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Dr Marta Mirazon Lahr
Reader in Human Evolutionary Biology
Director of the Duckworth Laboratory
Dept. of Archaeology & Anthropology
University of Cambridge

Fellow of Clare College
Fellow of the Turkana Basin Institute



Research Interests

My interests cover many aspects of human evolution, from the study of morphological evolution in the genus Homo, to human evolutionary history and dispersals, evolutionary genetics and adaptation in hunter-gatherers, the formation of population boundaries, and the evolution of diversity in technology and tools.

Current Projects PI(s) Collaborators Funding
In Africa: The Role of East Africa in the Evolution of Human Diversity M Mirazon Lahr R A Foley
H Achyuthan
J M Maillo Fernandez
European Reseach Council


David Mattingly M Mirazon Lahr
T O'Connell
European Research Council
Tribes: Biology, Culture, Ecology & Population Boundaries M Mirazon Lahr
D M Mukhongo
A Muigai
E Githui
Past – eSources for Human Evolutionary Studies M Mirazon Lahr R A Foley F Lahr  
An evolutionary edge R A Foley M Mirazon Lahr Leverhulme Trust
Middle Stone Age Diversity R A Foley
M Mirazon Lahr
J M Maillo Fernandez  
Recent Projects PI(s) Collaborators Funding
Desert Migrations Project M Mirazon Lahr
David Mattingly
R A Foley
J M Maillo Fernandez
Society for Libyan Studies
Was the first 'out of Africa' settlement of Homo sapiens in India?

M Mirazon Lahr
K Thangaraj

L Singh
T Kivisild
M Petraglia
UKIERI-British Council
Human Evolution & Development R A Foley P Bateson M Mirazon Lahr B Keverne   Leverhulme Trust
Late Quaternary Human Evolution in West Turkana M Mirazon Lahr R A Foley
H Achyuthan
Leverhulme Trust
Newby Trust




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