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10
Apr
‘15

Election to Membership of the Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton

  Three Laulku Sisters clowning around at Francesca's New Guinea field site, Kailge, Western Highlands Professor Francesca Merlan has been elected a member of the Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, for the academic year 2015-2016....

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26
Mar
‘15

Launch of Historic Ethnography of women's lives in the Central Highlands of Papua New Guinea

Launch of  historic ethnography of women’s lives in the Central Highlands of Papua New Guinea – Anthropology at ANU. On March 12, a book Wives and Wanderers in a New Guinea Highlands Society, was launched in the Butlin Archives,...

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25
Mar
‘15

Gender Institute Masters Thesis Prize for Excellence in Gender Research

Congratulations to Elizabeth Cowan for being awarded a Masters Thesis Prize by the ANU Gender Institute. Her work was an example of a University/ NGO collaboration. Her Thesis was titled: Non-tradition aspirations versus gendered expectations: Young...

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26
Feb
‘15

BIO-ANTHROPOLOGY - Graves, Monkeys, Murder and Evolution

ANU BIO-ANTHROPOLOGY Graves, Monkeys, Murder and Evolution! Professor Colin Groves talks about the breadth of research in the field of Bio-Anthropology.

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29
Jan
‘15

Emeritus Professor Ken Taylor introduces a NEW BOOK - Conserving Cultural Landscapes

Archaeology & Museum Studies Ken Taylor on the human side of heritage conservation Ken Taylor, co-editor of  Conserving Cultural Landscapes: Challenges and New Directions, discusses the interdependence between people, their...

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21
Oct
‘14

Canberra's invitation to the Springbank Project

Canberra's invitation to the Springbank Project Dr Duncan Wright in association with the Canberra Archaeological Society confirms that the Society has succeeded in being awarded a grant of $17000 from the 2014-2015 ACT Heritage Grants Program...

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28
Jun
‘16

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy - Dr Alison Behie

Congratulations on becoming a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Alison has been a lecturer in Biological Anthropology since 2011 and Head of Discipline since 2015. Her research focuses on how severe environmental change impacts population...

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22
Feb
‘16

Debbie Argue has established a collaborative project with colleagues from Indonesia, Canada and USA

(left to right) Bayu Murti, Dr Toetik Koesbardiati (Department of Anthropology, Universitas Airlangga), Dr Debbie Argue, Professor Colin Groves, (School of Archaeology and Anthropology, ANU). Debbie Argue has established a collaborative project...

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27
Oct
‘15

Indigenous translation of UN Declaration of Human Rights

Indigenous translation of UN Declaration of Human Rights ANU Researcher Dr Sarah Holcombe has translated the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights into the central-Australian language of Pintupi-Luritja. Image: Stuart Hay, ANU. Thursday...

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22
Sep
‘15

Homo naledi discovery: How ANU student Elen Feuerriegel joined the Rising Star expedition

FULL ARTICLE IN THE CANBERRA TIMES: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/homo-naledi-discovery-how-anu-student-elen-feuerriegel-joined-the-rising-star-expedition-20150917-gjoxic Homo naledi discovery: How ANU student Elen Feuerriegel joined the...

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