Dating Murujuga's Dreaming

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Project Overview

This project will bring innovative science to understand the age of the rock art and stone features of Murujuga, reconstructing and modelling Holocene voyaging around the Dampier Archipelago.

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The Dating Murujuga's Rock Art Project (LP190100724) is an Australian Research Council Linkage Project between The University of Western Australia, The University of Melbourne, Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation, Rio Tinto
and Woodside. 

Partners

Chief Investigators

Lead Chief Investigator

Professor 

Jo McDonald

Rock Art, Archaeology

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Chief Investigator

Professor

Janet Hergt

Geochemistry

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Chief Investigator

Dr Mick O'Leary

Coastal Geomorphology

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Chief Investigator

Dr Matthias Leopold

Soil Science, Geomorphology

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Chief Investigator

Professor

Malcolm McCulloch

Environmental Marine Science

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Chief Investigator

Professor

Zenobia Jacobs

Geoarchaeology, OSL

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Chief Investigator

Associate Professor

Ian Goodwin

Climatology, Coastal Oceanography

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Chief Investigator

Dr Pauline Grierson

Hydrology, Ecology

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Chief Investigator

Dr Grzegorz Skrzypek

Stable Isotope Hydrochemistry

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Partner Investigators

Partner Investigator

Mr Peter Jeffries

Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation

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Partner Investigator

Adjunct Professor

Shawan Dogramaci

Rio Tinto

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Partner Investigator

Dr Ken Mulvaney

Rio Tinto

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Partner Investigator

Adjunct Professor

Luke Smith

Woodside

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Post Doctoral Researchers

Post Doctorate

Dr Luke Gliganic

Geoarchaeology, Luminescence Dating

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Post Doctorate

Dr Alexsey Sadekov

Mass spectrometry, U-series Desert Varnish

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Post Doctorate

Dr Caroline Mather

Carbonate Geochemistry

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