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Ronald Beckett, professor emeritus in biomedical sciences and co-director of the Bioanthropology Research Institute at Quinnipiac, has received a $15,000 grant from the National Geographic Society/Waitt Grants Program to perform paleoimaging and a bioarchaeological analysis of the remains of 60 Gangi mummies from Jan. 1-10, 2015.
A group of Hamden Middle School students visited Quinnipiac to learn about science and anthropology on Oct. 29, 2013.
Gerald Conlogue, professor of diagnostic imaging and co-director of the University’s Bioanthropology Research Institute, scanned a pair of 100-plus-year-old time capsules that were uncovered after a tree on the New Haven Green was uprooted during a storm.
A team of Quinnipiac University diagnostic imaging professors x-rayed the remains of Fortune, an African-American man who was enslaved by a Waterbury bone surgeon in the 1700s, to help determine how he died.
The National Geographic Society's Expeditions Council has awarded professors Ron Beckett and Gerald Conlogue a grant to participate in an international nondestructive paleoimaging/bioanthropological study of mummies in Lima, Peru and Quito, Ecuador.
Jaime Ullinger, assistant professor of anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences, was named the third co-director of the Bioanthropology Research Institute.
Ronald Beckett was included in a National Geographic feature called "Explorers: Bios." The Web feature included a question-and-answer interview with Beckett about his work in the field of bioanthropology and paleoimaging, including imaging mummies.