Biological Anthropology Research Seminar

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Biological Anthropology Research Seminar

Biological Anthropology Research Seminar

No events in this series are currently scheduled. Details of future events will be posted as they become available.

Past events

Exploring stress and social inequality through the lens of spatial bioarchaeology

20 May 2021

Zoom Link : shorturl.at/gjzDK Advances in the bioarchaeological conceptualization of inequality have emphasized social power the driver of variation in social...

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Weaning Behaviour and Diet of Australopithecus Africanus

6 May 2021

The last three million years have been characterised by strong climatic instability that drove many species to extinction. Australopithecus africanus lived in...

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The Evolution of the Osteobiography: Medical Curiosities to Integrated Human Microhistories

25 Mar 2021

About this Seminar First coined by forensic anthropologist Clyde Snow in the 1970s, the term “osteobiography” broadly refers to the reconstruction of key...

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Masculine Behavioural Dynamics in Human Self-Domestication

11 Mar 2021

About the seminar Domestication related research suggests past selection against aggressive reactivity prompted a range of correlated changes in domesticated...

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Craniometric differences in mountain gorilla populations: New skeletal material from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

25 Feb 2021

Gorilla biology provides an important framework for reconstructing variation in the primate lineage and understanding the ecological factors shaping this...

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The human-ape interface in an unprotected Cameroonian forest

22 Oct 2020

Abstract The Cross River gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli) and the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes ellioti) are two relatively unknown ape taxa...

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The impact of tourism on gibbons: developing best practice guidelines from case studies in Cambodia and China

15 Oct 2020

Abstract  Nature-based tourism can be a useful conservation tool in regions of high biodiversity value if based on scientific research.  Despite the existence...

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Identification of fallen US soldiers from the Korean War using chest radiographs

9 Oct 2020

Abstract The USA Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s mission is the fullest possible accounting for missing service members to their families and the nation....

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The earliest sea voyages to Australia

24 Sep 2020

Abstract Modern day Indonesia and Timor-Leste have never been connected to the mainland, necessitating multiple sea crossings of our species from mainland...

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The consequences of male-biased sex ratios

3 Sep 2020

Abstract Pauline’s research deals with how culture and institutions shape institutions and economic behaviour. Her recent projects focus on the origins and...

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