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Anthropology student wins $50,000 Vanier Graduate Scholarship

Madeleine Mant has been awarded a $50,000 Vanier Graduate Scholarship. Winning the scholarship gives Mant the opportunity to study the skeletal remains of 1000 individuals to learn how 19th century Londoners died.

Anthropology student wins $50,000 Vanier Graduate Scholarship

Madeleine Mant

Madeleine Mant wants to bring history to life by learning how 19th century Londoners died.

Mant, one of 10 McMaster students awarded $50,000 Vanier Graduate Scholarships Tuesday, will study evidence of "perimortem trauma" - injuries which occurred at or around the time of death - on the skeletal remains of 1000 individuals.

She will travel to England to collaborate with the Museum of London's Centre for Human Bioarchaeology, where she will study remains found at a range of sites. These include lower, middle and upper class gravesites...read full article here: http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/story.cfm?id=9039

 

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