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Biological Anthropology

Skills and competences

Generic competences




  • Apply and integrate knowledge, understanding, sound science and skills in order to solve problems in multidisciplinary contexts involving highly specialized researchers and professionals.
  • Analyze, summarize and write documents and interpret professional and scientific documents.
  • Use information and communication technologies for debate and teamwork through interpersonal communication skills.
  • Convey results clearly and unambiguously to a general or specialist public, presenting scientific and technological findings or results of the latest innovations, as well as the most relevant underlying principles.
  • Develop sufficient autonomy to take part in scientific or technological research projects and collaborations featuring interdisciplinary contexts and a high level of knowledge transfer.


 



Specific competences




  • Design and perform measurements of the current human biodiversity, and identify the mechanisms that generate such diversity.
  • Interpret the adaptive traits of human biodiversity.
  • Analyze both qualitative and quantitatively, the human biologic diversity.
  • Perform prospective reports on human biodiversity.
  • Detect problems associated to population changes and design alternative solutions.
  • Carry out evolutionary inferences from current human diversity (Physical and Forensic Anthropology mention).
  • Perform individual identification, in vivo and in skeleton (Physical and Forensic Anthropology mention).
  • Design studies of human diversity (Human Diversity and Biomedical Applications mention).
  • Evaluate the consequences of new environments on the health of human populations (Human Diversity and Biomedical Applications mention).
  • Perform specialist's reports for institutions in the fields of society, population policies and public health (Human Diversity and Biomedical Applications mention).
  • Handle human samples (Human Diversity and Biomedical Applications mention).
  • Carry out chromosomal and molecular analyses for diseases prevention and diagnosis (Human Diversity and Biomedical Applications mention).
  • Manage museum's collections (Physical and Forensic Anthropology mention) and data from archives and demographic/historical registers (Physical and Forensic Anthropology mention).

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