SoS 74- Growth and a Big Wig: Dr. Barry Bogin

May 11, 2020By Caroline OwensUncategorized No Comments

This week on the Sausage of Science, Cara and Chris talk with Dr. Barry Boginl, a “big wig” in the field and Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Loughborough University. Dr. Bogin discusses his work life-long work on human growth and development, along with the potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on birth … Read More

SoS 72 – Hackademics: Ethical Research and International Student Advising with Dr. Pablo Nepomnaschy

April 27, 2020By Theresa GildnerUncategorized No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 72 – Hackademics: Ethical Research and International Student Advising with Dr. Pablo Nepomnaschy In this episode of the Sausage of Science, Cara and Chris talk with Dr. Pablo Nepomnaschy, an Associate Professor of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. Dr. Nepomnaschy discusses his transformation into a researcher who focuses on … Read More

SoS 70 – Child growth and energetic constraints with Dr. Sam Urlacher

April 13, 2020By Theresa GildnerUncategorized 1 Comment

This week on the Sausage of Science, Cara and Chris talk with Dr. Sam Urlacher, an assistant professor at Baylor University. Dr. Urlacher discusses his work examining life history tradeoffs and energetic constraints among Shuar children of Amazonian Ecuador. In addition, he answers questions about possible links between COVID-19 and child development patterns, and also … Read More

SoS 67- Hackademics: Harassment and SAFE13 with Dr. Kate Clancy

March 23, 2020By Caroline OwensUncategorized No Comments

SoS 67- Hackademics: Harassment and SAFE13 with Dr. Kate Clancy In this installment of our #Hackademics series, Dr. Kate Clancy, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, shares her work on the SAFE13 project and provides advice for dealing with harassment in academia. Dr. Clancy’s work has had significant policy ramifications, exemplified by … Read More

SoS 64 The problematic history of lactase persistence research with Dr. Alice Yao

March 3, 2020By Theresa GildnerUncategorized 3 Comments

This week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. Alice Yao, an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. They discuss Dr. Yao’s archaeological work exploring how genetic markers have been (mis)applied to assess the evolution of lactase persistence. This work has important implications for how … Read More