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Emily Quarato Chosen for NSF Project in Hungary

  • October 07, 2016
Emily Quarato, a junior from New York majoring in chemistry and anthropology, was selected to participate in a National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates site project this summer in eastern Hungary.
Emily QuaratoEmily Quarato, a junior from New York majoring in chemistry and anthropology, was selected to participate in a National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates site project this summer in eastern Hungary, where she studied a Bronze Age cemetery population.

Quarato, who is a UAB Chemistry Scholar and member of the UAB Honors College’s Science and Technology Honors Program, worked in the Bronze Age Körös Off-Tell Archaeological (BAKOTA) Field School hosted by Quinnipiac University and the NSF REU Site program.

Quarato worked with an international, multidisciplinary research team on the analysis of a Middle Bronze Age cemetery and settlement in eastern Hungary. Her project used isotopic analysis of burials from Early and Middle Bronze Age cemeteries.