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Orazio Attanasio awarded Diaz-Alejandro Prize

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Orazio Attanasio has been awarded the prestigious Diaz-Alejandro Prize by the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) for his research on development issues in Latin America.

Dorian Fuller on 'Taming Nature'

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Dorian Fuller collecting oryza nivara in Orissa

Dorian Fuller was recently invited to contribute to a programme entitled 'Taming Nature' on The Forum, broadcast by the BBC World Service.

Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture 2016

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Michael Thompson

The 3rd Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture will be held on Wednesday 25 May at 6pm in the Archaeology Lecture Theatre, UCL Anthropology, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW, followed by a drinks reception.

Institute students organise Lost in Thought Late Event

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Lost in Thought Late Event at the Science Museum

UCL Museum Studies students are contributing to a special late event at the Science Museum this week which will delve into the world of neuroscience.

Diversity of Institute research highlighted at SAA 2016

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The diversity of the Institute's outstanding research and the extent of its collaborative links was showcased recently at the Society for American Archaeology's 81st Annual Meeting.

Dominic Perring on the Mystery of the Crossrail Skulls

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Dominic Perring will feature in the programme Mystery of the Crossrail Skulls to be broadcast on Channel 4 on 24 April.

Institute staff feature in Channel 4's Dispatches programme

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Institute staff feature in an episode of Channel 4's Dispatches programme entitled 'Isis and the Missing Treasures' which is being broadcast this evening.

Prehistoric Society Collections Study Award

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Dawn Cansfield (University of Winchester)

Collaborative research involving Paola Ponce (Archaeology South-East) has been awarded the inaugural Collections Study Award from the Prehistoric Society

Orazio Attanasio and Ran Spiegler awarded 2 Advanced ERC Grants

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Orazio Attanasio and Ran Spiegler have each been awarded Advanced ERC Grants. These grants are awarded to established researchers who have a recent research track-record which identifies them as leaders in their respective fields of research.

PhD Studentship: Early Bronze Age British funerary vessels

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AHRC

Applications are invited for an AHRC-funded PhD studentship offered as a collaborative doctoral award between the British Museum and the UCL Institute of Archaeology (Ref:1539148). The deadline for applications is 25 April 2016.

UCL Americas Nick Witham Awarded Book Prize

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The Cultural Left and the Reagan Era: US Protest and Central American Revolution by N Witham

Dr Nick Witham’s book The Cultural Left and the Reagan Era: US Protest and Central American Revolution has been awarded the Arthur Miller Centre First Book Prize at the 2016 British Association for American Studies conference. The prize is awarded to the best first book on any American Studies topic published in the preceding calendar year.

Richard Blundell awarded 2016 Erwin Plein Nemmers Economics Prize

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The Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize is awarded for achievement and work of lasting significance in the field of economics. Richard Blundell has been selected as the 2016 recipient of this award for his important contributions to labour economics, public finance and applied econometrics. For more information please see the Nemmers Prize website.

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