New updated (3rd) edition volume of Ortner's Identification of Pathological Conditions in Human Skeletal Remains is due for publication on Nov 1st 2018. This volume includes a chapter on dental development, disturbances, disease, diet, and chemistry that I contributed to:
Kinaston R, Willis A, Miszkiewicz JJ, Tromp M, Oxenham MF. 2018. The Dentition: Development, Disturbances, Disease, Diet, and Chemistry. Ortner's Identification of Pathological Conditions in Human Skeletal Remains (3rd ed). Elsevier Academic Press pp 1-58 LINK
We have had some exciting conference attendance news recently, with a bunch of my research students having their first abstracts accepted for presentation the upcoming 32nd Australasian Society for Human Biology Conference (Townsville, Australia):
2018. Stewart TJ, Louys J, Miszkiewicz JJ. To what extent does rib microstructure reflect its non-strenuous macro-anatomical environment? (led by my PhD student Tahlia)
2018. Morgan C, Halcrow S, Frieman C, Bellwood P, Miszkiewicz JJ. Occipital bone histomorphometry reveals bias in sex estimation from human cranial macro-anatomy. (led by my PhD student Chelsea)
2018. Cooke K, Miszkiewicz JJ. Skeletal robusticity analysis of North American subsistence strategies. (led by my PhD student Karen)
2018. Behie AMB, Miszkiewicz JJ. An investigation of the impact of maternal condition during pregnancy and birth on the microstructure of children’s teeth.
2018. August SM, Miszkiewicz JJ, Mahoney P, Wood R, Dzung LM, Thuy NK, Piper PJ. Preliminary insights into enamel formation in a human tooth from Dong Son Metal Period Northern Vietnam. (led by my masters student Steph)
2018. Miszkiewicz JJ, Mahoney P, Louys J, O’Connor S, Wyatt B, Bellwood P. Exploring the effects of insularity on skeletal growth dynamics in ancient humans and fossil rats from Indonesia.
I have also had a presentation accepted at the 7th International Osteoporosis Foundation Regional Conference (Sydney, Australia) where I will be talking about increased intra-cortical porosity in some ancient human samples from Tonga.
7th International Osteoporosis Foundation Regional Conference (Sydney, Australia).
2018. Miszkiewicz JJ, Valentin F, Clark G. Increased human femoral cortical porosity indicates possible occurrence of osteoporosis in prehistoric Tonga.