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Dr Trish Biers

Dr  Trish Biers

Curator of the Duckworth Laboratory

Partner, Cambridge Heritage Research Centre

Trish Biers is available for consultancy.

Henry Wellcome Building
Fitzwilliam Street

Cambridge CB2 1QH


Dr Trish Biers is the Curator of the Duckworth laboratory in the Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. Previous positions held include Osteologist in the Repatriation Osteology Laboratory, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Education & Outreach Assistant at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge, and as Associate Curator and Repatriation Coordinator (NAGPRA Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act) at the San Diego Museum of Man in California.

Dr Biers research interests include bioarchaeology of death and burial, paleopathology and diet, mortuary archaeology of the Americas, anthropology & gender, biomolecular archaeology, the Columbian Exchange, and museum studies focusing on human remains, repatriation and indigenous visibility.