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 researcher Associate Professor Adam Brumm’s quest to find the origins of Homo floresiensis, the enigmatic ‘hobbits’ of Flores, Indonesia, has been given a significant boost through a prestigious Future Fellowship from the Australian Research Council.
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 Research Centre for Human Evolution will be launched on July 8 by the Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business Leanne Enoch, as part of a two-day conference to develop partnerships between Australian and international researchers and Aboriginal Traditional Owners.
Neanderthals lived with two other kinds of humans 100,000 years ago. But why did only our species survive? Renowned palaeoanthropologist Professor Chris Stringer will explain why at a public lecture in Brisbane on July 8.
Professor Rainer Grün, Director of Griffith University's new Research Centre of Human Evolution, has played a crucial role in an African research project that has uncovered what may be the earliest evidence of human warfare