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. 


Environment PhD and Pollen Assistant Posts Available

Posted on Friday 6 December 2013

Two new posts are advertised at the Environment Department: A PhD in Coastal Change and a Pollen Assistant.

Do chimps deliberately warn one another of danger?

Posted on Monday 21 October 2013

An investigation led by researchers in the Department has revealed surprising similarities between human and chimpanzee communication.

Paul O’Higgins Awarded Rohlf Medal for Excellence in Morphometrics

Posted on Monday 16 September 2013

The medal will be awarded at a lecture given by Prof. O’Higgins at 4:00 on October 24th in Lecture Hall 2 in the Wang Center at Stony Brook University. The title of his lecture will be “The measure of things: pattern process and morphometry.” The lecture is also part of the Provost Lecture Series at Stony Brook University and is co-sponsored by the Rohlf Medal Fund and the Department of Ecology and Evolution.


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