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Science in Archaeology Day - St John's College

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Hosted by St John's College, Science in Archaeology Day will give prospective undergraduate students an opportunity to see how archaeologists and biological anthropologists use science to uncover human past. Featuring presentations and hands-on activities on major methods and themes such as:

  • geoarchaeology and the development of landscapes
  • human evolution and ancient DNA
  • zooarchaeological investigations
  • archaeobotany and the origins and spread of agriculture
  • the isotopic analyses of human and animal material, to study palaeodiet and palaeoclimate
  • chemical analyses of archaeological materials
  • human morphology

Current Year 12 students, mature students, parents/carers and teachers are more than welcome to attend.

In some cases travel bursaries may be available. Please contact our outreach coordinator, Laure Bonner, at outreach@arch.cam.ac.uk to find out more.

The event is free to attend, but booking is required.

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