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September Gold Coast Skeptics in the Pub

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Angler's Arms Hotel

50 Queen Street

Southport, QLD 4215

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Speaker:
Professor Tanya Smith
Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution & Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research, Griffith University

Title: Growing Up Neanderthal

About the Speaker:
Professor Tanya Smith works at the Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution (ARCHE) and the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research (GCSCR) at Griffith University. She has also held a professorship at Harvard University, and fellowships at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.

Her area of expertise is the study of tooth growth and structure and she is the author of the book The Tales Teeth Tell. Her research encompasses aspects of developmental biology, oral biology, and evolutionary biology, and employs fundamental histological approaches as well as state-of-the-art imaging techniques all motivated by a desire to fully understand how teeth grow, why they vary, and how this information can advance the field of human evolutionary biology.

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6-730pm Dinner and mingle

730-9pm Talk followed by Q&A

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