Oshinsky-McKern Award for Best Student Podium Presentation

Year

Recipient

Title

Award

2021 Florence Landry Why should I get involved? Female and male behaviour during inter-unit interactions: the case of Rwenzori colobus monkeys. $500
Creighton Avery Changing childhood diets: Increamental stable isotope analysis of tooth dentin from Imperial Roman Italy (1-4th century CE). Honourable Mention

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