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The Cambridge Migration Research Network

Studying at Cambridge


Dr Piers Mitchell

Dr Piers Mitchell

Department of Biological Anthropology

The spread of disease and health inequalities of migrant communities in past populations

Office Phone: 01223 761 097

Research Interests

  • The spread of disease in past populations
  • Understanding health inequalities in communities who migrated in the past (e.g. crusaders)
  • Using parasites to study past migrations, by seeing how they are carried from one region to another as people migrated