Neanderthals made a 4000km trek from Europe to Siberia, the equivalent of walking from Sydney to Perth, according to new research by CABAH Director Richard ‘Bert’ Roberts. For a long time Neanderthals were seen as intellectual lightweights. However, several recent finds have forced a rethink of their cognitive and creative abilities. Read […]READ ARTICLE
Congratulations to CABAH Deputy Director Lynette Russell, from Monash University, on her ARC Laureate Fellowship, announced in October 2019. The project will examine 1,000 years of dynamic encounters between Australia’s Indigenous peoples and voyagers from the sea and will result in an innovative reconstruction of Australia’s role in global exploration, […]READ ARTICLE
We were delighted to support the first SING Australia conference, which brought Indigenous researchers and academics from a range of disciplines together to learn from each other and to drive the future of genomics research. The Summer Internship for Indigenous Peoples in Genomics (SING Australia) brought together scholars in Indigenous […]READ ARTICLE
Congratulations to CABAH’s Sam Lin, from the University of Wollongong and Zoë Thomas, from the University of New South Wales on their Discovery Early Career Researcher Award grants. Sam is investigating the evolution of the ‘hobbit’ and Zoë is studying past climates during key periods of change. Zoë’s research will investigate […]READ ARTICLE
Researchers and affiliates from across Australia, and overseas, came togehter at our annual symposium at Monash University in November 2019. “It was a wonderful opportunity to connect with colleagues and hear about the breadth of research going on,” said CABAH Director ‘Bert’ Roberts. The team also had the opportunity to […]READ ARTICLE
CABAH researchers Nathan Jankowski from the University of Wollongong and Kelsie Long, from The Australian National University, introduced groups of school children to one of the country’s most significant archeological areas during the Mungo Youth Project in May 2019. Close to 250 primary and secondary students took part in the […]READ ARTICLE
A wonderful celebration of vision, curiosity and brave new ideas, World Science Festival Brisbane 2019 comprised 214 performances of 134 events delivered by 268 participants, performers and activity providers across six geographic locations. CABAH Events When Science Meets Art: Shifting Perspectives on the Australian Landscape An insightful conversation, Shifting Perspectives […]READ ARTICLE
Two new exhibits exploring archaeological and Indigenous science knowledge systems have been installed at the Queensland Museum by CABAH’s Dr Britt Asmussen. The two display cases speak to archaeological and Indigenous science knowledge systems, and link strongly to CABAH’s E&E program, particularly in terms of audience engagement and curriculum links. […]READ ARTICLE
CABAH researchers Professor Zenobia Jacobs, based at the University of Wollongong (UOW), and Professor Barry Brook, from the University of Tasmania, have been named in the 2019 list of Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers, a respected global list of the most influential researchers, based on citations in Web of Science. […]READ ARTICLE
How's the view from your office?
Check out Prof Chris Turney looking down on the Patriot Hills Blue Ice Area, on the edge of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Read more about the research his team is doing there: https://t.co/52tRzlXEeM
From the field to the lab.
CABAH and @UOW students have been learning this week about collecting and analysing lake sediment cores, which can be used to provide a window back thousands of years to help reconstruct past climates and landscapes.
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