Biological Anthropology Research Seminar


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

Burning through Time: Pressure on Pyrophilic Primates in the Issa Valley

27 Oct 2022

Burned landscapes undoubtedly posed challenges for human ancestors in ways that we do not understand. In contemporary landscapes, fires destroy and create food...

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Exploring 50,000 Years of Human Adaptation and Disease Development through Ancient DNA Analysis

20 Oct 2022

Since the dawn of humankind our ancestors have been through an incredibly complex and interesting journey. They experienced strange encounters with distant...

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Chimpanzee Behavioural Flexibility: A Pan African Perspective.

6 Oct 2022

The Pan African Programme: the Cultured Chimpanzee ('PanAf') has collected data on over 40 wild chimpanzee communities from 2010 to 2020 using a standardized...

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

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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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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