Human Origins

About this Group

Liverpool has been a centre for international and interdisciplinary studies of human evolution for more than 30 years. Our research explores the entire length of the Pleistocene record and we are involved in fieldwork on three continents - Africa, Europe and Asia.  Our research interests integrate social theory, technological and cognitive development with the environmental record of climate change. We link Palaeoanthropology and Evolutionary Anthropology through the concepts of 'becoming human' in the deep time perspective of a changing world.

North-West Network for Human Evolution Research (The Network)

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Prof Larry Barham,

Dr Jennifer French,

Prof John Gowlett,

Dr Matt Grove,

Prof Anthony Sinclair