The purpose of this funding mechanism is to support interdisciplinary, potentially transformative projects
The National Science Foundation, Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Rebecca Ferrell as Program Director for Biological Anthropology. Dr. Ferrell joins NSF on detail from the National Institute on Aging at NIH.
The National Science Foundation is pleased to announce a new competition round for Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships (STCs). STCs program supports innovative, potentially transformative, complex research and education projects that require large-scale, long-term awards. STCs conduct world-class research through partnerships among academic institutions, national laboratories, industrial organizations, and/or other public/private entities, and via international collaborations, as appropriate. They provide a means to undertake significant investigations at the interfaces of disciplines and/or fresh approaches within disciplines. STCs may involve any area of science and engineering that NSF supports.
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This September the Center for Social Justice at the University of Oklahoma will present the second Clyde C. Snow Social Justice Award and honor the memory, work, and mission of the exceptional Dr. Clyde C. Snow. The Award Committee is very pleased to announce that this year’s awardee is the Agrupación de Familiares de Ejecutados y Detenidos Desaparecidos de Calama (AFEDDEP, the Association of Relatives of Executed and Missing Political Prisoners of Calama). This group of women has been searching for the remains of their murdered husbands, fathers, and sons in Chile’s Atacama Desert for over four decades.
D. Tab Rasmussen, PhD, professor of anthropology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, died Thursday, Aug. 7, after an accident at his home in Edwardsville, Ill. He was 56.
This year, the National Science Foundation has teamed up with Popular Science to bring you our newly renamed science and engineering visualization challenge: The Vizzies. The contest is open to everyone. The deadline to enter is Sept. 30, 2014
The Canadian Association of Physical Anthropology 42nd annual meeting is being hosted in Fredericton, New Brunswick. We have set up a website where all up to date information regarding the conference can be found including registration details. The conference dates are November 6-9th , 2014 and we are accepting abstracts until August 15th .
The School of Anthropology and Conservation at the University of Kent, Canterbury is hosting a three-day interdisciplinary conference on “The Anthropology of Hands”. This is an open call to submit abstracts for presentations (podium or poster) at this unique event. The deadline for abstract submission is September 17, 2014.
Professor William Stini passed away the night of Sunday, June 22. Dr. Stini came to the University of Arizona in 1976 as a Professor in the Department of Anthropology. He became a Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine in 1979, an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences in 1997, and a Professor in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health in 1998. He served as Assistant Head of the Department of Anthropology in 1979–1980 and Head of the Department of Anthropology from 1980 to 1989. While at the UA, Dr. Stini served as editor for the American Association of Physical Anthropologists and served a term at Oxford University.
Our meeting will take place on October 18th, from 8.30am – 7.30pm at the Duane Roth Auditorium of the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, La Jolla, CA. Abstract submissions for podium and poster presentations are open now.
Dr. Kennedy is remembered as the husband of Margaret Carrick Fairlie Kennedy, to whom he was married for 44 years, as a Professor at Cornell University since 1964, and as a research scholar in the discipline of Anthropology with extensive field and laboratory studies of the prehistoric peoples of India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. He died on April 23, 2014, in Ithaca, NY.
Only 5 places left! SVP, EAVP, APA, AAPA and SEP members have a 20 % discount on the course fee. INSTRUCTORS: Prof. Chris Klingenberg (University of Manchester, UK) and Dr. Jesús Marugán (UAM, Spain). DATES: August 4-8, 2014; 38 teaching hours. PLACE: Facilities of the Centre of Restauració i Interpretació Paleontologica, Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona (Spain). Organized by: Transmitting Science, the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont and the Council of Hostalets de Pierola.
It is with great sadness that we and the family of Professor George Armelagos announce that Dr. Armelagos died early this morning, May 15.
With ghoulish geniality, Clyde Snow liked to say that bones made good witnesses, never lying, never forgetting, and that a skeleton, no matter how old, could sketch the tale of a human life, revealing how it had been lived, how long it had lasted, what traumas it had endured and especially how it had ended.
SSHB Society for the Study of Human Biology in association with BABAO will be holding a Symposium on Age Estimation in Oxford, UK on 9-11th December 2014.
Formally announcing the formation of the Mid-Atlantic Bioanthropology Interest Group! This will be a group of faculty, professionals, and graduate students in all fields of biological anthropology, from all types of research and learning institutions, designed to foster communication and interaction across our region.
The Forensic Anthropology Center at the University of Tennessee is excited to offer lab-based anthropology methods courses in July. The Introduction to Human Identification course presents basic biological profile methods through lectures and practical activities . The Advanced Osteology Laboratory Methods course covers topics including transition analysis, histology, and digitizing methods.
BABAO 16th Annual Conference of the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology
Friday 12th to Sunday 14th September 2014. The Department of Archaeology at Durham University will be holding the BABAO conference in 2014.
Join the live webcast! "Male Aggression and Violence in Human Evolution" is the topic of a free public symposium hosted by the UCSD/Salk Center for Academic Research & Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) on Friday, May 16th (1:00 – 5:30 pm Pacific Time), co-chaired by Christopher Boehm (University of Southern California) and Richard Wrangham (Harvard University).
It is with great pleasure that we announce the 4th annual meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution (ESHE), which will be held in Florence, Italy from 18-20 September, 2014.
The Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State is proud to announce our Summer 2014 Anthropology workshops available to all students and professionals in Anthropology.
The American Association of Physical Anthropologists awards five prizes to outstanding poster and podium presentations at the annual meeting whose first author is a student. Prizes are given in honor of Juan Comas, Aleš Hrdlička, Earnest A. Hooton, Mildred Trotter, and Sherwood Washburn. This year, we received a total of 39 submissions, up from 25 last year. Each poster or presentation was reviewed by several members of the Student Affairs Committee, and award winners were announced at the annual Closing Reception on the last evening of the Annual Meetings. Due to the high number of applications and the high quality of the submissions this year, the committee decided to award five “Honorable Mentions” in addition to the names prizes. We greatly appreciate Cambridge University Press, Harvard University Press, and the University of Florida Press for their generous donations to the student prizes.