British Academy Centenary Research Project

Lucy to Language: the Archaeology of the Social Brain

People

Directors:

  • Professor Robin Dunbar FBA (School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool)
  • Professor Clive Gamble FBA (Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London)
  • Professor John Gowlett (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], University of Liverpool).

Fellows:

  • Professor Leslie Aiello (President of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, New York, USA)
  • Dr Holly Arrow (Department of Psychology, University of Oregon)
  • Professor Filippo Aureli (Co-director of the Research Centre in Evolutionary Anthropology and Palaeoecology, School of Natural Sciences and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University)
  • Professor Larry Barham (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], University of Liverpool)
  • Professor Alan Barnard (Department of Social Anthropology, University of Edinburg)
  • Dr Margaret Clegg (Head of Human Remains Unit, Natural History Museum, London [formerly at CAHO, University of Southampton 2003-2005])
  • Professor Robin Crompton (Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, University of Liverpool)
  • Dr William Davies (Archaeology, University of Southampton)
  • Dr Mandy Korstjens (School of Conservation Sciences, University of Bournemouth)
  • Professor Bob Layton (Department of Anthropology, University of Durham)
  • Dr Julia Lehmann (Roehampton University)
  • Dr Stephen Lycett (University of Kent at Canterbury)
  • Dr Yvonne Marshall (Archaeology, University of Southampton)
  • Dr John McNabb (Archaeology, University of Southampton)
  • Dr Jessica Pearson (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], University of Liverpool)
  • Dr Susanne Shultz (Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester)
  • Dr Anthony Sinclair (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], University of Liverpool)
  • Dr James Steele (Institute of Archaeology, University College London)
  • Professor Mark van Vugt (University of Amsterdam)
  • Dr Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel (University of Kent at Canterbury)
  • Dr Anna Wallette (Department of History, University of Lund, Sweden)
  • Dr Victoria Winton (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], (University of Liverpool)
  • Dr Sonia Zakrzewski (Archaeology, University of Southampton)

Postdoctoral Research Fellows:

  • Dr Quentin Atkinson (University of Auckland, New Zealand [funded by EU-FP6 EX-REL Project])
  • Dr Oliver Curry (Institute of Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford [2008-2011] [funded by EU-FP7 SOCIALNETS Project])
  • Dr Max Burton (Institute of Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford [2008-2009])
  • Dr Fiona Coward (Department of Geography, Royal Holloway London University [2005-2008])
  • Dr Matt Grove (Institute of Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford [2008-2010])
  • Dr Jane Hallos (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], University of Liverpool [2003-2005[)
  • Dr Julia Lehmann (School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool [2004-2007] [later a Senior Lecturer, Roehampton University])
  • Dr Anna Machin (Institute of Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford)
  • Dr Stephen Lycett (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], University of Liverpool) [2007-2008[) [later a lecturer at the University of Kent at Canterbury])
  • Dr Natalie Uomini, (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], University of Liverpool) [2008-2010])
  • Dr Sam Roberts, Institute of Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford [2006-2009] [funded by EPSRC/ESRC TESS Project]

Research Assistants:

  • Anna Frangou (Institute of Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford)

Postgraduate Students:

  • Caroline Bettridge (Institute of Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford) *
  • Isabel Behncke (Institute of Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford)
  • Peter Bond (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], University of Liverpool)
  • James Cole (Geography, RHUL and CAHO, University of Southampton) *
  • Richard Davies (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], University of Liverpool) *
  • Hannah Fluck (CAHO, University of Southampton)
  • Babis Garefalakis (CAHO, University of Southampton)
  • Iris Glaesslein (AHRC Studentship, Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], University of Liverpool)
  • Wendy Iredale (Department of Psychology, University of Kent [University of Kent studentship])
  • Dora Moutsiou (ARHC studentship, School of Geography, RHUL) *
  • Emma Nelson (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], University of Liverpool)
  • Adam Newton (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], University of Liverpool)
  • Kit Opie (Institute of Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford)
  • Eiluned Pearce (Institute of Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford)
  • Phil Purslow (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], University of Liverpool)
  • Andy Shuttleworth (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE], (University of Liverpool)

Former Postgraduate Students:

  • Katherine Andrews (School of Biological Sciences, Liverpool University [2006-2008]) §*
  • V Brant (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE] (University of Liverpool)) §*
  • Dr Lisa Cashmore (Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins, University of Southampton [2006-2008]) §*
  • Matt Grove (Department of Geography, Royal Holloway London University [2004-2007]) §*
  • Charlie Hardy (Department of Psychology, University of Kent [ESRC studentship] [2003-2006]) §
  • Minna Lyons (Psychology, Liverpool Hope University [formerly at School of Biological Sciences, Liverpool University]) §*
  • Marc Mehu, (School of Biological Sciences, Liverpool University [2003-2007]) §
  • Yvan Russell (School of Biological Sciences, Liverpool University [2003-2006]) §

* = Project-funded studentships

§ = Degree awarded