Past events

15
May
2018

Biological Anthropology Public Lecture 2018 - New insights into nutrient balancing of apes and monkeys in tropical forests

Dr Rothman is broadly interested in primate feeding and diet. The focus of her research program is understanding how primates meet their nutritional needs...
03
May
2018

Claims and counter claims - a review of the scientific process of enquiry in the case of Homo floresiensis

Thirteen years ago the discovery of a small partial skeleton and other comparable bones were attributed to a new hominid species, Homo floresiensis. This...
20
Apr
2018

The Masks of Mer - Documentary about the first ethnographic film made by Alfred Haddon the the Torres Strait Island of Mer in 1898

This is the story of a film - a film shot over a hundred years ago, lasting for less than a minute, but a visual document whose uniqueness transcends the long...
19
Apr
2018

Olfactory predator recognition in the Brown Mouse Lemur

This study took place across 4 years in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar and tested how a primitive small nocturnal primate, the brown mouse lemur (...
27
Mar
2018

Golson Lecture 2018

  Revolutions in understanding: a history of archaeological thought and radiocarbon dating Archaeology can be characterised in some ways as a very young...
26
Mar
2018

CBAP 2018 Annual Conference

The Collective Biography of Archaeology in the Pacific A Hidden History Monday 26th March, 9am - 5pm Tuesday 27th March, 9am - 5pm This two day conference...
22
Mar
2018

Chew on this: The evolution of human feeding biomechanics

Human skulls are exceptionally odd. In addition to our large and rounded neurocranium, humans are unusual in having a small and posteriorly retracted facial...

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