Biological Anthropology Research Seminar

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Biological Anthropology Research Seminar

Biological Anthropology Research Seminar

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Past events

Peaceful neighbours? Intergroup behaviour in wild bonobos

20 Sep 2018

Intergroup violence and parochial altruism are both prominent traits in human society. However, differences in behaviour towards in-group members and extra-...

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Beyond sequence comparisons - studying human evolution in the age of functional genomics

16 Aug 2018

Much of humans' evolutionary past is documented in our genomes. Traces of our contact with close relatives like Neandertals, exposure to selective forces like...

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Beyond sequence comparisons - studying human evolution in the age of functional genomics

16 Aug 2018

Much of humans' evolutionary past is documented in our genomes. Traces of our contact with close relatives like Neandertals, exposure to selective forces like...

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Getting to Know the Gozitans: Bioarchaeological approaches to exploring fragility and sustainability in Neolithic Malta (ca. 4400-2200 BC)

2 Aug 2018

Human history is punctuated by the succession of changing cultures and civilisations, many of which emerged and disappeared within decades or centuries. But...

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Getting to Know the Gozitans: Bioarchaeological approaches to exploring fragility and sustainability in Neolithic Malta (ca. 4400-2200 BC)

2 Aug 2018

Human history is punctuated by the succession of changing cultures and civilisations, many of which emerged and disappeared within decades or centuries. But...

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Biological Anthropology Public Lecture 2018 - New insights into nutrient balancing of apes and monkeys in tropical forests

15 May 2018

Dr Rothman is broadly interested in primate feeding and diet. The focus of her research program is understanding how primates meet their nutritional needs...

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Claims and counter claims - a review of the scientific process of enquiry in the case of Homo floresiensis

3 May 2018

Thirteen years ago the discovery of a small partial skeleton and other comparable bones were attributed to a new hominid species, Homo floresiensis. This...

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Olfactory predator recognition in the Brown Mouse Lemur

19 Apr 2018

This study took place across 4 years in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar and tested how a primitive small nocturnal primate, the brown mouse lemur (...

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Chew on this: The evolution of human feeding biomechanics

22 Mar 2018

Human skulls are exceptionally odd. In addition to our large and rounded neurocranium, humans are unusual in having a small and posteriorly retracted facial...

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Family Ecology and Children’s Growth in Rural Timor-Leste

15 Mar 2018

This talk will cover three aspects of the relationship between family ecology and children’s growth in rural Timor-Leste:  Rural households in Timor-Leste...

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