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Grantee Spotlight: Marie-Hélène Moncel

Grantee Spotlight
Marie-Hélène Moncel is a director of research at the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, France. She was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant during our spring 2016 cycle for her project entitled "Early evidence of Acheulean bifacial technology in Europe. New fieldwork at Notarchirico (Italy)."

Upper Paleolithic Dietary Strategies

Journal Article
The Neanderthal lineage survived for hundreds of thousands of years despite the severe temperature fluctuations of the Ice Age. The reasons
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Modern human dispersal on the southern plain of Eastern Europe

Research Report
John Hoffecker John Hoffecker of the University of Colorado has been awarded 13 grants from The Leakey Foundation for his research at various sites in Eastern Europe. He has been awarded three for work at Shlyakh, an open-air Paleolithic site located in the Volgograd region of Russia. The most recent Leakey grant for this site was awarded in the spring of 2013. In August 2013 Hoffecker and his team performed… more »