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Modern humans braved the cold with Neanderthals

Modern humans braved the cold with Neanderthals

Research, led by Dr Philip Nigst, Division of Archaeology, (Univeristy of Cambridge), contributes new information to the debate about modern human colonisation of Europe.

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Graeme Barker awarded Honorary Degree

University of Sheffield honours "one of its most successful and influential former colleagues."

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Clay tokens used for 'book-keeping' long after invention of writing

Clay tokens used for 'book-keeping' long after invention of writing

Latest excavations led by McDonald Institute researcher John MacGinnis, show prehistoric clay tokens remained integral to recording trade across the Assyrian Empire - millennia after this system was believed to have vanished.

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Tràng An Landscape Complex Designated World Heritage Site

McDonald Institute-based Tràng An Archaeological Project played prominant part in successful World Heritage Site nomination.

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Golson Lecture 2014

'Why Did Our Ancestors Become Farmers?' Golson Lecture

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