Professor Maciej Henneberg

  Org Unit Medical Sciences
  Telephone +61 8 8313 5479
  Location Floor/Room 1 07 ,  Medical School North ,   North Terrace

41 years professional experience teaching at universities in Poland ( A Mickiewicz University, Jagiellonian University), United States of America (University of Texas at Austin), South Africa (University of Cape Town, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg), Australia (University of Adelaide), Indonesia (Airlangga University, Surabaya) and Switzerland (University of Zurich). Conducted research in Poland, Germany, USA, South Africa, Indonesia, England (University of Oxford), Italy (funded by the National Geographic Society) and Australia (Aboriginal).


 output: (total 440): 4 books (co-authored), 3 edited volumes, 301 papers/book chapters, 132 research abstracts

                                    published in 103 journals/books printed in 17 countries in 7 languages

Education and Academic Qualifications


2002 Professor of Biological Sciences.  A professional title awarded for life by the President of Poland in recognition of academic achievements and qualifications following peer-review

1996 FAIBiol, Fellowship of the Australian Institute of Biology Incorporated

1981 DSc Natural Sciences (Dr habil.) A Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland. Degree awarded for the entirety of published work and a  thesis "Natural Selection through Differential Fertility in Human Populations"

1976 PhD Natural Sciences (Phys. Anthropology) A Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland. Thesis title "Biological Dynamics of a Polish Rural Community in the 19th Century".

1973 MSc(summa cum laude) Biology (Phys. Anthropology) A Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland thesis title "An Attempt at Construction of a Method of Investigation and Interpretation of Asymmetry of Long Bones".


Present position


Wood Jones Professor of Anthropological and Comparative Anatomy

University of Adelaide Medical School (appointed January 1996, confirmed May 1998


CategoriesMedicine & Medical Research, Science & Technology
ExpertiseHuman anatomy; human evolution; comparative anatomy (comparing human anatomy with animals); forensic science (fingerprints, identification of remains); history of disease; koalas; body donation; biological anthropology; archaeology (in relation to human biology & everyday life); Pompeii (recovery, identification & reconstruction of human remains); forensic science; history of diseases & medicine.
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