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16
Apr
‘15

LAUNCHED: A project to educate Cambodia's kids of the importance of heritage preservation

Dr Dougald O'Reilly launches a Kickstarter project for Heritage Watch - a non-profit organisation dedicated to the preservation of Cambodias cultural heritage.     TO MAKE A DONATION AND FOR THE FULL STORY PLEASE CLICK ON THE...

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14
Apr
‘15

MEDIA COVERAGE of Springbank Island

The Springbank Island dig has generated a lot of excitement and interest. The Open Day will be this Saturday and a Ferry Service will be Running from West Acton wharf near the museum. Here are links to some of the great coverage and below are...

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31
Mar
‘15

CBAP Project Launch

Last night the Vice Chancellor, Professor Ian Young, launched Professor Matthew Spriggs' new ARC Laureate Project: The Collective Biography of Archaeology in the Pacific - A Hidden History. The five year project (known as CBAP for short)...

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19
Dec
‘14

Endeavour Scholarship recipient to research 'cultural protocols' within the Australian context.

Julie Woods a PhD scholar from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst: MA, was successful in being awarded an Endeavour Research Fellowship for 6 months in 2015. She will be hosted by the School from March – November and supervised by Dr...

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19
Dec
‘14

Amnesty International Grant allows the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to be translated into an indigenous language.

Sarah Holcombe (ARC Future Fellow) was successful in being awarded a small grant from Amnesty International Australia; from their Human Rights Innovation Fund. From the 3rd – 15th November two of her research collaborators from Papunya (Lance...

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18
Dec
‘14

CASS Teaching and Learning Award successes

Congratulations to two academic staff members from the School of Archaeology and Anthropology who were presented with CASS Teaching and Learning Awards at the College Christmas party held on Wednesday, 17 December. Dr Catherine Frieman received...

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17
Nov
‘14

Emily Dillon, winner of the Tall Foundation Award and presenter at a major ANU Alumni and Giving event.

Congratulations on behalf of the School of Archaeology and Anthropology, to Emily Dillon, winner of the Tall Foundation Award and an Honours Student in Archaeology who gave a short presentation at a major alumni and giving event conducted by ANU....

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28
Oct
‘14

Hobbit tales: Homo Floresiensis ten years on - Dr Debbie Argue reviews the decade.

On the 10th anniversary of the discovery of Homo Floresiensis ,  Dr Debbie Argue of the SoAA enligntens us on the history of the find and it's importance in the tale of evolution. Hobbit tales: Homo Floresiensis ten years on Newsroom - ANU...

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28
Oct
‘14

Dr Melinda Hinkson presents 'Drawing Life: Warlpiri lines on a changing world', the CASS 2nd Annual Future Directions in Indigenous Research Public Lecture.

Dr Melinda Hinkson presents 'Drawing Life: Warlpiri lines on a changing world', the CASS 2nd Annual Future Directions in Indigenous Research Public Lecture. To view Dr Hinkson's  lecture click on the following link and the Video is...

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22
Oct
‘14

Comic book aids cultural preservation in Cambodia

ANU Archaeology lecturer Dr Dougald O’Reilly knows how to tell a story. Dougald has just released Wrath of the Phantom Army as a digital comic book on iTunes. The action-packed story has an important message—that looting is destroying...

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