The Crucible team is formed of two editors Dr Gill Juleff and Dr Lorna Anguilano, based at the University of Exeter and Brunel University, respectively, as well as a number of assistant editors from both universities. The Team produces our informal newsletter The Crucible that keeps HMS members up to date with notices, reviews and reports of relevant events and projects on archaeological and historical metallurgy.

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Members of the Crucible Team

Dr Gill Juleff (Editor)
Gill Juleff has been a member of HMS for many years. Gill first served on Council in the late 1990s and was Chair for a term. In recent years Gill returned to the Council and took over as joint editor of the Crucible in 2017. Gill’s primary research interest is in the early ferrous metallurgy of Asia involving fieldwork in Sri Lanka, India and China. Gill teaches at Exeter University and has supervised a wide range of archaeometallurgy PhD projects.
 Dr Gill Juleff
Dr Lorna Anguilano (Editor)
Lorna Anguilano joined HMS in 2015. Since the spring 2016 she is co-editor of the Crucible. Lorna has a PhD in Archaeometallurgy from the Institute of Archaeology, UCL and she is a Research Fellow at Brunel University since 2012.
 Dr Laura Anguilano
Danny Aryani (Assistant Editor)
Danny Aryani is currently an Undergrad Electronic and Electrical Engineering with Renewable Energy System Student at the Brunel University London, also working as Research assistant at ETC Brunel University London. He has joined The Crucible editorial team in autumn 2017.
 Danny Aryani
Carlotta Farci (Assistant Editor)
Carlotta Farci is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Exeter, working on a post-medieval metal-working complex in Dartmoor National Park, Devon. She joined The Crucible editorial team in autumn 2017.
 Carlotta Farci
Amy Flynn (Assistant Editor)
Amy Flynn joined The Crucible editorial team in Summer 2017. Amy is a PhD student in engineering geology at Brunel University London using a multidisciplinary approach to further understanding of geological anomalies in the London basin.
 Amy Flynn
Susanna Venditti (Assistant Editor)
Susanna is a PhD in liquid metal engineering at Brunel University London. She got her master and bachelor in chemistry at La Sapienza University in Rome. She joined the Crucible editorial board on October 2017.
 Susanna Venditti