SSHB Proffered Papers Meeting – 10 Oct 2013

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Oxford-Brookes University, 10 October 2013

Headington Campus, The Buckley Building, Room BG11

For full programme and abstracts please see SSHB Proffered Papers Meeting programme and abstract book 2013.

For travel details to Oxford-Brookes University, please see HERE.

Programme

10.00

Arrivals, coffee and poster set-upPODIUM PRESENTATIONS – Morning

10.20

A. Garnish, et al., University of Leeds. What aspects of sleep influence executive cognitive ability in the short- and longer-term?

10.40

S. Scheepers, et al., University of Leeds. Are we losing sleep over information technology?

11.00

Georgina Blakey, et al., University of Leeds. Do differences in treatment for gestational diabetes reflect/produce differences in perinatal outcome? An audit of antenatal care involving: dietary advice alone, insulin and/or metformin.

11.20

Coffee and poster viewing

11.40

Mairi Dent, University of the West of Scotland. Use of BMI and WaHtR in an intervention programme for overweight and obese Scottish children.

12.00

Alize Lacoste Jeanson, University of Bordeaux, France. Dental Mineralization as a possible indicator of menarche.

12.20

Annual General Meeting/ Lunch

1.15

Poster viewing PODIUM PRESENTATIONS – Afternoon 

1.30

Julia Beaumont & Janet Montgomery, University of Bradford; Durham University. Stable isotope analysis of incremental dentine collagen as a method of investigating perinatal health and nutrition.

1.50

Amy Sutton, University of Sheffield. Molar crown morphology in Pan and Gorilla.

2.10

Becky Haywood, University of Sheffield. Attitudes toward teaching ID and Evolution in British Schools: results of a survey questionnaire.

2.30

Keynote address: Humans, food and feeding from a biocultural perspective. Professor Stanley Ulijaszek, Director of the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford

3.00

Tea break & Poster viewing

3.30

Sophie Brookes, University of Sheffield. An investigation into the ancestry of Homo floresiensis through intraspecific scaling and proportional grade shifts in brain size reduction.

3.50

James Kendrick, University of Sheffield. Using a morphometric craniodental analysis of Homo habilis to reappraise issues regarding the genus Homo.

4.10

Stephen Oppenheimer, University of Oxford. The ‘diving reflex’, birth asphyxia, obstructed labour, pelvic dimorphism and Upper Palaeolithic decline in human size.

4.45

Award of Student Prize and tea 

 

See HERE further details for the catering services available at the University

 

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