Vicente Fuster

Assistant Professor
Universidad Complutense de Madrid


Vicente Fuster

B.Sc. Biology (1976), M.Sc. Physical Anthropology (1977), and
Ph.D. Physical Anthropology (1982) from Complutense University of Madrid.

a) Pregraduate and postgraduate courses: Faculty of Biology, Complutense University of Madrid.
b) Postgraduate courses: Inter-university Master “Physical Anthropology: Evolution and Human Diversity” (Autónoma, Alcalá de Henares and Complutense Universities, Madrid).
c) Other postgraduate courses given in: Córdoba (Argentina), Oviedo (Spain), Philadelphia (USA), and Coimbra (Portugal).

Latest funded research:
Biological and health consequences of delayed maternities in Spain. Influence of immigration and fertility treatments.
Influence of political change modifying the border between Spain and Portugal in Extremadura: Population's genetic structure and historical demography.
Biodemographic study of mortality in Spain: Regional and temporal variability of socioeconomic and environmental factors.

Areas of previous research:
Weight at birth, gestation duration, stillbirths, maternal-foetal characteristics. Multiple deliveries.
Human migration patterns, consanguineous marriages, population relationships based on surname analysis.
Biodemography: sex ratio, seasonal variability, differential mortality and fertility.

Articles by Vicente Fuster

Demographic Research
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Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Deparment of Zoology and Physical Anthropology,
Faculty of Biology,
University Complutense of Madrid

Phone 34 913945113
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