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UK Fellow, Archaeology, elected in 2012

Professor Robin Dennell FBA


Current post

  • Professor Emeritus, The University of Sheffield; Visiting Research Fellow, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Past Appointments

  • Honorary Research Professor, University of Exeter, 2016


Southern Asia, Australia and the Search for Human Origins, ed. R.W.Dennell & M. Porr, Cambridge University Press (2014)

Living in the Landscape: Essays in Honour of Graeme Barker, ed. K. Boyle, R.J. Rabett and C. Hunt, pp. 11-34. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. (2014)

Hallam Movius, Helmut de Terra, and the Line that never was: Burma, 1938. (2014) \

The origins and persistence of Homo floresiensis on Flores: biogeographical and ecological perspectives by R.W.Dennell, Louys, J.L., O'Regan, H. and Wilkinson, D.M. Quaternary Science Reviews 96, 98-107. (2013)

Hominins, deserts, and the colonisation and settlement of continental Asia Quaternary International 2012, xxx, 1-9

The Nihewan Basin of North China in the Early Pleistocene: Continuous and flourishing, or discontinuous, infrequent and ephemeral occupation? Quaternary Internal 2012, xxx, 1-12

The Palaeolithic Settlement of Asia, Cambridge University Press (2009)

The dispersal of Homo sapiens across southern Asia: how early, how often, how complex? Quaternary Sciences Reviews 47, 15-22.

Other Archaeology Fellows

Professor Charlotte Roberts

Studies archaeological human remains; her key research interests are contextual approaches to past human health (palaeopathology); ethical considerations and and human remains; the relevance of past health to contemporary health; evolutionary approaches to the origin and history of infectious diseases; big data projects in palaeopathology; public engagement

Professor Matthew Collins

Biomolecular archaeology; interdisciplinary approaches for the recovery and interpretation of molecular signals from ancient materials, with a specific focus on proteins and their breakdown products

Professor Michael Parker Pearson

The prehistory of Britain and western Europe from the Neolithic to the Iron Age. The archaeology of death and burial. The archaeology of Madagascar. Stonehenge and its landscape

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