Wupun Sun mat by Indigenous artist Regina Pilawuk Wilson


RSB Directors Seminar 8 Nov

This seminar is part of RSB Directors Seminar Series Seminar: Interdisciplinary adventures in language evolution: exploring the past, present and future of language diversity Speaker: Lindell Bromham When: 8 Nov 2021, 12.30pm-1.30pm AEDT More details here This is an online event and will be hosted via Zoom. Abstract: The past decade has seen a flowering of collaboration between evolutionary biologists and linguists. UsefulContinue reading “RSB Directors Seminar 8 Nov”

Congratulations to ECDI’s Lindell Bromham

Congratulations to Lindell Bromham, Felicity Meakins, Xia Hua and Cassandra Algy who are the winners of the 2021 Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research. Bringing together an Indigenous community member, linguist, mathematician and biologist, this team is studying Gurindji, an Indigenous language of northern Australia. Their research is developing new ways to understandContinue reading “Congratulations to ECDI’s Lindell Bromham”

Meet Ray Tobler

Two broad and interrelated concerns currently motivate ECDI Research Fellow Ray Tobler’s research. One is an interest in historical questions around the evolution and movement of people in Island Southeast Asia, Australia and New Guinea — and how this history informs our understanding of the region’s immense diversity. The other is applying knowledge of humanContinue reading “Meet Ray Tobler”

Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative PhD Scholarship

Applications close 11 October 2021 Each year the School of Culture History and Language (“School”) in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific may offer an award known as the Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative PhD Scholarship (“Award”). Funding for this Award has been provided by the Commonwealth of Australia’s National Institutes Grant. TheContinue reading “Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative PhD Scholarship”