Department of Anthropology and Archaeology

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Community engagement


The Public Archaeology Program was put on hold this summer due to COVID and we hope to be back in 2021.

Meanwhile we have some new and exciting online exercises that are targeted at Grade 7-12 students. If you are an educator and need more information please check out our community engagement page! 

Browse our other community engagement projects. Including, Aboriginal Youth Engagement and Digitally Preserving Alberta's Heritage.

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News and announcements

Chelsea Klinke receives graduate citizenship award

Chelsea Klinke has been the recipient of a GSA Graduate Citizenship Award for her leadership contributions during the 2019-2020 academic year. ...

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ArtsCast Episode 7: Stingless beekeeping in the Ancient Mayan world


Finds in Tanzania’s Olduvai Gorge reveal how ancient humans adapted to change

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Pre-conference Interview with Dr. Jennifer Leason at the Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) 2020

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In the media

In the News: Amanda Melin, Anthropology and Archaeology, in Hindustan Times

Genome study of Capuchin monkey uncovers hints on its large brain, long life

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In the News: Amanda Melin, Anthropology and Archaeology, in LastestLY

Science News | Clues to Capuchin Monkey's Long Life, Large Brain Revealed in Its Genome

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In the News: Julio Mercader Florin, Anthropology and Archaeology, in Quartz

Scientist findings in Tanzania show how ancient humans used tools 2 million years ago

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In the News: Julio Mercader Florín, Anthropology and Archaeology, in

2-Million-Year-Old Stone Tools Unearthed in Tanzania

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