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January 10, 2019

This study concentrates on the Zagros region during a crucial period in human history. Wide-scale transition from mobile hunter-gatherer to sedentary farmer-herder in the Fertile Crescent, during the Neolithic period, has been identified, indicating the establishment of new lifestyles and diets, including plant and animal domestication. However, despite being a region of such significance, the Zagros area has received little attention in terms of palaeoenvironmental studies.

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November 19, 2018

The recent announcement of the oldest ‘intact’ shipwreck from the... Read More

August 31, 2018

PhD student Rachael Shuttleworth (@rachshuts) from NOC recently visited local school Oakwood Primary where she held a morning session with the reception class as part of their annual science week. After a short assembly introducing the children to key concepts such as global warming and climate change the classes were split up into groups for an experiment using infra-red lamps to heat up bottles filled with CO2 and air – where the bottle that was filled up with CO2 got hotter, faster!... Read More