News archive - 2022

Monday, June 20, 2022

Congratulations to Waterloo alum, Dr. Thomas Siek

Congratulations to U Waterloo alum, Dr. Thomas Siek on being offered a one-year Assistant Professor position in Biological Anthropology at McMaster University. Dr. Siek completed his MA in Public Issues Anthropology at the University of Waterloo in 2014, and his PhD at UCL in 2019. He will be starting his new position in July 2022 and we wish him great success in his new position!

Friday, June 3, 2022

2022 Waterloo Interdisciplinary Trailblazer Fund

Dr. Alexis Dolphin (Anthropology) and Dr. Andrew Doxey (Biology) are recipients of the 2022 Waterloo Interdisciplinary Trailblazer Fund.

Their project is titled "Reconstructing the origins and evolution of infectious diseases through ancient DNA metagenomics" 

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Anthropology student awarded the Spring 2022 Convocation Award

In view of Aparajita Bhattacharya's various academic achievements in Anthropology, it is our pleasure to announce that she has been selected by the Faculty of Arts to receive the Spring 2022 Convocation Award in Anthropology.

Congratulations Aparajita!  

Monday, May 16, 2022

Anthropology students awarded the Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships Master's (SSHRC)

Congratulations Karen Rueb (graduate) and Aparajita Bhattacharya (undergraduate) on receiving the Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships Master's (SSHRC).

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Undergraduate students receive the Silver Medal Award for Academic Excellence

The department of anthropology annually awards its Silver Medal for Academic Excellence in Anthropology prize to a 3rd or 4th year anthropology student. The award winner is chosen from among our most highly achieving students, taking into consideration the activities and contributions to departmental life made by the student. The intention is to honour an excellent, all-round promising anthropologist.

Congratulations to Camila Font and Hannah Mills.

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