Dr. Yu Dong is from the Institute of Cultural Heritage, Shandong University in China. Dr. Dong will be lab training in plant isotope analysis with Professor Amy Bogaard at the University of Oxford. More importantly, Dr. Dong will learn how this method has been applied and how the data will be interpreted in other parts of the world, e.g. the Southwest Asia and Europe. With this training, Dr. Dong will be able to apply these methods to the study of Neolithic and Bronze Age China in order to answer key questions about early agriculture in East Asia.