Marta Korczyńska

Technical Assisstant

Palaeobotany and Palaeoenvironment Group
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Lubicz 46, 31‑512 Kraków, Poland


Research interests

  • Impact of agricultural and livestock farming on local changes in the palaeoenvironment during the Atlantic period in the foothills of Western Małopolska.
  • Settlement structures in the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age in the Polish Carpathians.
  • Reconstruction of funeral rites in the Urnfield tradition of Central Europe.
  • Use of GIS tools and multivariate statistical analyzes in archaeological and palaeobotanical research.

Higher education and employment history

  • MSc degree at the Jagiellonian University (2007).
  • Technical assisstant (archeobotanist specialist) at the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS (since 2014).

Membership and awards

  • Main prize at the poster session at the International Open Workshop "Socio-Environmental Dynamics over the Last 12,000 Years: The Creation of Landscapes V", Kiel University (2017).

International experience

  • Poland, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Greece, Israel and Egypt (2002–2020) – participant of over 30 archaeological excavation campaigns.
  • Germany (2020–2021) – study of the Lusatian culture cemetery in Radewitz; in cooperation with Landesamt für Archäologie Sachsen.

Research projects

  • Studien zur neolithischen und bronzezeitlichen Besiedlung und Wirtschaftsweise im Vorfeld der polnischen Westkarpaten (2009–2012); Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung – contractor.
  • Archaeological, archaeobotanical and palaeoenvironmental investigations in the western part of the Nida Basin (2014–2017); grant no. 2013/11/B/HS3/03822; National Science Centre (NCN) – contractor.
  • Inheritance, social network or local adaptation? Bronze and Early Iron Age societies in western Małopolska (2014–2018); grant no. 2013/11/B/HS3/04404; National Science Centre (NCN) – contractor.
  • Searching for a suitable place to settle down: the plant economy and human-environment interactions at the beginning of the Neolithic period in Małopolska (2019–2023); grant no. 2018/30/E/HS3/00867; National Science Centre (NCN) – contractor.

Recent publications (selected)

in preparation