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Inês Varela-Silva
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Hazing is abuse and bullying! Praxe é abuso! This morning I woke up to an opinion piece, by the writer Teolinda Gersão, in the Portuguese newspaper "Público". This piece was about academic hazing a...
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The Maya Project Book launch... a photo journey
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The Royal Society still can right this wrong...will they?
Rachel Carson faced gender-based slurs on her work in the 1960s but, 50 years on, why does the Royal Society still struggle to invite women to talk about her legacy?
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"Development is the missing link between genotype and phenotype, a place too often occupied by metaphors in the past ... But a strong emphasis on the genome means that environmental influence is sy...
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    A very good article published at The Mayanist - El Mayista about the Maya Project exhibition in Madrid. Read full text HERE.    
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Blog post from SSEHS student @lborouniversity after she visited The Maya Project exhibition. #studentslearning
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  The Maya Project Book is now on sale HERE. This book is the first printed production of The Maya Project and  focuses on the Maya of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico because most of the artwo...
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Just realised that we can make these films with google!
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This is a great blog post by Joey Amoah-  a student of Publishing and English at Loughborough University, and digital manager at Lamplight Press.  Lamplight Press is publishing the Maya Project book.
And we are in good hands :-)
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The "Exhibitions" page on The Maya Project website has been updated. There is now further information and photos about all the exhibitions we have done so far! Give it a look and share. Thank you
The Maya Project translates research scholarship into public engagement and international impact. The Maya Project is a platform for interdisciplinary action-research which itself leads to further ...
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An exhibition showcasing Loughborough University research into the Maya population opens at the Museum of the Americas in Madrid this week. The three-week exhibition, curated by Dr Ines Varela-Silva from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, celebrates the life of the modern-day ...
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Please vote on The Maya Project - Enterprise Awards - International Impact category. Only one vote per IP address is allowed so please do vote through smart phones and tablets too. It would be great if you could distribute the links around your networks too!
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/microsites/enterprise/enterprise-awards/international/mayan-people.html
The students’ publishing company  producing the Maya Project book has also been nominated (different category). Pls vote for them too.
Lamplight Press: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/microsites/enterprise/enterprise-awards/cultural-impact/lamplight.html
International Impact. two Maya people. Maya Project – championing a 21st century culture. Loughborough academics: Inês Varela-Silva, Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences Colleagues from a variety of academic disciplines as well as the Centre for Faith and Spirituality ...
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  • University of Michigan
    Biological Anthropology, 2005 - present
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Human Biologist with a keen interest in global health
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Human biologist. Zumba addicted. The Old Vic Theatre. Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall Nottingham. Fighting poverty and discrimination. Music and film lover...lover of life in general!
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Zumba addicted, great mother of an epic child and I had a go on flying trapeze once!
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Lecturer in Human Biology
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Student blog: Wolves in sheep's clothing | The Bookseller
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Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector an

The Mayanist - El Mayista: Academic takes Maya research to Madrid’s Muse...
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An exhibition showcasing Loughborough University research into the Maya population opens at the Museum of the Americas in Madrid this week.

Human Evolution Timeline Interactive | The Smithsonian Institution's Hum...
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Human Evolution Timeline Interactive. Explore the evidence for human evolution in this interactive timeline - climate change, species , and

Four Simple Reasons Smart People Shouldn't Believe in Races
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Today is a good day to wake up and join the human species.

On being Feisty and Unconventional
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Women in science seem to fare less well than men based on practically any measure. The reasons for this are many and various; they are also

Immigration is essential (according to the science)
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Dean Burnett: Counter to what many might say, the data suggests that immigration is essential

World gender gap index 2013: see how countries compare
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Iceland has been named the country with the narrowest gender gap in the world by the World economic Forum. See how countries compare on the

Academic Room
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Organizing the world's knowledge and democratizing access to scholarly resourses

Kevin Spacey calls for more nurturing and development of creative talent...
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Kevin Spacey has crticised the arts sector for failing to nurture the next generation of creatives, claiming more should be done to “seek ou

Teaching Race Anthropologically - Resources for Anthropology Courses
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Resources for teaching race anthropologically, via post-2005 sources that explain race is a social construction--while understanding racism.

Setting up the Maya Project Exhibition - Merida, Mexico
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Maya Project (http://mayaproject.org.uk) 4th Exhibition. Los Mayas del Nuevo Katun Loughborough University

22 june 2013 loughborough bear in merida
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22 June 2013 - Loughborough Bear spends his day in downtown Mérida, MX

Perfect Nonsense for Macfadyen and Mangan | Official London Theatre
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London Theatre, Shows news for Perfect Nonsense for Macfadyen and Mangan, Matthew Macfadyen and Stephen Mangan will star as literary legends

Quem disse que eles estavam extintos?
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Há filmes sobre eles, há livros e investigações e há também muito fascínio pelo que eram e fizeram. Há quem pense que este é um povo que já

Humans Under Pressure
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Better health care in Gambian villages lead to flip-flopping selection pressures on height and weight.

Physical activity, early life events and the nutritional status of ...
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Physical activity levels, early life events & the nutritional status of Maya childrenInês Varela-Silva, PhDCentre for Global Health & Human

The Economics of Michael Bloomberg’s Large-Soda Ban
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Perhaps the most cunning aspect of Bloomberg’s proposed ban is that it would function as a kind of stealth tax on consumption, while leaving

Interview with Dr. Victor Henning, Mendeley | Information Culture, Scien...
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This time (no, I haven't gone interview-only. One more after this one and we're back to regular posting) I'm interviewing Dr. Victor Henning

Newsletter - The Maya Project, March 2013
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Dear supporters. This is The Maya Project first newsletter. I'd like to take the opportunity to thank you the support you have been given to