Shaun Adams

Qualifications

Current        PhD candidate at Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD
2013           Bachelor Sciences (Hons), Flinders University, Adelaide, SA
2009-12    Bachelor of Archaeology, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA

Thesis title

Archaeological isotope investigations in far north QLD

Supervisors

Dr Michael Westaway, Prof. Rainer Grün, Prof. Brian Fry, Prof. Dave Lambert

Publications

  • Adams, S., Williams, D., Flinders, C. and M. Westaway (2018). Mortuary Landscape Of the Flinders Islands, north QLD (submitted).
  • Adams, S., Grün, R., McGahan, D., Zhao, J., Feng, Y., Nguyen, A., Willmes, M., Quaresimin, M., Lobsey, B., Collard. M., Westaway. M. (2019). A strontium isoscape of north-east Australia for human provenance and repatriation, Geoarchaeology, 1(21).
  • Adams, S., Martin, R., Phillips, S., Macgregor, C., Westaway, M. (2018). Truth-Telling in the Wake of European Contact: Historical Investigation of Aboriginal Skeletal Remains from Normanton. Archaeologies, 14(3):412-442.
  • Adams, S., M. McDowell, and G. Prideaux (2015). Understanding accumulation bias in the ecological interpretation of archaeological and paleontological sites on Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 7:715-729.
  • Adams, S. (2014). Twenty thousand years on KI, Dig It, 2:2.
  • Adams, S. (2014). McCarthy, Frederick. D. BIOGRAPHY in Smith. C (eds) Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, 5:4717-4719.

Jennifer Leigh Campbell

Qualifications

Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research University of Melbourne
Graduate Certificate in Mass Communication (Science Communication) University of Queensland
Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours)/ Bachelor of Science Griffith University

Thesis title

Ancestral Connections of Australia's First Peoples: A Genomic Comparison of the Pama-Nyungan and Non Pama-Nyungan groups

Supervisors

Professor David Lambert, Dr Michael Westaway, Dr Sankar Subramanian

Publications

  • Mohammed R*, Campbell J*, Cooper-White J, Dimesky G, Punyadeera C 2012 The impact of saliva collection and processing methods on CRP, IgE, and Myoglobin immunoassays. Clinical and Translational Medicine 2012 1:19. *Equal contributors/First author

Marcela Ortega-Rincón

Qualifications

Ecologist BA (HON), Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Anthropologist BA (HON) with emphasis in Archaeology, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Master (Research) in Sciences - Biology with emphasis in Management and Conservation of  wildlife, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Master (Research) in Sciences - International Program in Landscape Ecology and Nature
Conservation, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University of Greifswald, Germany

Thesis title

Cultural and ecological resilience of indigenous communities and their territory
Traditional ecological knowledge associated with mammals, landscape and culture

Supervisors

Prof Paul Taçon & Dr Sally May (Griffith University)

