Oshinsky-McKern Award for Best Student Podium Presentation

Year

Recipient

Title

Award

2017

 

Natasha Hoehn
University of Calgary

Maternal mental health is not associated with an index of child health in rural Nicaraguan children aged 2-12 years

$500

Emeline Raguin
Université de Montréal
Zonal osteons: comparison between BSE/SEM and Polarized Light Microscopy techniques Honourable Mention

2016

Iulia Bădescu
University of Toronto

Weaning and comfort nursing in wild chimpanzees shown using fecal stable isotopes and behavioural data

$500

2015

Adrianne Offenbecker
University of Calgary

Examining violence at Casas Grandes, Mexico using strontium isotope analysis

$500

Madeleine Mant
McMaster University

Femoral neck fractures in post-medieval urban London: Palaeopathology and patterns

Honourable Mention

2014

Madeleine Mant
McMaster University

Fracture prevalence at the Royal London Hospital: Archival and skeletal evidence

$500

2013

Geneviève Maltais Lapointe
University of Toronto

Validation using 3D CT of the new interpretation of Gerasimov’s nasal projection method for forensic facial approximation

$500

2012

Catherine Merrit
University of Toronto

Patterns of skeletal age markers on underweight vs. obese individuals

$500

2011

Andrew Wade
University of Western Ontario

Re-evaluating classical stereotypes in the body cavity treatment of ancient Egyptian mummies

$500

2010

Dyan Semple
University of Alberta

Re-examination of the nature and purpose of Macramallah’s Rectangle, a First Dynasty cemetery at Saqqara, Egypt

$500

2009

Julia Robert
Université de Montréal

Influence of locomotion on the hominoid humeral distal joint

$500

2008

Heather Battles
McMaster Universiity

Patterns of diphtheria in Hamilton, Ontario in the Early 20th Century

$500

Amy Scott
University of Western Ontario

An analysis of body size indicators and their use to examine sub-adult stress in a cold-adapted population

Honourable Mention

2007

Fernando Campos
University of Calgary

Coping with dry heat: Behavioral thermoregulation in wild capuchin monkeys

$300

2006

Kim Valenta & Linda Fedigan
University of Calgary

Dispersal by white-faced capuchins (1): Evaluating quality

$200

2005

Martyna Wrobel
University of Toronto

Bone weathering and the post-mortem interval: femur vs. metatarsal

$200

2004

Tracey Galloway
McMaster University

Results of anthropometry in a sample of rural Ontario school children

$200

Hilary Young et al.
University of Calgary

Sharp spines and toxic stings: How Cebus capuchins overcome the defense mechanisms of insects in Costa Rica

$200

Corrine Marceau
University of Alberta

Unknown

Honourable Mention

Jodi Blumenfeld et al.
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Unknown

Honourable mention

2003

Sarah Turner
University of Calgary

Maternal and infant congenital limb malformation in a free-ranging group of Japanese macques on Awaji Island, Japan

$200

Jocelyn Williams
University of Calgary

Unknown

Honourable Mention

David Cooper
University of Calgary

Unknown

Honourable Mention

2002

Kate Dougherty
University of Western Ontairo

Unknown

$200

2001

Sandra Garvie-Lok
University of Calgary

Isotopic evidence for millet and maize use in Medieval and Ottomon Greece

$200

2000

John Albanese
McMaster University

Potential methodological problems when combining skeletal data from different sources for the study of secular change

$200

1999

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

1998

Sharon Bruce
University of Manitoba

Diabetes among western Canadian aboriginal populations

$200

Brad McVittie
University of Calgary

Nesting behaviour in chimpanzees from the Budongo Forest, Uganda

Honourable Mention

1997

Jay Stock
University of Guelph

Body size and cross-sectional dimensions of cortical bone in the human femur

$200

1996

Stacey Burke
University of Toronto

Who chooses to breast-feed? Infant decisions among Gibraltarian women, 1960’s-1990’s

$100

1995

Sandra Garvie-Lok
University of Manitoba

Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope ratios of human bone collagen from Fidler Mounds, Manitoba and their implications for Late Woodlands lifeways in southern Manitoba

$100

1994

Paul Vasey
Université de Montréal

Alliances, formation and homosexual behaviour in female Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)

$100

Tamara Varney
University of Guelph

Assessment of the relationship between ‘collagen’ integrity and historical preservation in bone derived from an archaeological context

$100

Roman Harrison & Gillian Crane
University of Calgary

Postmodernism and physical anthropology

Honourable Mention

1993

Tina Moffat
McMaster University

Infant mortality in an aboriginal community: Fisher River, Manitoba 1910-1939

$100

Robert Hoppa
McMaster University

Random variation in age-at-death and sex distributions in cemetery samples

Honourable Mention

1992

Ruben Kaufman
University of Alberta

The relationship between aggression and grooming behaviour in brown lemurs, Eulemur fuvus

$100

1991

Unknown

Unknown

$100

1990

Unknown

Unknown

$100

1989

Bret Waddell
Simon Fraser University

Palaeopathological diagnosis of infantile scurvy

$100

David Daegling
Stony Brook SUNY

Biomechanics of the Great Ape mandible

$100

Ruben Kaufman
University of Alberta

Dominance in Red-fronted Brown Lemurs

Honourable Mention

1988

Chris Knüsel
Simon Fraser University

A biomechanical model of the hominid cranium with specific reference to Homo erectus and the Neanderthals

$100

1987

Carol de Vito
McMaster University

Discriminant analysis of deciduous crown dimensions to determine sex

Unknown

Christine White
University of Toronto

The ancient Maya from Lamanai, Belize: Diet and health over 2,000 years

Unknown

1986

Richard Lazenby
McMaster University

Unknown

Unknown

1985

Ian Colquhoun
McMaster University

Dominance and “Fall-Fever”: The reproductive behaviour of male Brown lemurs (Lemur fulvus)

$50

Carol Lang
University of Toronto

Osteometric differentiation in male and female hip bones: An exploratory analysis of some unorthodox measurements

$50

1984

Unknown

 

 

1983

Mary McDonald
The University of Alberta

Thecourtship behaviour of female Japanese monkeys

Unknown

1982

M. Anne Katzenberg The University of Toronto

 

X-ray flourescence analysiss of prehistoric bone from southern Ontario

Unknown

1981

Brian Chisholm
Simon Fraser University

Unknown

Unknown

1980

Nasha Holt
McMaster University

Social dominance in a group of captive mandrills (Madrillus sphinx): An analysis of behavior indices

Unknown

1979

Diane Berthelette
Université de Montréal

Variation dex niveaus de santé dans une populationde travailleurs Quebecois – II

Unknown

Robert Larocque
Université de Montréal

Rapport preliminaire sur une etude des cranes du site Dawson

Unknown

1978

William Fitzgerald
McMaster University

The Hood site: Longhouse burials in an historic Neutral village

Unknown

1977

Rosemary Vyvyan
University of Manitoba

Unknown

$100

1976

Susan Hornshaw
University of Toronto

Unknown

$100

1975

Shelley Saunders
University of Toronto

Unknown

$50