Ochres reveal colouring of colonisation   

Arts Education Law
A study published today in the journal Nature, reports ground ochres among the earliest evidence for human occupation of Australia, 65,000 years ago.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

ARCHE helps rewrite timing for first humans out of Africa

Scientists from Griffith University have played a crucial role in helping an international team of archaeologists rewrite the timeline of human evolution and the migration of modern humans out of Africa. It had been widely accepted that Homo sapiens had moved out of Africa between 90,000 and 120,000 years ago but that has now been […]
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Alumni

Award caps stellar year for rock art expert

Griffith University rock art expert Professor Paul Taçon has been announced the winner of the Research Leadership Award in the 2016 Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards. For more than 36 years, the director of Griffith’s Place, Evolution and Rock Art Heritage Unit and Chair in Rock Art Research has been exploring the rock art sites […]
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Features

Rock art expert honoured with national award

Griffith University’s rock art expert Professor Paul Taçon has capped a remarkable year being honoured with the Rhys Jones Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Australian Archaeology - the top archaeology award in Australia. Earlier this year he was awarded an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship worth $2.5 million to continue his rock art research.
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Arts Education Law

ARC Laureate Fellowship honours rock art expert

Professor Paul Tacon has been awarded an ARC Australian Laureate Fellowship.
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Arts Education Law

Researchers record Chinese rock art

Professor Paul Tacon and Dr Maxime Aubert travelled to China in June to record little-known rock art.
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