Doctoral Student – Assistant
In 2020, Natali graduated from geology at the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb. Her master thesis was „Spatial distribution and composition of benthic foraminiferal assemblage from the salt marsh Čižići (Krk island)”. She won the cum laudeaward for excellence achieved during her master’s degree. Especially during the preparation of her master thesis, she gained experience in the laboratory, which particularly includes microscopy of geological preparations. Experience in fieldwork she gained during many fieldworks throughout the country. The introduction to her scientific work is the co-authoring of two scientific abstracts and participation in an international scientific conference. From September 2021, she is employed at the Institute of archaeology as an assistant on the HRZZ project “Technological features and cultural practices in prehistoric pottery traditions in Croatia” (UIP-2020-02-3637). As a part of the project she enrolled in a study program Applied Geosciences, Mining and Petroleum Engineering at the Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering. The topic of the dissertation will focus on pottery analysis with emphasis on physical and chemical properties and the origin of raw materials.