Griffith University’s Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution has once again made the Science list of top 10 stories for the year. It is the second time in three years the centre, officially launched last year, has made the impressive international Science Magazine list. Making the sixth spot was the world-first Aboriginal genome research conducted […]
Griffith University’s expertise in biological anthropology was called upon to help with a unique Aboriginal discovery in western New South Wales made by the Barkindji people. Dr Michael Westaway, paleoanthropologist and senior research fellow at the Research Centre for Human Evolution, helped excavate the skeletal remains of an Aboriginal man aged in his 20s found […]
Some of the most ancient secrets of Australia’s human past have been uncovered in a new study involving Griffith University researchers, which has found Indigenous Australians and Papuans are descendants of a single wave of migrants who left Africa around 70,000 years ago.
Griffith University's Dr Michael Westaway is immersed in a murder mystery following the discovery of skeletal remains that have raised speculation about first contact between Indigenous Australians and Europeans