Revisiting Bouldnor Cliff
On 17 September, the BBC filmed an episode of Digging for Britain at the University of Warwick with Professor Robin Allaby about the Mesolithic finds that are being made at Bouldnor Cliff on the Isle of Wight.
Professor Allaby’s team have been investigating the sedimentary ancient DNA from the site which showed the controversial presence of wheat 8000 years ago suggesting contact with European farmers at the time (Smith et al. Science 347: 998-1001). In this episode Allaby’s team return to the site to investigate their findings further. Program to air towards the end of 2021.
Maria Puig de la Bellacasa speaks of her research on human-soil relations on a recent episode of the BBC3/AHRC Green Thinking podcast series exploring latest research on the climate and nature emergency ahead of COP26.
Alice Mah talks about her work at the meeting ‘Governing Petrochemicals: the dual challenges of decarbonizing the plastics economy and phasing out virgin plastic production.