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On The Importance of Social Media in Academia

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

Off To Greece! Excavation Updates Coming Soon!

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


Self-funding My MA Thesis Project

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

Anthropology Field School

When opportunity comes knocking…

I have been working very hard to achieve my goals.  I have been saving money to travel to a field school for anthropology.   28 more words


Welcome to Catch!

Catch! Is a blog set up by Jennifer Cole, a PhD Student at Royal Holloway University of London funded under a scholarship from the cross-disciplinary Health, Human Body and Behaviour (H2B2) programme. 176 more words

Biological Anthropology

New Biological Anthropology Degree at the University of Kent for 2016 entry

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

Applying To University In The UK

Bioarchaeology exposing Canada's Shameful Past -Aboriginal Residential Schools

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