Morgan Disspain is honoured with University Doctoral Research Medal

A big congratulations to Morgan Disspain who has been awarded the University Doctoral Research Medal ahead of the graduation ceremony later this month. During her Ph.D Morgan investigated information that could be obtained from archaeological otoliths and how reliable this information may be as a palaeoenvironmental record. Congratulations Morgan!

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LISTEN: The Science Show

Professor Alan Cooper, Director of the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA and Giles Hamm, PhD Candidate from LaTrobe University were interviewed on ABC RN’s Science show last Saturday (14th of April). They talked about their recent discovery of a cave which contains the first reliably dated human interaction with mega fauna, over 49,000 years ago. […]

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Science in The Pub: The Science of Ancient Australia

The theme of Science in the Pub this month was The Science of Ancient Australia. Two Environment Institute members discussed how their research has helped us understand the evolution of marsupials and the impact megafauna had on the ancient Australian environment. Dr Kieren Mitchell, discussed the evolution of Australian marsupials after the separation of the […]

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ABC Science Show highlights the oldest known evidence of Aboriginal settlement

This Saturday Giles Hamm, archaeologist and Honorary Fellow of the South Australian Museum will feature on ABC Radio National’s Science Show. Tune in to hear Giles talk about the recent discovery of the Warratyi rock shelter located in the Flinders Ranges. The rock shelter contains the first reliably dated human interaction with mega fauna, with fossils […]

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