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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.

Curator of the Duckworth Laboratory
Partner, Cambridge Heritage Research Centre
Dr  Trish  Biers

Contact Details

Henry Wellcome Building
Fitzwilliam Street
Available for consultancy