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Earlier this month I was invited along to a workshop hosted by Dr Matt Jones and Dr Christina Lee at the University of Nottingham [UoN] on climate, disease and people. It was a fantastic workshop, and one of the first I have attended that has been truly cross-disciplinary, with experts in microbiology, archaeology, past climates,

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Professor Sir Nicholas Shackleton –or ‘Nick’ as he preferred to be called- was one of the foremost Quaternary scientists in the world, his scientific legacy in no need of elaboration. In recognition of his pivotal contributions to palaeoceanography and the verification of the global importance of Milankovitch cycles, Nick was elected to the Royal Society

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The APA meeting in Tokyo 2016 is approaching! It is only one months away! The Eighth Bi-Annual Meeting of the Asian Paleolithic Association will be held at Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan, between June 24th and 28th, 2016. So far, 110 participants from eleven countries have registered, bringing diverse research topics focusing on a variety

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The INQUA project “Reconstructing Hunter-Gatherer Mobility” held its first physical workshop in February. The project, sponsored by HaBComm, also received funding for the meeting from a Connexion Grant from the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and Universite de Montreal. It was perhaps appropriate that a number of researchers coming together in Montreal, Canada

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