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About Rosie Bryson

Rosie received her undergraduate degree in Biological Anthropology from the University of Tennessee. She was a TBI student at the Turkwel campus in 2013 and is very excited to be back in Turkana. She recently completed her MSc in Bioarchaeology & Forensic Anthropology from University College of London and is currently studying forensic human identification and the bio-variability of the skeletal markers.

Studying Vertebrate Paleontology in Turkana

The students are now well into the Vertebrate Paleontology course with Dr. Bill Sanders from the University of Michigan. Professor Sanders has been teaching the students how to interpret the skeleton and teeth of animals in order to understand how they lived. You can understand a lot about an animal based on its bones. The [...]

By | 2018-03-05T14:10:04+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Field Schools, General, Origins Field School, Spring 2018|Comments Off on Studying Vertebrate Paleontology in Turkana

Reading the Rocks in the Cradle of Humanity

Our Geology module with Dr. Craig Feibel and Dr. Robert Raynolds continues at the TBI campus! Dr. Feibel started off the week with an introduction to the different rock “species” found in the Rift Valley. The students have been working hard to memorize more than 20 different types of rock, as well as state it’s [...]

By | 2018-02-13T08:14:52+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Field Schools, Origins Field School, Spring 2018|Comments Off on Reading the Rocks in the Cradle of Humanity

The Ecology Course Begins at the Mpala Research Center!

The field school students have had a very busy week at the Mpala Research Center.  The center is a hub for scientific research on East African Ecology and stretches over 48,000 acres of land. In this one area we were able to see examples of savanna, woodland, bushland, riverine and rocky escarpment habitats, all full [...]

By | 2018-02-01T09:12:10+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Field Schools, Spring 2018|Comments Off on The Ecology Course Begins at the Mpala Research Center!