Sarah-Louise Decrausaz MA student wins Davidson Black Prize at CAPA 2013

October 21, 2013 - Sarah-Louise Decrausaz, MA student, was presented with the Davidson Black Prize at this year's CAPA conference. The prize is one of the student prizes awarded for student-as-sole-author podium presentations by CAPA. The prize money totals to $500.00.

Her podium presentation was titled "The role of morphometrics in the presence of parturition scarring on the human pelvic bone" and detailed a section of her MA thesis research, based on data collection completed in the summer 2013 at the University of New Mexico and the Natural History Museum in London.

It will comprise one part of her MA thesis, which is looking at potential relationships between childbirth scarring on the pelvis and body size and pelvic size variables in a modern and an archaeological population.