Considering that students taking other modules and those in other year groups would not have faced these problems, Siddiqui’s claim suddenly seems a lot more meritorious.
And so the High Court has deemed that the case will go ahead, despite Oxford’s claims that it had no case to answer and that the lawsuit was being brought too late.
post 1700 AD, early Iron Age contexts, late glacial timescales) and when the relationship between the organic materials and the archaeological context is uncertain.
The particular advantage of luminescence dating is that the method provides a date for the archaeological artefact or deposit itself, rather than for organic material in assumed association.
The trial will be an interesting test of how we understand higher education, and already even the more erudite analysis has revealed a sad trend.
Stretched budgets have increased universities’ needs for self-promotion, which has translated into a focus on academic publication over teaching.
The typical range for burnt stone or sediment is from about 100 to 300,000 years.