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The Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture
The Prize Lecture is awarded annually in Geoffrey Harrison’s honour to persons who have made a substantial and sustained contribution to the study of the human biology of living populations and especially biosocial sciences.
The inaugural Geoffrey Harrison Lecture was given in Oxford on 3rd November 2017 by Professor Melissa Parker of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The title of the lecture was Ebola: A Biosocial Journey.
The 2018 Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture
The 2018 lecture will take place on Friday 2nd November 2018 at the Natural History Museum in Oxford. It will be followed by a drinks reception.
This year, the prize is awarded to Professor C G Nicholas Mascie-Taylor, Emeritus Professor of Human Population Biology and Health & Director of Research (Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, Department of Public Health), University of Cambridge, UK. The title of his talk is: From genes to latrines: A biosocial journey.
The lecture and reception are ticket only:
The Parkes Foundation contributes to the spearker's travel and accommodation expenses. The lecture and reception are organized by Oxford Biological Anthropology.
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