Publications

  • Ortega-Rincon, M. 2017. Mammals and coprophilous fungi in the Schwerin castle, Germany (Xth-XIth A.D. century). Master in Science, International Master Program in Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation. Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University of Greifswald, Germany.
  • Ortega-Rincón, M. 2016. Sociocultural local stakeholders valuation of ecosystem services of Orotoy River Basin. In: “Strengthening of social and ecological capacities of adaptation to climate change in Orotoy River Basin, Colombia”. Institute of Biological Research Alexander von Humboldt, Colombia.
  • Ortega-Rincón, M. 2016. Environmental History and Land colonization of the territory of Orotoy River Basin. In: “Strengthening of social and ecological capacities of adaptation to climate change in Orotoy River Basin, Colombia”. Institute of Biological Research Alexander von Humboldt, Colombia.
  • Ortega-Rincón, M. 2014. D Diagnosis of fundamental Human Rights directly related to natural resources of indigenous peoples in inminent threat of physical and cultural extinction. Priority Affirmative Action Plan for the Protection of Fundamental Rights of Colombian indigenous people in imminent danger of physical and / or cultural extinction. Ministry of the Interior, Office of Ethnic Affairs.
  • Ortega-Rincón, M. 2013. Ecological, socioeconomic and cultural drivers of Ecological Unsustainability of mammal hunting in the Colombian Amazon. Thesis Project Master in Science-Biology. Line Management and Conservation of Wildlife, Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
  • Ortega-Rincón, M. 2012. Mammal hunting in Colombian Amazon. En: Student Conference on Conservation Science, University of Cambridge, 20-22 March 2012. Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. Pp. 38.
  • Ortega-Rincón, M. 2011. Non-human primates in the region of Nariño (Colombia): evidence from rock art, ethnoarchaeology and archaeozoology. Thesis Project in Anthropology-Archaeology, Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
  • Espinal P., Gross T., Montoya M., Orduz N., Ortega-Rincón M., & Rosales N. 2011. Madera: servicio ecosistémico de importante valor en la región del Santuario de Fauna y Flora Otún Quimbaya. En: Amaya-Espinel J.D., J.J. Bedoya, J.C. De La Cruz & J. N. Urbina-Cardona (Eds.). 2011. Memorias Curso en Ecología y Conservación de la Biodiversidad Neotropical. Instituto de Estudios Ambientales para el Desarrollo. IDEADE y Fundación Maconde. Bogotá, Colombia. 107-114 pp. ISBN 978-958-716-497-6.
  • Bermúdez F., Canedo V., Castro S., Espejo N., Gross T., Lozano F., Martínez D., Montoya M., Ortega-Rincón M. & Silva J. 2011. Propuesta de planeación predial en la Hacienda Carmelita-Vereda La Suiza implementando herramientas de manejo del paisaje para la conservación de la biodiversidad. En: Amaya-Espinel J.D., J.J. Bedoya, J.C. De La Cruz & J. N. Urbina-Cardona (Eds.). 2011. Memorias Curso en Ecología y Conservación de la Biodiversidad Neotropical. Instituto de Estudios Ambientales para el Desarrollo. IDEADE y Fundación Maconde. Bogotá, Colombia. 117-128 pp. ISBN 978-958-716-497-6.
  • Gómez J.R., Martínez-Rivera D., Ordóñez-Ruiz M., Ortega-Rincón M., Parra-Romero A. & Silva-Guacaneme J. 2011. Análisis del papel del mono aullador (Alouatta seniculus) como especie focal del Santuario de Fauna y Flora Otún Quimbaya. En: Amaya-Espinel J.D., J.J. Bedoya, J.C. De La Cruz  & J. N. Urbina-Cardona (Eds.). 2011. Memorias Curso en Ecología y Conservación de la Biodiversidad Neotropical. Instituto de Estudios Ambientales para el Desarrollo. IDEADE y Fundación Maconde. Bogotá, Colombia. 89-96 pp. ISBN 978-958-716-497-6.
  • Ramírez-Chaves H., Ortega-Rincón M., Pérez W.A. & Marín D. 2011. Historia de las especies de mamíferos exóticos en Colombia. Boletín Científico Museo de Historia Natural. 15 (2): 139 - 156.
  • Marin-Vasquez A., Ortega-Rincón M & H. Ramírez-Chaves. 2010. Records of leucism in three species of Colombian bats: Carollia brevicauda, Artibeus jamaicensis and Lophostoma silvicolum (Phyllostomidae). Chiroptera Neotropical 16(2): 706 - 709.

Yinika Perston

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (Hons), University of New England
Bachelor of Art/Science, University of New England
Diploma in Indigenous Archaeology, University of New England

Thesis title

Pleistocene Hominin Technology and the Origin of Holocene Hunter-Gatherers in South Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Supervisors

Associate Prof. Adam Brumm,  Dr Michelle Langley, Associate Prof. Mark Moore

Publications

  • Brumm, A, Hakim, B, Ramli, M, Aubert, M, van den Bergh, GD, Li, B, Burhan, B, Saiful, AM, Siagian, L, Sardi, R, Jusdi, A, Abdullah, Mubarak, AP, Moore, MW, Roberts, RG, Zhao, J, McGahan, D, Jones, BG, Perston, Y, Szabó, K, Mahmud, MI, Westaway, K, Jatmiko, Saptomo, EW, van der Kaars, S, Grün, R, Wood, R, Dodson, J, Morwood, MJ. (2018) A reassessment of the early archaeological record at Leang Burung 2, a Late Pleistocene rock-shelter site on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. PLoS ONE 13(4).
  • Perston, YL, Andrew, NR, McDonald, PG. (2018). Implications of climate change on the behaviour and activity patterns of the ubiquitous meat ant, Iridomyrmex purpureus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Smith, 1858). General and Applied Entomology 46: 1-9.
  • Brumm A, Langley MC, Moore MW, Hakim B, Ramli M, Sumantrig I, Burhan B, Saiful AM, Siagian L, Suryatman, Sardi R, Jusdi A, Abdullah, Mubarak AP, Hasliana, Hasrianti, Oktaviana AA, Adhityatama S, van den Bergh GD, Aubert M, Zhao J, Huntley J, Li B, Roberts RG,o, Saptomo EW, Perston Y, Grün R. (2017) Early human symbolic behavior in the Late Pleistocene of Wallacea, PNAS 114(16), pp. 4105-4110.
  • Moore MW, Perston Y. (2016) Experimental Insights into the Cognitive Significance of Early Stone Tools. PLoS ONE 11(7)

Holly Smith

Qualifications

Msci (Hons) Geoscience, Durham University, UK

Thesis title

The taphonomy and site formation processes of vertebrate-bearing deposits in Sumatran caves

