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TrentU PhD Candidate Studies the effects of temperature on Tree Swallows

Simon Tapper is a PhD candidate in Environmental and Life Sciences at Trent University.

Originally from Ottawa, he completed his BSc at the University of Toronto in biological anthropology, and his master’s in primatology at the University of Roehampton. 428 more words


The Dark Story of the 19th Century Orphans of Amsterdam

Contribution by Krista Amira Calvo @trowel_and_bone

At the beginning of the 20th century, the remains of 1500 girls and young women were recovered from the DeLiefde cemetery in Amsterdam.

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John Lindo's research featured in Emory News

John Lindo’s publication in The American Journal of Human Genetics is featured in Emory News. Dr. Lindo specializes in both the molecular and computational aspects of Ancient DNA research. 61 more words


Michelle Lampl to receive Emory University Exemplary Teacher Award

Michelle Lampl, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Anthropology and director of the Center for the Study of Human Health, will receive the Emory University Exemplary Teacher Award (formerly known as Scholar-Teacher Award) at Commencement Monday May 14th. Congratulations!

Biological Anthropology

Six Anthropology Seniors Complete Honors Theses

At our Honors and Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 27, the Anthropology department recognized our six Anthropology undergraduate students who successfully defended honors theses this year.  193 more words

Cultural Anthropology

Fractured beginnings: maternal and infant death

The intricate relationship between mother and infant health is becoming more acknowledged in archaeology, with the increase in reporting and publication of cases of maternal and foetal death. 23 more words

Cultural Evolution

I’ve been interested in how disciplines can bridge the gap between the social and natural sciences as for example between  Social/Cultural and Biological/Physical Anthropology.

An interesting emerging field I’ve stumbled upon is the field of (socio-) 311 more words