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.
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