Steffen Mischke of the University of Iceland, Reykjavík, was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our fall 2017 cycle for his project entitled "Environment of early hominins outside of Africa: The Nihewan Basin."
Mathew Fox was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research grant in the spring of 2016 for his project entitled “Paleoenvironments of Homo erectus occupations in the Luonan Basin, China." Here he updates us on his 2016 field season.
Mathew Fox, PhD candidate from the University of Arizona, was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2016 cycle for his project entitled “Paleoenvironments of Homo erectus occupations in the Luonan Basin, China.” Many researchers consider one of the most pressing concerns in paleoanthropological research is the reconstruction of Homo erectus dispersals Out-of-Africa… more »
María Martinón-Torres is a Leakey Foundation grantee from the University College London. She and her team were recently published in the journal Nature for their work in Southern China. She has been kind enough to provide us with her summary and thoughts on the significance of this find. The discovery of 47 human teeth with unequivocally modern morphologies from a cave in southern China reveals that our… more »