Griffith University’s commitment to leading research has been recognised again with the Federal Government awarding more than $5.4 million in Australian research Council grants.
A Griffith archaeological science student, testing new ways to identify where items from collections have come from, has been awarded funding to continue her exciting research.
Griffith University researchers were part of a team that helped secure the protection of a culturally significant Aboriginal rock art.
Griffith University rock art researchers are part of expert team who will spend the next five years investigating one of the richest bodies of rock art in Australia.
Hunting was not easy in a rainforest in ancient times but new research has found modern humans made a way for themselves in Indonesia. New evidence not only suggests that modern humans were present in Southeast Asia 20,000 years earlier than previously thought – but they were colonising dense rainforests at earlier ages as well. […]
A study published today in the journal Nature, reports ground ochres among the earliest evidence for human occupation of Australia, 65,000 years ago.