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

  • 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.

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

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

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)

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., Martin. R., Phillips, S. and M. Westaway 2018 Truth-Telling in the wake of European contact: Historical investigation of Aboriginal skeletal remains from Normanton, QLD (submitted).
  • 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.

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)

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