24 July 2012Dr Jonathan Musgrave has been elected a Fellow of the Anatomical Society (FAS). This ‘new membership category of Fellow’ was instituted in 2011 ‘as a recognition of achievement in research, education and service in the anatomical sciences’.
Dr Musgrave came to Bristol in 1968 as an Assistant Lecturer in Anatomy, retired as a Senior Lecturer in 2005, and is now a University Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Comparative and Clinical Anatomy. For many years he ran the human Dissecting Room and served as Medical, Dental and Veterinary Pre-Clinical Dean. His main research interests have been in human palaeontology, osteoarchaeology and forensic anthropology. He has been examining human skeletal remains for archaeologists in Greece for over forty years, from Iron Age country folk to members of the family of Alexander the Great.