SPOTLIGHT: Science and Environment

Heritage Science & Archaeology: Using Cutting Edge Techniques to Study the Ancient World Katharine Napora, Florida Atlantic University, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Heritage science is an exciting new cross-disciplinary field which aims to develop and employ scientific methods to study the ancient world. By using techniques from chemistry and engineering and collaborating with experts in diverse disciplines, archaeologists are developing new tools to better understand our past – and using what we learn to make a more sustainable, resilient, and equitable future.

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Katharine Napora, Florida Atlantic University, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Katharine Napora, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Florida Atlantic University studies tree rings, shells, and animal bones with techniques including radiocarbon dating and chemical analyses to learn how people interacted with coastal landscapes in antiquity. Napora is also passionate about public outreach and has developed award-winning outreach programs for diverse audiences.

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