Over the past several months, the importance of social media in academia has really proven itself to me. Initially, I felt that social media was strictly a personal thing or something used to promote businesses or television shows. 589 more words
Tags » Biological Anthropology
Well I’m a little late to the season for dig updates, but that’s not going to stop me!
I’m off to Astypalaia, a remote Greek island in the Mediterranean where I am participating in a bioarchaeology field school that is excavating a children’s cemetery. 15 more words
An unfortunately reality of being in a young, terminal MA program is that there is very little assistance in the way of funding thesis research. I currently have two part time assistantships at my university that both expire at the end of June, and then my usual teaching assignment will pick back up in mid-August. 99 more words
New Biological Anthropology Degree with professional practice
Biological anthropology focuses on the study of human evolution and adaptation. Biological anthropologists are particularly interested in investigating why variation arose and how it is maintained, as well as trying to explain how people are adapted to the environments in which they live. 165 more words
There has been a great deal of coverage over the last few weeks in my local newspaper (the Ottawa Citizen) of a story I’ve been following and trying to get involved in. 155 more words