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Kent at the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) Conference

20th April 2018

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Three staff (Dr Alastair Key, Dr Patrick Mahoney, Dr Matt Skinner) and five PhD students (Chris Dunmore, Leoni Georgiou, Jess Small, Rosie Pitfield, Chris Aris) presented research toward the end of last week at the annual American Association of Physical Anthropology (AAPA) conference in Austin, Texas.

There were two podium presentations (Key, Skinner) and six poster presentations (Mahoney, Dunmore, Georgiou, Small, Pitfield, Aris) on a variety of topics ranging from the co-evolution of the human hand and Palaeolithic stone tools, through to analyses of the trabecular bone structure of ape femurs and metacarpals, and the biorhythm of human skeletal growth. A composite of the poster presentations can be viewed here.

The AAPA is the largest society for biological anthropology-related research and more information can be found here.


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