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16th Nov 17 I The EvoBugs Workshop

How human behaviour impacts the evolution of pathogens and vice versa The EvoBugs Workshop (funded by the European Human Behaviour and Evolution Society, EHBEA) When: 16th of November (Week 6) from 2-5pm Where: Pitt Rivers Museum – Blackwood Room How human behaviour impacts the evolution of pathogens and vice versa ScheduleShort talks (2-5 pm, including a 30 […]

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3rd Nov 17| Ebola: A biosocial journey (Harrison Lecture)

Join us at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History to celebrate Prof. G. Harrison’s contribution to the field of Biological Anthropology. This year, the prize has been awarded to Prof. Melissa Parker. She will be talking about “Ebola: A biosocial journey“. The lecture is open to the public, so feel free to bring your family! The […]

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3rd-4th Nov 17 I Human Adaptation & Diversity Meeting

#HumanAdapt2017 is an OPEN conference @ the Oxford University Museum of Natural History  Human adaptation conference booklet Friday 3rd Nov 5-6.30pm: Harrison Lecture by Prof. M. Parker (Lecture theatre) https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-geoffrey-harrison-prize-lecture-by-prof-melissa-parker-tickets-38435017171 6.30-7.30pm: Drinks reception + Poster session (Dinosaurs hall)   Saturday 4th Nov 10-12pm: Poster Session Open to the Public (Dinosaurs hall) 2-4pm: Talks (Seminar room) 5-6pm: Lecture by Prof. Rob Foley (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/our-evolutionary-history-the-complex-route-to-being-human-prof-foley-tickets-38514838920) […]

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Call for Nominations – Parkes Foundation Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture 2017

The Parkes Foundation is pleased to announce the inaugural Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture on Human/Biosocial sciences. Geoffrey Harrison is one of the most important figures in 20th century Human Biology. He was a key member of the pioneering group of scientists who developed the new Human Biology from the old Physical Anthropology along with Joe Weiner, Derek Roberts, Jim Tanner, […]

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EvoDiet Workshop with Prof Luiselli

What do we know about the evolution of diet in Hominin and Primates? What does it tell us about the so-called PaleoDiet? What implications for food studies? Join in the discussion on the 10th of May at the Pitt Rivers Museum | Blackwood Room, 2-5pm. RSVP at bioanth@nullanthro.ox.ac.uk evodiet-workshop      

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The 4th Workshop of Biological Anthropologists

The School of Archaeology (University of Oxford) in conjunction with the Advanced Core Research Centre for the History of Human Ecology in the North will be running a one-day Biological Anthropology conference on January 13 at the Institute of Archaeology. The provisional programme can be found here: Core-to-Core Workshop Programme.

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Genetic Structure and Cultural Transitions in Southern African Populations Correlate with Geography

A new paper in Genetics by Dr Capelli and his group analyses the genetic profiles of over 600 individuals from 51 southern African populations. The findings reveal that the genetic structure of these populations does not correlate with language or subsistence strategy, but instead with geography, demonstrating the important affect isolation and distance has in the region. […]

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Biological Anthropology: Possible Futures (3rd Nov)

About This event is in celebration of the launch of a Biological Anthropology Research Network at the University of Oxford. A discussion from across the field What are the possible futures for Biological Anthropology? What can Biological Anthropology offer to the future of humanity? The event brings together four leading researchers from across the field […]

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