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March 26, 2020

During these crazy times, CRUMBEL is holding on. All CRUMBEL team members work from home to stay safe and healthy. Although apart, we are still united via social media, email, and other forms of digital communication. Fortunately, we undertook a tremendous amount of an...

In November, Charlotte and Sarah presented a poster at a special Metal Ages edition of the ‘Union Internationale des Sciences Préhistoriques et Protohistoriques’ (UISPP) conference held in Edinburgh. The conference was named “Where are you going? Reconsidering Migratio...

December 3, 2019

Dr. Giacomo Capuzzo attended the SPATIAL Isotopes in Biogeochemistry & Ecology Course at the University of Utah. The course, organized by Prof. Gabriel Bowen, has been a unique opportunity for him to get in touch with highly recognized experts in isotopic systems and i...

November 20, 2019

Marta Hlad, Barbara Veselka and Christophe Snoeck are currently analysing about one hundred cremated human remains at the Forensic Anthropology Center of the University of Tennessee. This collection provides a unique opportunity to test various sexing and ageing method...

July 31, 2019

Kevin Salesse and colleagues just published a new contribution in the International Journal of Paleopathology.

This paper aims at investigating the possible existence of isotopic offsets in δ 13 C col and δ 15 N col values in relation to tertiary syphilis. For this stud...

June 25, 2019

In the past week, the first radiocarbon dates within the CRUMBEL project have been obtained at the Radiocarbon Dating Laboratory of the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage in Brussels (IRPA/KIK). 

Thirty-five cremated bone samples from 13 archaeological sites located...

June 11, 2019

The CRUMBEL Team is very proud to share that our very own Barbara Veselka won the Early Career Researcher Prize for Best Oral Presentation at UKAS 2019, in Manchester. She shared some results of her PhD research in a dynamic and engaging presentation entitled “Debunkin...

Christophe, Amanda, Kevin, Elisavet, Sarah, and Barbara represented the CRUMBEL project team at the biannual UKAS conference in Manchester.

This year’s UKAS program was filled with interesting talks with topics ranging from palaeoclimate and environmental change to mobi...

April 11, 2019

Between the 18th and 22nd of March, we visited Vienna to learn more about tooth cementum annulation (TCA), that can be used to estimate age-at-death of individuals from archaeological collections. This is particularly useful when studying cremated human remains since t...

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