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Past subsistence, agriculture and crop patterns; Cooking, cuisine and dietary choices; Microscopic techniques for the analysis of archaeological food remains
Amino acid geochronology
Dating the Palaeolithic, Quaternary palaeoenvironments and climate change; Understanding molecular stability and degradation; Developing screening and endogeneity tests for palaeoproteomics
Investigating the demography, health, diet and lifeways of people from the past
Crop domestication and movement; Kinship and population affinity studies; Analysis of DNA from artefacts; Sedimentary DNA and coprolite analysis
Stable isotope analysis
Dietary dynamics in historic societies; Quantifying prehistoric human diets; Marine palaeoecology