Society for the Study of Human Biology

The Society for the Study of Human Biology (SSHB) is a learned society whose objectives are the general advancement and promotion of research in the biology of human populations in all its branches, including human variability and genetics, human adaptability and ecology, and human evolution. In particular, the Society holds meetings and symposia and arranges for the publication of symposia, of original research and other reports to advance its objectives. The Society for the Study of Human Biology is a full organisation member of the Royal Society of Biology – the leading professional body representing many of the learned societies and other organisations making up the diverse landscape of the biological sciences, as well as thousands of individuals.


Upcoming conferences and Meetings

Human biology of migration | 2016 SSHB symposium: 30 November – 2 December, Aarhus, Denmark.


Grants and research awards.

  1. Postgraduate Student Travel Prize: Deadline 21 October 2016
  2. 2016 Young Investigator of the Year Award: Deadline 30 October 2016


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The official journal of the SSHB is the Annals of Human Biology

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