The work carried out during the NeoMilk project was well-represented at the 7th International Symposium on Biomolecular Archaeology held in Oxford this year.
Iain Kendall presented his work on the effect of trophic level on individual amino acid δ15N values in a terrestrial ruminant food chain.
Emmanuelle Casanova shared with us the method she developed for the compound-specific radiocarbon dating of food residues preserved in archaeological pottery vessels.
Finally, Mélanie Roffet-Salque demonstrated the impact of modern feeding practices on the isotopic composition of milk. This work has been published in Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences earlier this year.
The NeoMilk team members were supported by other members of the Organic Geochemistry Unit (Julie Dunne, Simon Hammann, Jamie Lewis, Lucy Cramp).