PhD problems: tracking resources

Three months into my PhD I have already begun to see the complications which occur when undertaking original research. A problem which has been limiting in the past but never as frustrating as during a PhD is the lack of organisation for research collections and unpublished archaeological reports. The main issue is that records are…

Histfood goes to Italy!

On 19 December 2014 I gave a talk at the University of Turin about my project and the use of stable isotope techniques in Archaeology.Students and researchers of the Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology were present and gave very interesting feedback on the presentation. The students were particularly interested in how isotopes can…

White Rose Medievalist Meeting

The first official presentation of our ‘Faith in Food, Food in Faith’ Network happened on the 22nd of November as the three of us were invited to take part in the White Rose Medievalists Meeting at the University of Leeds. The White Rose Medievalists is an interdisciplinary group composed of researchers and scholars investigating different…