Breastfeeding and human milk banking has attracted a lot of research and public health attention over recent years. However, a mother’s lactation when no living infant is present in her life is often overlooked. Every year in Australia, almost 3500... read more
Populations are shaped by the interaction of the ever-changing processes of birth, death and migration. Demographic transition to low fertility and low mortality in industrialised populations is accompanied by population ageing. Migration may be... read more
The Primatology Research Group conducts behavioural studies on wild and captive primates to answer fundamental questions about how animals adapt to environmental change. This is done by applying theories of evolutionary biology and socioecology to... read more
This project is funded by an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship, from 2018 to 2022.
Literary scholars are challenged to explain the value of reading, researching and teaching literature, particularly in institutional and policy contexts... read more
Professor Ann McGrath’s Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Program aims to develop a deeper understanding of Australia’s pre-1788 history. This project aims to transform the scale and scope of history. Australia’s epic Indigenous narratives will be... read more
The Skeletal Biology and Forensic Anthropology Research Group conducts research in three main biological anthropology research areas: bioarchaeology, forensic anthropology, and biology of the human skeleton. Our research in bioarchaeology is... read more
Skullbook is a collaborative project between the School of Archaeology and Anthropology and the Centre for Digital Humanities Research at ANU.
The project is funded by a Teaching Enhancement Grant. It will produce digital and 3Dprinted ‘bone... read more