Supervisor

Dr Julien Louys

Roxanne Tsang

Qualifications

Current – PhD Candidate at Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD
2016 – 2017: Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Archaeology, University of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
2012 – 2016: Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology & Archaeology,  University of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Thesis title

The Gulf between us: an ethno-archaeology investigation into the rock art of Papua New Guinea compared to Australia

Supervisors

Prof Paul Taçon, Dr Sally May (Griffith University) & Dr Matthew Leavesley (University of Papua New Guinea)

Publications

Doug Williams

Qualifications

BA Hons (ANU), Grad Dip App Sci (UCan)

Thesis title

Study of Function and Location of Prehistoric Aboriginal Settlements of the Sturt Desert (Channel Country), Central Australia

Supervisor

Dr Julien Louys

Publications

  • Adams, S., Williams, D., Flinders, C. and M. Westaway 2018 Mortuary Landscape Of the Flinders Islands, north QLD (submitted).
  • Williams, D. M.Sullivan , P.Hughes and A.Grinbergs.  In press. Out in the open: a complex of stratified artefact clusters in the Pilbara demonstrating a history of occupation to beyond the LGM. Archaeology in Oceania (Returned for revisions 19/04/2018).
  • Marsh, M., P.Hiscock, D. Williams, P.Hughes, and M. Sullivan, in press. Watura Jurnti – a 42 to 45,000 year-long occupation sequence from the north-eastern Pilbara. Archaeology in Oceania (Accepted 05/04/2018).
  • Westaway, MC., Williams, D., Wright, R.V.S, Wood, R., Olley, J., Swift, J., Martin, S., Kemp, J., Rolton., S., and Bates, W.  2016. The Death of Kakutcha:  A Case of Perimortem weapon trauma in an Aboriginal man from north west New South Wales, Australia.  Antiquity 90 353 (2016): 1318–1333.
  • Miller, G., Magee, J., Smith, M., Baynes, A., Lehman, S.,Spooner, N., Fogel, M., Webb, S., Johnston, H., Williams, D., Peter Clark, P., Florian, C., Holst, R., and DeVogel, S. 2016. Direct evidence of human predation on extinct Australian megafauna between 53.9 and 47.5 ka. Nature Communications 7:10196 doi:10.1038/ncomms10496(2016)

Jo Wright

Qualifications

BSc (Hons), Griffith University, Australia

Thesis title

Return to Country: genomics and the repatriation of ancient Aboriginal Australians

Supervisor

Professor David Lambert

Publications

  • Wright, J.L., Wasef, S., Heupink, T.H., Westaway, M.C., Rasmussen, S., Pardoe, C., Fourmile, G.G., Young, M., Johnson, T., Slade, J., [...] Lambert, D.M. Ancient nuclear genomes enable repatriation of Indigenous human remains. Science Advances 2018;4: eaau5064.
  • Malaspinas, A.S., Westaway, M.C., Muller, C., Sousa, V.C., Lao, O., Alves, I., Bergström, A., Athanasiadis, G., Cheng, J.Y., Crawford, J.E., Heupink, T.H., Macholdt, E., Peischl, S., Rasmussen, S., Schiffels, S., Subramanian, S., Wright, J.L., Albrechtsen, A., Barbieri, C., Dupanloup, I., Eriksson, A., Margaryan, A., Moltke, I., Pugach, I., Korneliussen, T.S., Levkivskyi, I.P., Moreno-Mayar, J.V., Ni, S., Racimo, F., Sikora, M., Xue, Y., Aghakhanian, F.A., Brucato, N., Brunak, S., Campos, P.F., Clark, W., Ellingvåg, S., Fourmile, G., Gerbault, P., Injie, D., Koki, G., Leavesley, M., Logan, B., Lynch, A., Matisoo-Smith, E.A., McAllister, P.J., Mentzer. A.J., Metspalu, M., Migliano, A.B., Murgha, L., Phipps, M.E., Pomat, W., Reynolds, D., Ricaut, F.X., Siba, P., Thomas, M.G., Wales, T., Wall, C.M., Oppenheimer, S.J., Tyler-Smith, C., Durbin, R., Dortch, J., Manica, A., Schierup, M.H., Foley, R.A., Lahr, M.M., Bowern, C., Wall, J.D., Mailund, T., Stoneking, M., Nielsen, R., Sandhu, M.S., Excoffier, L., Lambert, D.M., and Willerslev, E. (2016) A genomic history of Aboriginal Australia. Nature 538: 207–214.
  • Heupink, T.H., Subramanian, S., Wright, J.L., Endicott, P., Westaway, M.C.; Huynen, L., Parson, W., Millar, C.D., Willerslev, E. and Lambert, D.M. (2016). Ancient mtDNA sequences from the First Australians revisited. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113(25): 6892–6897.

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