Palaeo: Centre for Human Palaeoecology & Evolutionary Origins

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Palaeo: The Centre for Palaeoecology Archaeology, Evolution and Human Origins

Palaeo: An interdisciplinary centre at the University of York

Palaeo: Anatomy, Bioarchaeology, Molecular Archaeology and Field Techniques in one place

Palaeo: MSc in Bioarchaeology, Early Prehistory, Mesolithic Studies, Zooarchaeology, Human Evolution (2012/13)

Palaeo: Researching diet, landscape, ecology, health, disease and the evolution of the human mind

Palaeo:  BioArCh, Anatomical and Human Sciences & Human Palaeoecology

Palaeo: A centre of excellence in the biomolecular analysis of human bone - MSc in Bioarchaeology

PALAEO is an interdisciplinary research centre in human evolution and palaeoecology that brings together York’s world-leading expertise in evolutionary anatomy, ancient DNA, biodiversity, psychology, palaeoenvironmental studies, prehistory and geochronology. The exceptional breadth of PALAEO allows the centre to take a fully-integrated, cross-disciplinary approach to major research questions in human evolution and its environmental setting. PALAEO is open to all York researchers in this exciting field, and to their collaborators elsewhere. 


The Annual Symposium of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy

Posted on Monday 1 September 2014

The annual SVPCA and SPPC meetings in 2014 will be hosted by the Centre for Anatomical and Human Sciences, Hull York Medical School. 62nd Symposium for Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy, 23rd Symposium of Palaeontological Preparation and Conservation with the Geological Curators

Construction works have started on the new Environment Building, due to open in August of 2015.

Posted on Wednesday 27 August 2014

Construction works have started on the new Environment Building, due to open in August of 2015.

Matthew Collins elected Fellow of the British Academy

Posted on Thursday 17 July 2014

A University of York archaeologist has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy, the highest honour for scholars working in the humanities and social sciences. Professor Matthew Collins, Professor of Biomolecular Archaeology and founding director of BioArCh in the Department of Archaeology, is elected in recognition of his outstanding research. For the full story see the University of York news story.