Alumna Laura ‘Ware’ Adlington wins prestigious archaeology award

The Department of Classical Languages is proud to laud Laura ‘Ware’ Adlington for her award winning dissertation undertaken at the University College, London.

Degree: MSc University College, London

Field: Archaeometry 
Degree title: The Technology and Analysis of Archaeological Materials

Dissertation: Revelations in the Study of Medieval Stained Glass Windows: The Scientific Analysis of Panel 3b of the Great East Window of York Minster by Electron Probe Microanalyser and Handheld Portable X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer. 

(This dissertation is two-fold: It furthers our understanding of Medieval potash-lime-silica glass in terms of technology and conservation, as well as investigating the use of non-invasive surface analyses with pXRF in the scientific study of stained glass windows)

Results: Dissertation awarded a Distinction, and given the highest mark achieved by UCL Institute of Archaeology Masters that year (272 students). Distinction also achieved for degree overall. Awarded Institute of Archaeology Prize.