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 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.

  2015 SSHB Proffered Papers Meeting 

Southampton, 27 May

Keynote Lecture by Prof Elaine Dennison

The SSHB Proffered Papers meeting will be held in Southampton on 27 May 2015.

Abstracts are particularly sought from graduate students and early career researchers. Please submit your abstracts (less than 250 words) to sshb@soton.ac.uk by 30 April. REGISTER HERE See further information here SSHB Proffered Papers Poster

NEW – Programme and Schedule (Click to download the pdf file)


 2015 SSHB Symposium

Human Biology of Poverty

Lisbon, 2-5 September

The aim of this international symposium is to bring together an interdisciplinary team of researchers, academics, practitioners, and community leaders to discuss the effects of poverty on human biological outcomes. 


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

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