2019 J. Lawrence Angel Forensic Anthropology Student Paper Award

É com enorme orgulho que sabemos que a nossa aluna de doutoramento, Saskia Ammer,  ganhou o prémio J. Lawrence Angel Forensic Anthropology Student Paper Award de 2019.

Muitos parabéns, Saskia.

It is with great pride that we know that our PhD student, Saskia Ammer, has won the 2019 J. Lawrence Angel Forensic Anthropology Student Paper Award.

Congratulations, Saskia.

More info: https://news.aafs.org/section-news/anthropology-section-award-winners/

ELLIS R. KERLEY FORENSIC SCIENCES FOUNDATION STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

The Ellis R. Kerley Forensic Sciences Foundation was established in 2000 in memory of Ellis R. Kerley Ph.D., Forensic Anthropologist (1924-1998). Dr. Kerley was a pioneer in the creation of Forensic Anthropology. The Foundation, a charitable organization, is dedicated to furthering the development of forensic anthropology by assisting students and professionals in the field of anthropology and support research in the forensic analysis of the skeleton.

More information: ERKF Scholarship Flyer

Archaeologists Find Bound Bodies Of Enslaved Africans In Portuguese Trash Dump

In a new research article published in the International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, Maria Teresa Ferreira, Catarina Coelho, and Sofia Wasterlain of the University of Coimbra dug further into the bone data in order to understand how the 158 enslaved Africans came to be buried in a trash pit in Lagos. Specifically, they investigated the position of each burial, whether or not the burial was made with care, and whether they could identify any evidence that the person’s body had been bound.

More info: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2019/03/22/archaeologists-find-bound-bodies-of-enslaved-africans-in-portuguese-trash-dump/#2d00a9956509

Fundo Memorial Cláudia Sousa para o Avanço da Primatologia em Portugal

“O presente fundo, estabelecido pela equipa internacional de investigação de Bossou-Nimba, tem como principal objetivo a continuação da visão e missão de Cláudia Sousa de encorajar e inspirar o estudo da Primatologia entre os estudantes portugueses. Para tal, um candidato por ano irá ser selecionado para uma estadia temporária no Japão, onde terá oportunidade de conhecer os passos dados pela investigadora no início da sua carreira como primatóloga. As inscrições destinam-se a estudantes de licenciatura, mestrado ou doutoramento de nacionalidade Portuguesa, que tenham sido inspirados pela carreira de Cláudia Sousa, e com interesse em seguir uma carreira na área de Primatologia.”

Para mais informações: https://langint.pri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/ai/en/claudia/?0315

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