Anthropology student wins $50,000 Vanier Graduate Scholarship
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