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Eureka Prize awarded! The Aboriginal Heritage Project has been nationally recognised for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research by the prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. Congratulations to the entire team.

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Advanced Bioinformatics Workshop now open for registration

This year the program consists of 2 distinct sessions - one on NGS and one on Metagenomics over 5 days (13-17 November). Visit the workshop webpage to register your expression of interest.

Recent publication

Analyses of bone chemistry of megafauna fossils from 3 continents (Eurasia, North America and South America) shed light on climate conditions at the end of the last ice age that contributed to alterations of feeding grounds for some of our extinct species. Read more

We are recruiting!

PhD and job opportunties now available. Come join our team and work on exciting and interesting projects. Both domestic and international scholarships are available via application. Learn more


Australian Centre for Ancient DNA
School of Biological Sciences
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The University of Adelaide
South Australia 5005


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