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LIVE Panel Event | Urban Anthropology | 18:00 (UK time), 21 October 2021

Join us on Thursday the 21st October for an exciting LIVE panel event where we’ll be putting your questions to researchers in the field of Urban Anthropology. Find out more about our panellists below! Dr Constance Smith Lecturer at the University of Manchester “Before coming to Manchester, I was Postdoctoral...

Live Talk | Sellafield: an anthropologist’s perspective on an iconic nuclear site | 18:30 (UK time), 12th October 2021.

Dr Petra Tjitske Kalshoven is a Dalton research fellow at the University of Manchester. As an anthropologist with The University of Manchester since 2009, Petra Tjitske Kalshoven draws on a background that combines the Humanities and Social Sciences (M.A. Classical Languages and Cultures, Leiden University; Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology, McGill University). Kalshoven conceives of human life as...

PANEL EVENT: Women In STEM | Tuesday 20th July 2021 @12:00pm

This event welcomes four incredible women who have a wealth of experience working in the often challenging world of STEM, who will give an insight into their personal journeys, thoughts and advice to future generations of female researchers. The discussion will include: Nicola Flaum: a medical doctor training to be...

LIVE TALK | Physics & Neurodegenerative Diseases | 18:30 (UK time), 13 July 2021

We are delighted to announce that Dr Yolanda Ohene will be speaking to us about her research and experiences on Tuesday 13th July 2021 at 18:30 UK time. Here is some more information about her research: General: Postdoctoral researcher in the Neuroimaging Group at The University of Manchester specialising in...

BLOGS

What is Anthropology? Blog

Anthropology is the scientific study of humanity.   From the Greek ánthrōpos (human) and lógos (study), the term Anthropology was first coined in the 16th century [1].  Anthropology is a huge spectrum of specialisms that encompasses the study of human biology, cultures, societies, languages and behaviours of the whole human species, both presently and historically [2].   In this blog post we highlight...

#PRIDEwithScientists: share your science!

Research by Cech and Waidzunas found that scientists belonging to the LGBTQ+ community are more likely to experience harassment in the workplace and be overlooked for opportunities, limiting their career progression. Inequalities within STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) fields based on gender and ethnicity are more high profile, and it...

The Science of Lifestyle-Based Diets Blog

For LIVE with Scientists’ Diet and Nutrition month, we wanted to explore the science behind four lifestyle-based diets commonly mentioned in the media. Below we discuss some of the research and studies investigating the health benefits of a Mediterranean, Vegan, Ketogenic and Gluten-Free diet. It is advisable to consult with...

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