The ‘People of the British Isles’ project and Viking settlement in England

  title={The ‘People of the British Isles’ project and Viking settlement in England},
  author={Jane Kershaw and Ellen Christine R{\o}yrvik},
  pages={1670 - 1680}
The recently concluded ‘People of the British Isles’ project (hereafter PoBI) combined large-scale, local DNA sampling with innovative data analysis to generate a survey of the genetic structure of Britain in unprecedented detail; the results were presented by Leslie and colleagues in 2015. Comparing clusters of genetic variation within Britain with DNA samples from Continental Europe, the study elucidated past immigration events via the identification and dating of historic admixture episodes… 

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