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Victoria Lockwood

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Background

Victoria Lockwood is interested in the evolution of the musculoskeletal system, particularly in relation to locomotion, using a combined approach of locomotion biomechanics, functional morphology and comparative anatomy. 

Education

MSc-R Biological Anthropology, University of Kent
 

BSc Biological Anthropology with a Year in the United States, University of Kent, 2016


Year Entered GW Program: 2017

Advisor: Bernard Wood

Publications

Conference abstracts:

Lockwood V A, and Skinner M M. Morphological variation in posterior femoral entheses in humans, chimpanzees, and gorillas. British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology conference, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, September 2016.

Lockwood V A. The extractive foraging hypothesis, tool use category and absolute brain volume in primates. 9th Annual Anthropology Graduate Student Symposium, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA, February 2015. 

Research Experience

2017 Masters by Research thesis: “Biomechanics of the human hand during suspensory arboreal locomotion: a combined pressure and kinematic approach”. University of Kent. Advisors: Dr Tracy Kivell and Dr Matthew Skinner.

2016 Undergraduate dissertation: “Morphological variation in posterior femoral entheses in humans and non-human primates”. University of Kent. Advisor: Dr Matthew Skinner.

2014 “The extractive foraging hypothesis, tool use category and absolute brain volume in primates”. Human Brain Evolution Laboratory, directed by Dr Tom Schoenemann, Indiana University, Bloomington. Presented at 9th Annual Anthropology Graduate Student Symposium, Indiana University, Bloomington.

Distinctions

2016 Social Sciences Faculty Award for Outstanding Performance in Degree Programme, University of Kent

2016 Anthropology Best Dissertation Prize, University of Kent

2015 Undergraduate Paper Prize, 9th Annual Anthropology Graduate Student Symposium, Indiana University, Bloomington