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Department of Archaeology


The Biological Anthropology Seminar Series hosts talks by international scholars in Biological Anthropology.

Seminars for the academic year 2020-2021 term - Online!

Registration essential - click on individual titles below for more information

Contact name: 
Amélie Beaudet, Lucía Nadal Urías and Matthew Van Schalkwyk
Event location: 
Online via Zoom (sign up via the dedicated link for each talk)

Events In This Series For This Academic Year

Session Name Date Event speaker
The Global Microbiome Conservancy - understanding and preserving our microbial heritage Wednesday, 14 October, 2020 - 16:30 Dr Mathieu Groussin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Evolutionary demographic models reveal the strength of purifying selection on susceptibility alleles to late-onset diseases Wednesday, 21 October, 2020 - 16:30 Dr Samuel Parvard, Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
Communication, cooperation and culture in Shark Bay dolphins Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 - 16:30 Dr Stephanie King, University of Bristol
Multiple burdens of malnutrition among Maya families in Yucatan and how language impacts health outcomes Wednesday, 4 November, 2020 - 16:30 Dr Inês Varela-Silva, University of Loughborough, with Hugo Azcorra, Maria Teresa Castillo-Burguete, Sabine Little
Assessing the double burden of malnutrition in sub-Saharan Africa: lessons from the Birth to Twenty Plus (Bt20+) cohort Wednesday, 18 November, 2020 - 16:30 Lukhanyo Nyati, University of the Witwatersrand
Assessing the locomotor behaviour of early humans using biomechanical modelling Wednesday, 25 November, 2020 - 16:30 Dr Ashleigh Wiseman, Royal Veterinary College
BioAnth Seminar Series PhD research presentations Wednesday, 2 December, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:30 Current PhD students
Carnivore taphonomy and the importance for early hominin evolution Wednesday, 3 February, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr Mari Carmen Arriaza
Genetic diversity and olfactory perception Wednesday, 10 February, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr Harilanto Razafindrazaka
Synchrotron and laboratory X-ray CT in natural and cultural heritage Wednesday, 17 February, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr Vincent Fernandez
From brain structure to brain function in human evolution Wednesday, 24 February, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr Alexandra de Sousa
Planet of the Apes: Dispatches from the great Miocene empire in Africa Wednesday, 3 March, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr Isaiah Nengo
PhD Student Research Talks Wednesday, 10 March, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30
The Pensive Primate: Emergence of modern cognition Wednesday, 17 March, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr Ian Tattersall