PhD candidate / Guest
Irene Vikatou is often abroad for archival research and fieldwork. When she is in Leiden, she is usually in on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.
Irene Vikatou studied Biology at the University of Athens and completed an M.Sc. in Osteoarchaeology and Funerary Archaeology at Leiden University in 2013. Her field of expertise is analysis of human skeletal remains from archaeological excavations, focusing on pathological lesions caused by external factors, such as strenuous physical activity. Since May 2017, Irene is working as a research assistant for Prof.dr. Ann Brysbaert, on the Set in Stone Project.
2013: M.Sc. in Archeology, department of Osteoarchaeology and Funerary Archaeology, Leiden University (LU), the Netherlands
Final thesis: Are these clogs made for walking: Osteochondritis Dissecans: Evidence of strenuous activity and trauma in skeletal elements of the foot from a post-medieval rural society in the Netherlands
2011: B.Sc. in Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA), Greece
Final thesis: Evaluation of upper limbs differential equations used as sexing tool on archaeological skeletal remains
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