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Department of Archaeology

 

Honorary degree for Emeritus Disney Professor

2 August 2019

Graeme Barker CBE awarded Honorary Doctor of Letters degree from the University of Leicester.

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Evidence for different climatic adaptation strategies in human and non-human primates

30 July 2019

New study suggests that the ability to adapt behaviourally, rather than biologically, was likely key to our evolutionary success and to how we came to be the last surviving human species.

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Lecturer in Comparative Human Biology announced

12 July 2019

Dr Rihlat Said Mohamed announced as new lecturer in the Department of Archaeology.

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Gorillas found to live in ‘complex’ societies, suggesting deep roots of human social evolution

10 July 2019

Gorillas have more complex social structures than previously thought, from lifetime bonds forged between distant relations, to “social tiers” with striking parallels to traditional human societies, according to a new study.

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Lecturer in Human Evolutionary Genetics and Bioinformatics announced

8 July 2019

Dr Guy Jacobs announced as new lecturer in the Department of Archaeology.

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