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

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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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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Sam Larson (University of Pennsylvania). An evolutionary perspective on the contribution of serotonergic genetics to health: lessons from rhesus 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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Dominique Bertrand (The University at Buffalo, SUNY). Testing a novel method for collecting salivary cortisol from wild macaques.

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

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

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

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