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. 

News

New Insights into Mesolithic Antler Headdresses

Posted on Wednesday 20 April 2016

A research team led by archaeologists at the University of York used traditional techniques to create replicas of ritual headdresses made by hunter-gatherers 11,000 years ago in North Western Europe.


Yorkshire Palaeo Group meeting

Posted on Thursday 18 February 2016

The Yorkshire Palaeo Group will meet in York in May


PALAEO afternoon

Posted on Wednesday 27 January 2016

There will be a PALAEO half-day on the theme of human-environment interactions on Monday 15th February