Norwegian Centre of Excellence awarded to CoE-Pal Board Member from Wits, for early humans research

Congratulations to our own Prof. Chris Henshilwood, a Wits archaeologist who runs the Centre of Early Human Behaviour (EHB) at the University of Bergen (UiB), and who has received new research funding after the EHB was awarded Centre of Excellence status. Read the Wits media release below. Link: Wits University Media Release – 22 March 2017 … Continued

CoE Palaeo wins at SciFest!

  The DST NRF Centre of Excellence in Palaeosciences (CoE Palaeo) outreach workshop, entitled “Hands on human evolution”, and the CoE Palaeo standing exhibit at SciFest Africa 2017 proved extremely popular and won two awards! Images: CoE Palaeo’s Ian McKay, who also participated at SciFest Africa (above), and the awards received (below).        

Milestone for young dinosaur hunter

Barely two years after joining Wits University, Massachusetts native and dinosaur expert, Dr Jonah Choiniere, has become only the second palaeontologist to be awarded a P-rating by the National Research Foundation (NRF). He will be officially receiving his P-rating tonight (11 September 2014) at the 2014 NRF Awards Ceremony to be held in Johannesburg. The … Continued