Amy Styring moves to Frankfurt as Humboldt Research Fellow

Amy Styring is now a Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany. Her project is entitled: Refining crop isotopic approaches to understanding past farming practice: gaining an archaeological insight into agricultural sustainability in West AfricaShe is using isotope analysis of modern and ancient crops to reconstruct past farming practice in the Sahel region of West Africa. The aim is to gain an understanding of the long-term effects of climatic and environmental change on agricultural sustainability, in a region that today is vulnerable to the repercussions of global warming.


Amy with the Frankfurt skyline in the background