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In memoriam: Dr Wendy Dirks 1952 - 2023        


Wendy Dirks Memorial 

The Anthropology Department at Durham is sorry to announce the death of Dr Wendy Dirks, a dearly loved colleague and friend.

Wendy was a biological anthropologist and vertebrate palaeontologist specialising in dental development and life history evolution as well as the incorporation of trace elements into dental hard tissues. She held a PhD in Anthropology from New York University, and joined our department as an honorary research fellow when she retired from Newcastle Dental School. She was a keen member of our Primatology group and the Evolutionary Anthropology Research Group. She will be greatly missed.

Her work is available here.

Wendy Dirks Memorial