Dept. of Anthropology
Ancient canine feces reveal 17th century sled dogs’ diet
Proteins from ancient frozen canine feces have been extracted for the first time ever to reveal more details about the diets of Arctic sled dogs and their relationship to people.
Jul 7, 2021
Anthropologists search NASA data for migration and land use patterns in the Himalayas
Mark Turin and Sara Shneiderman know what it’s like to have a home reduced to rubble.
Jan 17, 2017
UBC’s new explorer-in-residence
Renowned author Wade Davis has attracted hundreds of students to his first course, Introduction to Anthropology.
Aug 13, 2014 - by Nick Lewis
25th anniversary of Exxon Valdez oil spill: expert list
UBC professors are available to comment on the impact and legacy of the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska and how it relates to proposed pipeline projects in northern B.C.
Mar 18, 2014
Wade Davis, acclaimed anthropologist and author, joins the University of British Columbia
Pioneering Canadian ethnographer Wade Davis has joined UBC to advance global awareness of cultures and ecosystems at risk.
Dec 18, 2013
UBC archeologists help discover mystery Stone Age tribe
UBC archeologists have helped to uncover the last known group of hunter-gatherers in Central Europe.
Oct 10, 2013