Miss Julia Galway-Witham

Miss Julia Galway-Witham

Research Assistant, Calleva

Department: Earth Sciences
Division: ES Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology

Specialisms

Human Origins, Palaeoanthropology

Summary

I completed my undergraduate in Anthropology at Durham University and went on to complete a Masters in Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology at UCL. After a period of working as a Commissioning Editor for Taylor & Francis, I joined the Natural History Museum in 2016 as part of a project financed by the Calleva Foundation. I work alongside Chris Stringer and Silvia Bello, supporting their research on human origins and cutmark micro-morphometrics within the Earth Sciences department.

Qualifications

Degrees

MSc Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology, University College London, London, 2014 - 2015

BA Anthropology (Hons), Durham University, Durham, Durham, 2011 - 2014

Employment history

Academic

Research Assistant (Human Origins), Natural History Museum, London, Earth Sciences, United Kingdom, 2016 - ongoing

Research Assistant, Durham University, Durham, Anthropology, United Kingdom, 2013 - 2014

Non-academic

Commissioning Editor, Taylor & Francis, 2016 - 2016

Memberships

European Society for the study of Human Evolution.

Publications

Stringer C, Galway-witham J (2017) Palaeoanthropology: On the origin of our species. Nature, 546 (7657) : 212 - 214. doi: 10.1038/546212a

(2016) “What’s in a Name?” The Taxonomy & Phylogeny of Early Homo. Papers from the Institute of Archaeology, 25 (2) : doi: 10.5334/pia.499

Introduction

Summary

I completed my undergraduate in Anthropology at Durham University and went on to complete a Masters in Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology at UCL. After a period of working as a Commissioning Editor for Taylor & Francis, I joined the Natural History Museum in 2016 as part of a project financed by the Calleva Foundation. I work alongside Chris Stringer and Silvia Bello, supporting their research on human origins and cutmark micro-morphometrics within the Earth Sciences department.

Qualifications

Degrees

MSc Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology, University College London, London, 2014 - 2015

BA Anthropology (Hons), Durham University, Durham, Durham, 2011 - 2014

Employment history

Academic

Research Assistant (Human Origins), Natural History Museum, London, Earth Sciences, United Kingdom, 2016 - ongoing

Research Assistant, Durham University, Durham, Anthropology, United Kingdom, 2013 - 2014

Non-academic

Commissioning Editor, Taylor & Francis, 2016 - 2016

Professional activities

Memberships

European Society for the study of Human Evolution.

Publications

Publications

Stringer C, Galway-witham J (2017) Palaeoanthropology: On the origin of our species. Nature, 546 (7657) : 212 - 214. doi: 10.1038/546212a

(2016) “What’s in a Name?” The Taxonomy & Phylogeny of Early Homo. Papers from the Institute of Archaeology, 25 (2) : doi: 10.5334/pia.499