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

Quantifying the shape of growth

6 Aug 2020

Abstract The process of ontogeny plays a fundamental role in the emergence, magnitude and patterning of adult sexual dimorphism. Untangling the complex...

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Applying the polio model to New Zealand: the contingent role of socioeconomic status in infectious disease mortality

21 May 2020

Summary: Non-Māori (settler) New Zealand in the late 19th and early 20th centuries had reputation as ‘working man’s paradise’ with extensive social mixing,...

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The emergence of inequality in the transition from forager to sedentary lives

5 Mar 2020

Almost all living humans live in social world that are profoundly unequal in wealth and influence. By the standard of deep human history, that is a recent...

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The cost of fertility: maternal mortality and morbidity during ancient demographic transitions

17 Oct 2019

Bioarchaeological accounts of the relationship between fertility, maternal and infant mortality have been limited by the inability to measure the prevalence of...

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Biomechanics of the primate mandible in health and post fracture fixation

3 Oct 2019

Mandible (lower jaw) fractures account for approximately 30-40% of skull trauma and are multifactorial, including congenital disorders, cancer, assault, and...

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