- Dr Helen Green
Research Fellow, School of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne
Australia’s oldest known Aboriginal rock paintings
New dating techniques, involving the University of Melbourne, reveal Australia’s oldest known, intact, Aboriginal rock painting – dating back 600 generations.
Australia’s mountains are still growing
University of Melbourne-led research shows the Eastern Highlands of Victoria have been growing at a rate of 76 metres every million years, and are still going.
Human evolutionary history takes a rain check
By dating the rock in between the fossil layers in Africa’s 'Cradle of Humankind' University of Melbourne researchers are shedding new light on our evolution.
The hi-tech archaeological scientists
Archaeological science combines technology and history to answer ancient questions; a new University of Melbourne chair looks to advance those specialist skills
Is this the oldest rock art in the world?
The Kimberley Foundation of Australia has produced a stunning video about a team of scientists and their quest to date ancient Indigenous rock art.