About

Emma is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Archaeology, compiling radiometric age determinations from archaeological sites in New Guinea for the SahulArch database. She is also a scientific communicator and illustrator, specialising in cartoon graphics and infographics to make science accessible and engaging.

Emma received a double-Bachelors in Archaeology and English in 2013 at James Cook University and completed an Honours project in Archaeology in 2014, exploring human-environment interactions through technology. She was awarded a PhD from the College of Science and Engineering at James Cook University in 2020. Her doctoral research incorporated new and emerging palaeoecological methods to record savanna fires in northern Australia in the late Holocene (~4000 years to present) and explore human influence in records of past fire.

Interests
Professional
  • science communication
Research
  • Australian archaeology
  • palaeofire
  • human-environment interactions
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Honours
Awards
  • 2013 - Academic Medal for Bachelor Coursework, James Cook University
  • 2017 to 2019 - Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) Postgraduate Research Award
Other
  • 2020 - Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (CABAH) Irinjili Internship for Women
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