Biological Anthropology Research Seminar


Biological Anthropology Research Seminar

Biological Anthropology Research Seminar

Upcoming events

Inside and Out: Virtual anatomy and cerebrocranial evolution of the temporal regions in anthropoid primates

4pm 29 Sep 2022

The brain does not preserve in the fossil record making any study of brain evolution reliant on endocasts, moulds of the inside of the skull. The middle...

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Past events

Injured, maimed, and impaired: Female experiences of physical impairment and disability in medieval Scotland

19 May 2022

 Within medieval society, perceptions of disability and able-bodiedness were largely based on the extent to which an individual was able to perform the...

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Tales teeth tell: Diet, health and toxin exposure in our ancient ancestors

5 May 2022

Dental tissues contain remarkably faithful records of their development through time, best represented by daily incremental features in enamel and dentine....

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Ancient human bone histology and behaviour in Holocene Asia-Pacific

21 Apr 2022

Bone remodelling processes are influenced by lifestyle, health, disease, and environmental factors. Dr Miszkiewicz’s research investigates these processes and...

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Micro-evolutionary changes in our hominin cousins

24 Mar 2022

Paranthropus robustus is a small-brained, large-toothed hominin species endemic to southern Africa. Thought to be well understood, recent discoveries have shed...

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Impacts of maternal exposure to severe tropical cyclones on birth outcomes

10 Mar 2022

The first 1,000 days of life are crucial in a child’s cognitive and physical development. The Developmental Origins of Health & Disease hypothesis...

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Early Career Showcase

21 Oct 2021

For this week's seminar, we are showcasing Early Career Researchers in Biological Anthropology at the ANU. Adam Bode is a PhD student in Anthropology at the...

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Identity, Poverty and the Great Irish Famine: Insights from Bioarchaeology

23 Sep 2021

Food and diet were identity class markers in nineteenth-century Ireland, which became evident as nearly one million people, primarily the poor and destitute,...

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Exploring the Impacts of Hunting and Logging on Endangered Gibbons and other Primates in Veun Sai- Siem Pang National Park, Cambodia

19 Aug 2021

Looking for a distraction from the perils of lockdown? Look no further, the next instalment of the BIAN Seminar Series 2021 is here! For our next seminar we...

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Exploring stress and social inequality through the lens of spatial bioarchaeology

20 May 2021

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

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