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About Biological Anthropology at Cambridge

The DivisionBiological Anthropology is a thriving, highly-interdisciplinary subject, which has grown significantly in recent years, both in number of senior researchers and the size of its undergraduate and graduate community.

Biological Anthropology has been taught at Cambridge for over 30 years and has trained professional who are now working in the field throughout the world. Biological Anthropology at Cambridge is one of the only programmes of its kind in the United Kingdom.

Research conducted in Cambridge covers a wide range of areas, from primate behaviour, to primate and human evolutionary genetics, human population biology and ecology, Palaeolithic archaeology and evolutionary anthropology.