AM Hocart Essay Prize 2008

23 June 2009

AM Hocart Essay Prize 2008 has been awarded to Amy McLennan.  Essay Title: ‘What the nose knows: the role of odour in ritually-induced bodily transformation and implications for obesity research in the Pacific Islands’. Amy is an MPhil in Medical Anthropology, and has also been... More >


17 June 2009

We are pleased to announce that the first online issue of the revived Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford is now up on the ISCA website (under ‘Publications’). This is to be a joint venture with the School of Anthropology and OUAS, and will be a free download coming out twice a year... More >

The Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity is awarded BUPA Foundation Grant

10 June 2009

The Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity has been successful in obtaining a BUPA Foundation Grant of £79,000 for 18 months for a project entitled ‘A pilot study to test two competing theories of population obesity’. Professor Stanley Ulijaszek is the Lead Investigator, with Professor Avner... More >

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