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Introduction to Human Osteology Short Course

Introduction to Human Osteology Short Course


A hands-on, lab-based course which will introduce the subject of human osteology using archaeological examples and materials.

Lead by doctoral researchers in Human Osteology and department staff Dr Sophie Newman and Dr Elizabeth Craig-Atkins, the course will provide a broad introduction to the skills and techniques of skeletal analysis of archaeological human remains. Ranging from basic anatomy to skeletal pathology, this course is ideal as a taster for people interested in pursuing further study in biological anthropology/human osteology; a refresher for those who have previously worked with archaeological human remains; or an opportunity for amateur enthusiasts to learn more about what goes on in the osteology lab! Benefiting from full access to our world-class teaching collections and facilities, with the expertise of the department’s staff and researchers, the course balances academic quality with friendly, engaging tuition.

The course will run for three days between Monday 26th March 2018 and Wednesday 28th March 2018.

The course fee covers tuition, facilities and drinks and snacks during break times. Participants are asked to arrange their own travel, accommodation and meals.

For more information, please check our website: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/archaeology/research/osteology-lab/short-courses

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