Dr Nancy Beavan
Brief Description of Research
Dr. Nancy Beavan is a Senior Research Fellow working on Dr Sian Halcrow’s current Marsden-funded project on infant and child health in prehistoric Ban Non Wat in Thailand. Dr Beavan’s research interests include stable isotope analysis of paleodiet in human and faunal remains, the development of chemical pretreatment methods for isotope analysis, and refining radiocarbon dating for bone and teeth. In addition, Dr Beavan leads current research on the enigmatic burial rituals of the Cardamom Mountains in southern Cambodia.