Latest anthropology News

Inspirational South West sisters blazing trail in learning and life
Millions in European funding for Max Planck early career researchers
Modern humans developed more effective protection against oxidative stress
Forensic Researchers Call for Proactive Efforts to Address Racism
Those that game together, stay together 25 December
‘freedom church’ unearths its Underground Railroad history
Land availability and wealth requirements shape family systems and economic structures
Molecular Analysis Reveals Oldest Denisovan Fossils Yet
Those that game together, stay together
Prehistoric mums cared for kids better than we thought
Elite scientists recognised 18 November
Genetic Changes in Bronze Age Southern Iberia
Center for Social Sciences awards fall ’21 grants
Max Day awardees aim to safeguard culture and change behaviours
Reading beads: University of Toronto Mississauga researcher examines Indigenous visual storytelling
University of Toronto’s Janelle Taylor to study experiences, care needs of Alzheimer’s patients
Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies’ scholarships put talent, inclusivity on centre stage
Tripartite origins of Japanese populations revealed by paleogenomics
Primates’ ancestors may have left trees to survive asteroid
Ten Millennia of Hepatitis B Virus Evolution
NYU, University of Waikato Receive Mellon Foundation Grant to Protect Indigenous Knowledge and Data
Origin and Legacy of Etruscans
Gay men may be at greater risk for poor skeletal health: University study
Warm oceans helped first human migration from Asia to North America
South Asia, Latin America ‘flashpoints’ of global care markets
Genetics of human face begin to reveal underlying profile
Ahmann co-edits journal issue on ‘late industrialism’
Research on intergenerational impacts of Maralinga nuclear tests supported by Moran Award
Monash leads Australia with over $38M in research funding
Anthropologist examines aging in U.S. ‘Through Japanese Eyes’
Population Dynamics and Rise of Empires in Inner Asia
10 Million Euro ERC Synergy Grant Awarded for Study of Cognitive and Cultural Evolution of Numeracy
Denisovan DNA in genome of early East Asians
Book examines Black Jewish indigeneity in South Africa
Lost Kaurna shield returns home
University Mississauga researcher uncovers evidence of earliest known dairy production in India
Brewing Up Ancient Beer
Armed with 3D scanners, University anthropologists ready hundreds of fossils for virtual labs
Study explores family history amid frontier conflict
UW awarded NIH grant for training in advanced data analytics for behavioral and social sciences
Filmmaker Jeff Palmer tells Native Americans’ untold stories
Neandertal gene variant increases risk of severe Covid-19
Johannes Krause Wins “Fabio Frassetto” International Prize for Paleoanthropology
Y chromosomes of Neandertals and Denisovans now sequenced
Orphaned chimpanzees can suffer for life
From hip-hop to healthy soil: 56 University researchers receive Connaught New Researcher Award
New committee members to advise City on access and inclusion
Hamilton, pirates and Roman horror stories: 10 new courses at University Mississauga this fall