Additional responsibilities: Captain of Outreach for the Department of Palaeontology, 1999 to 2004
BSc (Hons) Zoology and Geology, London.
I joined the staff of the Natural History Museum in 1971 and have spent my entire Museum career working with the Quaternary mammal collection. I am actively involved in both curation and research.
I have over 100 publications.
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Jacobi, R. and Currant, A. (2010) The Late Pleistocene Mammalian Palaeontology and Archaeology of Mendip. pp. 45-84 in: Lewis, J. (ed.) The Archaeology of Mendip. (in press).
Currant, A. (2010) The Dangers of Curation. Set in Stone: The NHM Palaeontology Newsletter. 17(1): 8.
Currant, A., Mills, A. and Ayre, N. (2009) The Barnstaple Fossil Elephants - some old finds from Barnstaple, Devon are given a new airing. Magazine of the Geologists' Association, 8(4): 21-2.
Stringer, C. B., Finlayson, J. C., Barton, R. N. E., Fernandez-Jalvo, Y., Caceres, I., Sabin, R. C., Rhodes, E. J., Currant, A. P., Rodriguez-Vidal, J., Giles-Pacheco, F. and Riquelme-Cantal. J. A. (2008) Neanderthal exploitation of marine mammals in Gibraltar. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105(38): 14319-14324.
Gilmour, M., Currant, A., Jacobi, R. and Stringer, C. (2007), Recent TIMS dating results from British Late Pleistocene vertebrate faunal localities: context and interpretation. Journal of Quaternary Science, 22(8): 793-800.
Cranbrook, Earl of, Davison, G. W. H. and Currant, A. P. (2006) Quaternary mammal fossils in Borneo: retraction and review. The Sarawak Museum Journal, 62(83 n.s.): 107-119.
Currant, A. P., Jacobi, R. M. and Rhodes, E. (2006) A new look at the Pleistocene sequence at Brean Down, Somerset and some observations on the earlier part of the Last Cold Stage in Western Mendip. pp. 25-30. in: Hunt C.O. and Haslett, S.K. (eds.) Quaternary of Somerset. Field Guide. Quaternary Research Association, London.
[Currant. A.], 2006, Mammals of the Ice Age. Second Nature, 18: 8-9.
Currant, A. (2005) In the bunker. NHM, The Magazine for Supporters of the Natural History Museum, 6: 25.
Currant, A. (2005) The Piltdown ‘cricket bat’. NHM, The Magazine for Supporters of the Natural History Museum, 6: 12.
Currant, A. (2005) Collections Management. Set in Stone. The NHM Palaeontology Dept. Newsletter, 3 (2): 4-5.
Currant, A. (2005) Pleistocene and the Ice Age. pp 493-498 in: Selley, R.C., Cocks, L.R.M. and Plimer, I. R. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Geology. Volume 5. Elsevier, Oxford.