There are many more excellent student poster and podium presentations than we have named awards. As the result a number of Honorable Mention Prizes are awarded each year.

Recent award winners

2018

Zane Swanson Zane Swanson (CUNY Graduate Center and the New York Consortium of Evolutionary Primatology, NYCEP). The effect of the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) I/D polymorphism on energy expenditure in modern humans

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Natalie O'Shea Natalie O’Shea (CUNY Graduate Center and the New York Consortium of Evolutionary Primatology, NYCEP). Differential preservation of population history in vervet skull anatomy

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Kelly Ostrofsky Kelly Ostrofsky (The George Washington University). Capturing 3-D locomotor kinematics in wild mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei)

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Allison Kemp Addison Kemp (University of Texas, Austin). Effects of reduced binocular visual field on leaping performance in a small-bodied strepsirrhine (Cheirogaleus medius)

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Natalie Laudicina Natalie Laudicina (Boston University). Re-examining birth constraints in non-human primates

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2017

Elizabeth Sawchuk (University of Toronto). Biological continuity over the transition to food production in Eastern Africa: human dental evidence from early pastoralists.

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Sam Larson (University of Pennsylvania). An evolutionary perspective on the contribution of serotonergic genetics to health: lessons from rhesus macaques.

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Tesla Monson (University of California Berkeley). The relationship between dental eruption sequence, phylogeny and life history in the evolution of primate dentition.

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Dominique Bertrand (The University at Buffalo, SUNY). Testing a novel method for collecting salivary cortisol from wild macaques.

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Erin Kane (The Ohio State University). Diana monkeys (Cercopithecus diana) experience fewer mechanical challenges during periods of low fruit availability.

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Elizabeth Tinsley-Johnson (University of Michigan). Socializing by vocalizing: A test of the vocal grooming hypothesis.

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2016

Lu Yao . Using ancient DNA from museum specimens for phylogenetic correction to interpret island dwarfing in Macaca fascicularis.

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Melanie Beasley . Seasonal variation in rainfall at Allia Bay, Kenya 3.97 Ma.

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Brittany Walter . Urbanization and Mortality Risk in Late Medieval London.

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Amanda Lee . Multivariate asymmetry in the femur as a basis for "pair-matching."

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