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ANU Archaeology students begin dig at former barracks

ANU Archaeology students begin dig at former barracks

The ANU School of Archaeology and Anthropology's Triabunna Field School kicks off today with an expedition to uncover part of Tasmania's military and convict past.

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Professor Colin Groves honoured with new book edited by Dr Alison Behie and Dr Marc Oxenham

Professor Colin Groves honoured with new book edited by Dr Alison Behie and Dr Marc Oxenham

'Taxonomic Tapestries' pays tribute to Prof. Colin Groves and explores the complexity, diversity and interwoven nature of taxonomic pursuits within the context of explorations of humans and related species.

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Dr Tim Denham wins one of University’s five Future Fellowships

Dr Tim Denham wins one of University’s five Future Fellowships

Dr Tim Denham from the School of Archaeology and Anthropology has won one of the five prestigious Future Fellowships awarded to the Australian National University.

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Dr Catherine Frieman recognised for teaching excellence with the OLT Awards for Teaching Excellence

Dr Catherine Frieman recognised for teaching excellence with the OLT Awards for Teaching Excellence

Dr Catherine Frieman, a lecturer in European archaeology with the School of Archaeology and Anthropology, has been named one of Australia’s best teachers by the Australian Government's Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT).

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Dr Dougald O'Reilly awarded the 2015 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Public Policy and Outreach

Dr Dougald O'Reilly awarded the 2015 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Public Policy and Outreach

Congratulations to Dr Dougald O'Reilly who has won the 2015 Vice Chancellor's Award for Public Policy and Outreach.

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New book edited by Dr Marc Oxenham

New book edited by Dr Marc Oxenham

In recent years the bioarchaeology of Southeast Asia and the Pacific islands has seen enormous progress, which is synthesised, contextualised and expanded upon in The Routledge Handbook of Bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands.

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The School of Archaeology and Anthropology combines five streams of social research and teaching: anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology and the interdisciplinary fields of development studies and heritage and museum studies. Collectively we are engaged with understanding past and present human experience in diverse and transforming social contexts.

Our school offers an innovative range of programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with particular strengths in archaeological science,  biological anthropology, forensic anthropology, Australian Indigenous studies, medical anthropology, visual anthropology, applied and participatory development, and heritage studies.

ANU is the most research-intensive university in Australia and our staff are energetic teachers as well as active researchers working on projects across remote and metropolitan Australia, Africa, Asia, the Pacific, Europe, South America and India.

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