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Asia-Pacific Biocultural Health News and events

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Central Otago cemetery might be next for archaeological research

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Wednesday, 26 June 2019

With successful operations in the small Otago towns of Milton and Lawrence complete, the University of Otago’s Otago Historic Cemeteries Bioarchaeology Project is now looking to partner with the historic Drybread Cemetery, deep in the heart of Central Otago.

Hill Tinsley Medal awarded

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Monday, 19 November 2018

The New Zealand Association of Scientists Awards recognised three Otago scientists in their recent round, including Associate Professor Siân Halcrow who won the Hill Tinsley Medal, awarded to outstanding young scientists.

Marsden research funding success

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Friday, 9 November 2018

Associate Professor Sian Halcrow and Professor Hallie Buckley, Co-Directors of Asia-Pacific Biocultural Health, both achieved significant research grants in the recent Marsden round.

Children as canaries in the coalmine

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Thursday, 11 October 2018

Associate Professor Siân Halcrow, 2018 winner of the Rowheath Trust Award and Carl Smith Research Medal, will present her public lecture: Children as canaries in the coalmine: Modelling social and environmental change in prehistory.