Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Gillian Taylor and Rosie Everett

Gillian Taylor is an Associate Professor in the School of Health and Life Sciences, Teesside University. Before coming to Teesside Gillian studied at Newcastle University and was a post-doctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany. Gillian has published in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters on a range of subjects from archaeological chemistry, analytical chemistry and stable isotope analysis. Gillian's main research areas focus is the development of analytical techniques towards forensic and archaeological applications. Gillian has published and collaborated with local, national and international partners in peer reviewed journals of international quality. Gillian's expertise and interest include: Volatile organic compounds - using SPME coupled with GC-MS Preservation processes - chemical and microbiological Decomposition in aerobic and anaerobic environments Mass spectrometry method development Elemental analysis of soil Dr Rosie Everett is a Lecturer in Forensic Science at Northumbria University with a specialist interest in forensic ecology and environmental trace evidence. As a former environmental archaeologist, she has research experience and interest in past environmental archives (pollen, diatoms) for palaeoenvironmental reconstruction with a focus on peatlands and peatland heritage. She has worked with government bodies and NGOs to develop policy and action to support peatland restoration groups and communities in the management and protection of peatland heritage in the face of climate change.


‘What the hell is wrong with them’: GOP senators kill $35 cap on insulin

'Republicans told millions of Americans who use insulin to go to hell.'

As the war in Ukraine devastates the nation’s ecosystems, the world reaches record-high military...

Just one bomb releases a slew of toxic heavy metals into Ukraine’s soil and groundwater. Now multiply this by thousands.

Turning people into corporations?!

The market is not the go-to solution to the major problems of our age.

Hundreds of California farmworkers begin 335-mile march for voting rights

In California, hundreds of farmworkers are marching for 24 days to demand better protections against voter suppression in union elections.

Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed

“A single spark could ignite this combustible situation into a crisis that escalates to military conflict. Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan could provide it.”