Professor Kate Robson Brown, Director
Kate became Director of the Jean Golding Institute in August 2017 and leads the team in providing a strategic direction for the Institute. She is Professor of Biological Anthropology and affiliated to both the School of Arts and the School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bristol. Kate joined the University of Bristol in 1997 following her first degree in Archaeology and Anthropology and PhD in phylogenetics at the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on how the hard tissues of the human body hold a signature of life history. She explores the microstructure of bone, dentition and soft tissues; innovating methodologies for the data capture, analysis and interpretation of material characterisation to address a range of challenges posed by anthropological, biomechanical, forensic, developmental and evolutionary applications.
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