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9 Apr 2014

SSEHS duo win Best Paper prize

Professor Barry Bogin and Dr Maria Ines Varela-Silva from SSEHS have received second prize at the Best Paper Awards 2014.

Their paper ‘Leg Length, Body Proportion, and Health: A Review with a Note on Beauty’, took second prize in the ‘Reviews’ category of the awards, run by the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

The paper explores how the environment is a more powerful force than genes in determining leg length and body proportions and includes their own ground-breaking work from 2002 with the Maya people of Guatemala.

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