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UCL Anthropology Research in the Media: ‘Why, as people get richer, do they have fewer children?’

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Research carried out by Dr David Lawson from UCL Anthropology in collaboration with Dr Anna Goodman (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) and Professor Ilona Koupil (Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm) has been reported in the media, including articles in the Economist and New Scientist. Their research published this week in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, tests current theories of why, as human populations get richer, do they start having less children?

Institute welcomes new postdoctoral researcher

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Welcome to David Kertai, a new postdoctoral Research Associate, who recently joined the Institute.

Grant for Institute from the Foundation for Canadian Studies

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The Institute of the Americas has been awarded a significant grant by the Foundation for Canadian Studies in the United Kingdom on behalf of its new Canadian Studies programme in 2012-2013.

Institute launches new Masters degrees for 2013-14

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Small minaret near Gaukushan Medressa, Uzbekistan

The Institute will introduce three new masters degrees in 2013-14, the first of which is concerned with the archaeology and heritage of Asia.

Two new publications by Professor Iwan Morgan

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Professor of United States Studies Iwan Morgan has coedited and contributed a chapter to a new publication that includes contributions by UK and US-based scholars:

Knowledge Exchange success for Institute alumna

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ASE staff giving a guided tour of their Lewes excavations

Congratulations to Hilary Orange who has been awarded funding to undertake a Knowledge Exchange project at UCL.

A dusting of Olympic gold

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Te Maru O Hinemihi (In the Embrace of Hinemihi) have launched a new website (

Dean Sully encountered Olympic gold dust when Hinemihi welcomed the New Zealand Olympic team with a formal powhiri (ceremonial welcoming) at Clandon Park in Surrey.

Cooked at the Kerak

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Eve Hoon (2011) removing the platters from the mender's workshop

A contingent of twenty Institute of Archaeology students took part in the excavations at Tel Bet Yerah (Khirbet el-Kerak), Israel, this summer.

Call for Papers - Cancer Cultures

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A two day International Event at Anthropology Department, UCL on 6th to 7th November 2012

Congratulations to the Institute's new undergraduate students

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Institute of Archaeology students

The Institute of Archaeology is pleased to welcome a strong intake of new undergraduate students, starting this September.

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