Research Centre for Anthropology and Health



40th Annual Meeting of the Paleopatholoy Association

9-10 April 2013, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

Curate F, Albuquerque A, Ferreira I, Ferreira T

Bone mineral density assessment in the distal radius: an inadequate option in paleopathology?

Fernandes H, Santos AL, Gonçalves A, Tavares T

Osteological evidence of the relationship between the body and the environment of Ossonoba: atypical dental wear and auricular exostoses in individuals from 1-3rd centuries AD

Marques C, Cunha E, Zink A

Epidemiological profile of neoplasms on four Portuguese identified skeletal collections (19th-20th centuries)

Robles F, António T, Rosa S, Curate F

Lower leg fractures in an elderly woman from the "Espírito Santo" hermitage - Almada, Portugal


82nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists

11-13 April 2013, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

Santos AL, Suby JA

Infectious diseases, beliefs and treatments before antibiotics: examples from Portuguese culture and skeletons


IX Jornadas de Arqueologia Iberoamericana e I Jornadas de Arqueologia Transatlântica

29 April-1 May 2013 Criciúma, Santa Catarina, Brasil

Cunha C, Evangelista L, Silva AM, Tomé T

Arqueologia do Parentesco: Novas Abordagens à Aldeia dos Mortos do Outro Lado do Mar


I Bioanthropological Meeting: a multidisciplinary approach

31 May - 1 June 2013, Coimbra, Portugal

Araújo A, Santos AL

Vertebral lesions on human remains recovered from the 19th to 20th centuries public cemetery of Amieira do Tejo, Portugal

Campanacho V, Cardoso H, Santos AL

Preauricular sulcus, occupation and age in a sample of Portuguese males from the 19th and 20th centuries

Coelho C, Ferreira MT, Wasterlain S, Cunha E

The black slaves: estimating ancestry through non-metric analysis

Coelho J, Ferreira MT, Wasterlain S

Limb proportions in an African slaves sample from Lagos (Portugal)

Costa A, Ferreira MT, Wasterlain S

A possible case of pulmonary disease in a slave child from Lagos, Portugal

Curate F, de la Cuetara JM, Bruner E

The vertebral column of three hominoid species (Homo sapiens, Pan troglodytes and Hylobates lar): a preliminary shape analysis

Curate F, Cunha E, Navega D, Pedroso de Lima J

Geometrical properties of the proximal femur in three identified Portuguese skeletal samples

Fernandes H, Santos AL, Gonçalves A

Trauma evidence in adult individuals from 1st - 3rd centuries AD from Roman Ossonoba

Magalhães BS, Santos AL

A possible case of concha bullosa in a female adult cranium recovered from the "jail cleaning yard" of Évora Inquisition (Portugal)

Magalhães BS, Santos AL

The unburied individuals at the Évora Inquisition (Portugal): complementary between skeletons and documental interpretations

Matos V, Marques C

The early practice of Physical Anthropology by the Renaissance Portuguese physician Amatus Lusitanus (1511-1568)

Paredes J, Ferreira MT, Wasterlain S

Early illness: a possible case of meningitis in a modern child from the foundling wheel of Santa Casa da Misericórdia (Faro, Portugal)

Ribeiro C, Ferreira MT, Wasterlain S

Past granite: anthropological analysis of the Medieval/Modern human skeletal remains from Pinhel (Guarda)

Serrano L, Santos AL

High infant mortality versus low number of diseases in paleopathological literature: the cases from S. Bartolomeu necropolis (Aljustrel, Portugal)


II Congresso Latino Americano, XV Congresso Brasileiro de Primatologia

4-9 August, Recife, PE, Brasil

Spagnoletti N, Prieto J, Verderane M, Mendonça-Furtado O, Izar P, Wasterlain S, Carvalho S, Visalberghi E

Vertebrate comsumption by wild bearded capuchin monkeys (Sapajus libidinosus) from Fazenda Boa Vista (Piauí, Brazil)


5th Meeting of the Paleopathology Association in South America

14-16 August 2013, Santa Marta, Colombia

GEEvH, Santos AL

Dance of the skeletons, teaching bioarchaeology to children and overall public


15th Annual Meeting of the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology

13-15 September 2013, York, UK

Gonçalves D, Campanacho V, Mataloto R

Bones of Choice: the use of cremation weight as an indicator of skeletal representation in the grave

Henderson CY, King G, Caffell C, Gowland R

A sneeze in time: a bioarchaeological perspective on farming health c. 1791-1895

Henderson CY

Visualising labour: 3D scans of entheses


12º Congresso Nacional de Medicina Legal e Ciências Forenses

7-9 November 2013, Porto, Portugal

Navega D, Vicente R, Gama I, Coelho C, Gomes, R, Ferreira MT, Cunha E, Curate F

Eigenfemora: a pilot study on PCA-based image analysis for age estimation from the proximal femur