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Read more at: One of Darwin's evolution theories finally proved by Cambridge researcher

One of Darwin's evolution theories finally proved by Cambridge researcher

18 March 2020

Scientists have proved one of Charles Darwin’s theories of evolution for the first time – nearly 140 years after his death.

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Read more at: 18/03/2020 Urgent update from the Vice-Chancellor on the Coronavirus outbreak

18/03/2020 Urgent update from the Vice-Chancellor on the Coronavirus outbreak

18 March 2020

Dear colleagues, The government yesterday declared that it expects to take “further and faster” measures in coming days. I am writing to let you know that, in light of these latest government announcements, and of recent developments including a growing number of staff members now working from home, the University has...

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Read more at: 'Archaeology at Cambridge' 2018-19 annual report now available online

'Archaeology at Cambridge' 2018-19 annual report now available online

3 March 2020

A round up of research, events and people at the Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge.

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Read more at: Hawaiian ancestors begin their journey home

Hawaiian ancestors begin their journey home

2 March 2020

At a repatriation ceremony held on Saturday, 29 February 2020, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge handed over the iwi kūpuna (ancestral remains) of 21 native Hawaiian individuals to representatives from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. The ancestral remains, collected in the mid-to-late 19th century...

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Read more at: MAA curator awarded Headley Fellowship with Art Fund

MAA curator awarded Headley Fellowship with Art Fund

28 February 2020

Dr Jody Joy, Senior Curator at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, has been announced as one of the four successful recipients of the second round of the Headley Fellowships with Art Fund

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Shanidar Z Neanderthal skull

Shanidar Z

17 February 2020

Discovery at ‘flower burial' site could unravel mystery of Neanderthal death rites

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