Environmental Factors in the Chronology of Human Evolution and Dispersal (EFCHED)


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Resource identifiers

  • ADS Collection: 1581

Project List

Use either the map above (coloured logos indicate deposited archives) or the list below to go to the relevant project page.

World map showing EFCHED projects Searching for traces of the Southern Dispersal. Human migration and evolution along the Indian Ocean Rim. Neanderthal climate preferences and tolerances: the need for a better chronology. The chronology of the Aurignacian and modern human dispersal across Europe. The evolution of hominid dietary adaptations linked with environmental changes. Chronology, adaptation and environment of the Middle Palaeolithic in Northern Africa. Africa-Eurasia connections. Environmental Factors in human evolution and dispersals in the Upper Pleistocene of the western Mediterranean. Advanced computer modelling of Hominid dispersal from Africa. Palaeoinformatic approach to the context of the earliest human dispersals. Human dispersals and environmental controls during the Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene in Mexico.
(Image courtesy of Clive Gamble)

EFCHED project archives


Principal Investigator: Prof. Paul Valdes
Institution: University of Bristol
Africa-Eurasia connections: Human dispersals, coastal environments, tectonics and the Arabian Peninsula. Data not yet deposited
Principal Investigator: Prof. Geoff Bailey
Institution: University of York
Chronology, adaptation and environment of the Middle Palaeolithic in Northern Africa: implications for the dispersal of anatomically modern humans.Data not yet deposited
Principal Investigator: Prof. David Thomas
Institution: University of Oxford
The chronology of the Aurignacian and modern human dispersal across Europe. Data not yet deposited
Principal Investigator: Prof. Robert Hedges
Institution: University of Oxford
Environmental Factors in human evolution and dispersals in the Upper Pleistocene of the western Mediterranean. Data not yet deposited
Principal Investigator: Dr Nicholas Barton
Institution: University of Oxford
The evolution of hominid dietary adaptations linked with environmental changes: extending the record beyond 100,000 years. Data not yet deposited
Principal Investigator: Prof. Michael Richards
Institution: University of Durham
Human dispersals and environmental controls during the Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene in Mexico: implications for the peopling of the Americas. Data not yet deposited
Principal Investigator: Dr Silvia Gonzalez
Institution: Liverpool John Moores University
Principal Investigator: Dr Phillip Endicott
Institution: University of Oxford
Principal Investigator: Dr Rupert Housley
Institution: University of Glasgow
Principal Investigator: Prof. Alan Turner
Institution: Liverpool John Moores University
Principal Investigator: Dr Marta Lahr
Institution: University of Cambridge