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Dating Murujuga's Dreaming

2021 – 2026

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.

Chief Investigators

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Jo McDonald

Lead Chief Investigator
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Mick O'Leary

Chief Investigator
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Malcolm McCulloch

Chief Investigator
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Matthias Leopold

Chief Investigator
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Janet Hergt

Chief Investigator
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Pauline Grierson

Chief Investigator

Zenobia Jacobs

Chief Investigator
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Grzegorz Skrzypek

Chief Investigator

Partner Investigators

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Peter Jeffries

Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation
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Ken Mulvaney

Rio Tinto
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Shawan Dogramaci

Rio Tinto
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Luke Smith


Post Doctoral Researchers


Luke Gliganic

University of Wollongong

Caroline Mather

The University of Western Australia

Ying-Li Wu

The University of Western Australia

Researcher Collaborators

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Aleksey Sadekov

The University of Western Australia


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, The University of Wollongong, Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation, Rio Tinto and Woodside. 

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