Beatrice Demarchi CV

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Oct 2006 –
Nov 2009





Oct 2004 –
Sep 2006






Oct 2001-

Jul 2004






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Dec 2009 –

Sep 2013





Oct 2006 –

Oct 2009




Sep 2005 –

Sep 2006





Nov 2004 -

Jul 2005





May 2004 -

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BioArCh, Biology S Block, University of York, YO10 5YW York, UK
Department of Chemistry, University of York YO10 5DD York, UK

+44 (0) 1904 328806 (BioArCh)
+44 (0) 01904 432580 (Chemistry)


beatriceATpalaeo.eu




PhD in Archaeological Science (awarded 26-02-2010): “Geochronology of coastal prehistoric environments: a new closed system approach using amino acid racemisation”


Dept of Archaeology, University of York


MSc, Conservation Science (“Science and Technology for the Cultural Heritage”) (awarded Sep 2006; 110/110 cum laude and “Dignity of Press”)

Dept of Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences,  University of Turin, Italy


BSc Conservation Science (“Science and Technology for the Cultural Heritage”) (awarded Jul 2004, 110/110 cum laude)

Dept of Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences, University of Turin, Italy




NERC Postdoctoral Research Associate; project “Building a better eggtimer?”

Department of Chemistry, University of York, York, UK.



Marie Curie Early Stage Research Fellow (PALAEO)

Department of Archaeology, University of York, York, UK.


Studentship for a conservation project involving historic buildings in the City of Turin.

Funded by City of Turin and University of Turin, Italy.


University Administration Student Assistant as a collaborator in a student’s opinion survey.

Dept of Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences, University of Turin


University Administration Student Assistant as a collaborator in the creation of an excel database of departmental resources for languages teaching.

Language Centre, Dept of Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences, University of Turin


Experienced in a wide range of analytical techniques commonly applied to archaeological and conservation sciences, i.e. HPLC, FT-IR and UV-vis spectroscopy, SEC, XRD, XRF, SEM, MALDI MS-MS.


Italian (mother tongue); English (proficient user); French (independent user); Spanish (basic user)


Very good command of Microsoft Office™ tools (Word™, Excel™ PowerPoint™ and Access™); Origin™ and SigmaPlot™ for statistical analysis; ModelKinetix™ for data modelling.


Demarchi, B., Penkman, K. & Collins, M. 2007 "Prehistoric sea-shores: shells, humans and ice". Poster presented at UKAS Conference, Sep 2007, Cambridge Demarchi, B., van Asperen, E. & Penkman, K. 2007 "To date or not to date?". Talk presented at TAG07, Dec 2007, York

Demarchi, B., Penkman, K. &  Collins, M. 2008 "Sea-shells and sea-shores: extending AAR to the coast". Poster presented at the QRA Annual Meeting, Jan 2008, London

Demarchi, B. & Penkman, K. 2008 "Early humans on the Rock: new developments in amino acid racemisation dating". Talk presented at 37th International Symposium on Archaeometry, May 2008, Siena

Cappellini, E., Solazzo, C., Demarchi, B., Campani, E., Casoli, A. 2008 “Preliminary characterisation of artistic painting binders by protein mass spectrometry”. Poster presented at 37th International Symposium on Archaeometry, May 2008, Siena

Demarchi, B. & Penkman, K. 2008 "AAR dating: geochemistry at the service of the past". Talk presented at the British Organic Geochemistry Society annual meeting, Jul 2008, Newcastle

Demarchi, B. & Penkman, K. 2008 "AAR and fossil shells: unveil the undatable". Poster presented at the International Symposium in Biomolecular Archaeology, Sep 2008, York

Demarchi, B. & Penkman, K. 2009 "Desperate dating for the Old Men: new advances in Amino Acid Racemisation". Talk presented at the CALPE meeting, Sep 2009, Gibraltar

Demarchi, B. & Penkman, K. 2010 “New applications of amino acid geochronology to marine environments”. Poster presented at the QRA Annual Meeting, Jan 2010, Durham



Prizes and awards
: “Dignity of Press” award for MSc thesis (Sep 2006); two “Menzione” prizes of the Industrial Union of Turin, for both MSc (Sep 2007) and BSc (Sep 2005) research; awarded prizes for student talk (British Organic Geochemistry Society annual meeting, Jul 2008, Newcastle) and student posters (UKAS Conference, Sep 2007, Cambridge; International Symposium in Biomolecular Archaeology, Sep 2008, York).

Funds awarded
: Studentship for a conservation project involving historic buildings in the City of Turin. Funded by City of Turin and University of Turin, Italy.

Invited talks
: University of Turin (invited lecture, May 2009); University of York (invited seminar to the Senior Common Room, Kings Manor, Feb 2009)

Invited papers
: Demarchi, B., Williams, M., Russell, N., Milner, N., Bailey, G. and Penkman K.E.H. AAR dating of shell middens: a mound of possibilities. Quaternary International, submitted

Conference organisation
: Member of the Organising committee for the International Symposium in Biomolecular Archaeology, Sep 2008, York; leader for the abstract book publication team.

Reviewer activities:
International Journals (Archaeometry); Conference proceedings (International Symposium in Biomolecular Archaeology; Springer Conference Proceedings)