Mélanie Frelat is currently employed as a Marie Curie
post-doctoral fellow (EVAN training network) at the Department of
Anthropology of the University of Vienna.
She is a physical anthropologist and her research focuses on the
application of geometric morphometrics and virtual anthropology to the
study of long bones.
In the course of her Phd thesis, she worked on
the variation of limb bones shape and body proportions during growth in
modern and fossil human populations, and has developped a special
interest in funerary anthropology, spanning a period of time from the
Middle Paleolithic to the late Neolithic (Europe, South-East
She also participated in running some of the collections of Musée de
l'Homme (NMNH, Paris) and in sharing her knowledge as a lecturer in
several galleries housed by the French National Museum of Natural