News 2013

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.

Job opening University of Cologne (Germany), CRC 806: "Our Way to Europe: Culture-Environment Interaction and Human Mobility in the late Quaternary"

Posted on Wednesday 19 June 2013

The University of Colgne offers 5 postdoctoral positions and 20 graduate internships (PhD) candidates

UKAS Conference Prizes

Posted on Thursday 25 April 2013

Congratulations to John Stewart (Archaeology PhD student) and Joanna Simpson (Chemistry PhD student) who attended the UKAS conference in Cardiff!

Pottery reveals Ice Age hunter-gatherers' taste for fish

Posted on Wednesday 17 April 2013

Hunter-gatherers living in glacial conditions produced pots for cooking fish, according to the findings of a pioneering new study led by the University of York which reports the earliest direct evidence for the use of ceramic vessels.

British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship Awarded

Posted on Tuesday 9 April 2013

Dr Amanda Rees (Department of Sociology) has been awarded a British Academy mid-career fellowship (running from Oct 2013 to Sept 2014) to investigate the following project: Excavating Deep History: historiography, methodology and narratives of human nature

Successful Palaeo Spring Event at Kings Manor

Posted on Tuesday 9 April 2013

Thanks to all who attended and the six speakers who made our 2013 Spring Palaeo Event such a success!