Staff research in Anthropology

Staff research interests and activities

We are internationally renowned for innovative research in the Pacific. As well as Australia and New Zealand, we have projects in:

  • Easter Island
  • Fiji
  • Hawai'i
  • Cook Islands
  • Marquesas
  • Tokelau
  • Solomon Islands
  • Papua New Guinea

Our research also extends worldwide, including work in Europe, India, Taiwan, China and the Middle East.

Research topics include:

  • primate and human ecology
  • prehistory
  • archaeological projects
  • osteology, human growth and genetics
  • health and ecology
  • political anthropology
  • material culture and art
  • fashion and gender
  • intellectual property
  • traditional and popular musics

Find out more about staff research interests in Anthropology.

Past and present research projects