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Department of Archaeology News

From left to right: Megan Bower, Asta Rand, Jess Munkittrick, and Alison Harris in front of the poster they collaborated on.

Four graduate students from the Applied Archaeological Sciences research group attended the recent Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA) 42nd Annual Meeting hosted by the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB.

Award recipients: Jess Munkittrick (left), Anatolijs Venovcevs (centre) and Asta Rand (right).

Congratulations to M.A. students Jess Munkittrick and Anatolijs Venovcevs, and Ph.D candidate Asta Rand for receiving the prestigious Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS scholarships.

Catherine Hawkins (right) with Nancy Brighton, coordinator of the student award program (left) and Karen Metheny, CNEHA Chair (centre).

Congratulations to M.A. student Catherine Hawkins who won the student paper award at this year's CNEHA conference held in New Jersey, USA.

Dean's List 2013-2014: Archaeology Students

The Dean's List is a way of recognizing excellence in students who are registered for a BA or BA Honours degree.

3MT competition

Congratulations to M.A. student Anatolijs Venovcevs who was second-place in the recent MUN 3MT Competition.

Dr. Vaughan Grimes

Congratulations to Dr. Vaughan Grimes, Assistant Professor in the Department of Archaeology who has just been cross-appointed to the Department of Earth Sciences.

Looking for ancient human remains in northern Greenland (credit and copyright: Claus Andreasen).

Members of the Department of Archaeology, Dr. Vaughan Grimes and the late Prof. Priscilla Renouf, were among an international team of researchers who co-authored a recent article in the prestigious journal Science investigating the genetics of prehistoric Arctic populations.

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