Congratulations to all our ASHB presentation prize winners:
2021 Prize Winners (Online)
1st Prize: Caitlin Bonham Smith (The University of Auckland), 'Migration, cosmopolitanism, and trade in a land of palm gardens: What do strontium results contribute to our understanding of “locals” and “non-locals” in ancient Bahrain?'
2nd Prize: Kathryn King (The University of Auckland), 'Dental Practices and Oral Health in Historic Invercargill, Aotearoa New Zealand'
3rd Prize: Maria Margarita Magbuhos (University of the Philippines-Diliman), 'Impoverished and Infected: The Curious Cases of COVID-19 in Barangay Krus Na Ligas, Quezon City'
1st Prize: Afua Adjei (La Trobe University), 'Vertebral Osteophytosis at Ban Non Wat'
2nd Prize: Maya Bharatiya (Griffith University), 'The relationship between zygomatic arch morphology and diet in closely-related primates'
3rd Prize: Samantha Maitland (The University of Auckland), 'Mortality patterns in London versus Soho during the 1854 cholera outbreak'
Honourable Mentions (in no particular order):
Cynthia Parayiwa (The Australian National University), 'Predictors of perceived stress in women pregnant during tropical cyclones in Queensland, Australia: preliminary findings'
Karen Cooke (The Australian National University), 'Histology of a Caries Sicca Lesion from ‘Atele, Tonga (~460ybp)'
Tahlia Stewart (The Australian National University), 'Histomorphometry of paired secondary osteons and Haversian canals in modern human femoral cortical bone'
2020 Prize Winners (Online)
Scientific content and presentation
Equal 1st Prize: Annabelle Clancy (Monash University), 'An evaluation of the thoracic fractures resulting from paediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation' and Karen Cooke (Australian National University) 'Novel application of confocal laser scanning microscopy in palaeopathology: A caries sicca case study'
2nd Prize: Tahlia Stewart (Australian National University), 'Bone porosity and cross-sectional geometry of rib midshaft histological sections from a modern Australian sample'
Communication of the topic for a lay audience
Awarded to: Jennifer Hale (University of Auckland), 'Movement and social behaviour of Javan gibbons'
2019 Prize Winners
1st Prize: Cynthia Parayiwa (Australian National University), 'Interdisciplinary Approach to Mapping Perinatal Exposure to Cyclone Related Stressors in Queensland, Australia – A Methodological Overview"
2nd Prize: Chiara Sumich (University of Western Australia), 'Kin, Reciprocity and Need Explain Cooperative Networks in Natarbora in Rural Timor-Leste'
3rd Prize: Alejandra Cares Henriquez (Australian National University), 'MicroPoly Sharp: Software Program for the Objective Analysis of Linear Enamel Hypoplasia (LEH)'
1st Prize: Meg Walker (Australian National University), 'Preliminary Descriptions of Bone Histology in an Individual with a Possible Klippel-Feil Syndrome, Type III from Neolithic Northern Vietnam'
2nd Prize: Brianna Muir (Australian National University), 'Mortuary Ritual and Social Differentiation at Con Co Ngua, Northern Vietnam'
2018 Prize Winners
1st Prize: Amy King (Australian National University), 'The Object Permanence Abilities of Two Gibbon Species: Hoolock leuconedys and Nomascus leucogenys.'
2nd Prize: Keaghan Yaxley (University of Cambridge), 'Reconstructing the Last Common Ancestor of the Homininae: A subspecies approach'.
3rd Prize: Kirrily Apthorp (Australian National University), 'The habitat of the Cat Ba langur (Trachypithecus poliocephalus) and its potential for expansion'.
2017 Prize Winners
1st Prize: Julie Spray (University of Auckland), 'The Embodiment of Unequal Childhoods in Aotearoa New Zealand'
2nd Prize: Hyab Mehari Abraham (University of Queensland), 'The Impact of the Periodontal Ligament on the Mechanics of the Primate Jaw During Post-Canine Chewing'.
3rd Prize: Nicole Williams (University of Adelaide), 'Students-as-Partners' Technology-Enhanced Co-creation Model to Improve Student Engagement and Attitudes to Anatomy Learning.'