Academy Fellow wins pre-eminent research prize for lifetime’s work studying the origins of global farming

AAH News Fellows in the news, Media release

Canberra-based archaeologist, Professor Emeritus Peter Bellwood, is still pinching himself having been named the winner of the 2021 International Cosmos Prize, and in so doing being elevated into the company of previous winners, including environmentalist Sir David Attenborough (2000) and anthropologist Jane Goodall (2017). A Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities (AAH) since 1983, Professor Bellwood describes the …

Significant archaeological discovery by Academy Fellows

AAH News Fellows in the news

Earliest Australian’s lived on the coast 50,000 years ago Adapted from conversations with Professors Veth and Ulm, and the University of Western Australia media release and James Cook University media release. A team of international archaeologists, led by Academy Fellows Professor Peter Veth FAHA and supported by coastal archaeology specialist Professor Sean Ulm FAHA, have confirmed human occupation of Australia …