the Scottish Archaeological Research Framework's (ScARF) Science Panel report that highlighted a need to improve communication and dialogue between archaeologists, artefact specialists and archaeological scientists working in Scotland. This workshop follows on from the first, which was held at the University of Glasgow in December 2013 on chipped and coarse stone in Scottish prehistory.


The programme for the day:

9:00–9:30 Coffee

9:30–9:40 Opening remarks

9:40–10:30 Dendrochronology (Anne Crone, AOC)

10:30–11:20 Archaeomagnetic dating (Cathy Batt, University of Bradford)

11:20–12:10 Luminescence dating (Tim Kinnaird, SUERC)

12:10–12:30 Round-Up/Discussion

12:30–13:30 Lunch

13:30–14:30 Radiocarbon dating (Gordon Cook, SUERC)

14:30–14:50 Other techniques (Gordon Cook, SUERC)

14:50–15:10 Tea/Coffee

15:10–16:10 Bayesian modelling (Derek Hamilton, SUERC)

16:10–16:30 Round-Up/Discussion


The workshop is free to attend and includes teas/coffees and lunch.

Members of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists are asked to register for the event selecting a 'CIfA Member Ticket'. By doing so you will earn CPD credit and be eligible to request funding for a travel bursary. (Please email admin@archaeologists.net to request funding)

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