Select Publications

Book Chapters

Herries AI R;Pickering R;Adams JW;Curnoe D;Warr G;Latham AG;Shaw J, 2013, 'A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective on the Age of Australopithecus in Southern Africa', in Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology, edn. 9789400759183, pp. 21 - 40, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-5919-0_3

Curnoe D, 2010, 'Human variation: The major unifying theme of biological anthropology', in Teaching Human Variation: Issues, Trends and Challenges, pp. 1 - 14

Curnoe D, 2009, 'The Bed 3 mandible', in McNabb J;Sinclair AG M (ed.), The Cave of Hearths: Makapan Middle Pleistocene Research Project., edn. University of Southampton series in archaeology 1, Archaeopress, Oxford

Journal articles

Curnoe D;Datan I;Zhao JX;Charles LM U;Aubert M;Sauffi MS;Mei GH;Mendoza R;Taçon PS C, 2018, 'Rare Late Pleistocene-early Holocene human mandibles from the Niah Caves (Sarawak, Borneo)', PLoS ONE, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0196633

Goff J;Golitko M;Cochrane E;Curnoe D;Williams S;Terrell J, 2017, 'Reassessing the environmental context of the Aitape Skull – The oldest tsunami victim in the world?', PLoS ONE, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185248

Chisholm RH;Trauer JM;Curnoe D;Tanaka MM, 2016, 'Controlled fire use in early humans might have triggered the evolutionary emergence of tuberculosis', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 113, pp. 9051 - 9056, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1603224113

Curnoe D;Datan I;Taçon PS C;Leh Moi Ung C;Sauffi MS, 2016, 'Deep Skull from Niah Cave and the Pleistocene Peopling of Southeast Asia', Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2016.00075

Ji X;Curnoe D;Taçon PS C;Zhende B;Ren L;Mendoza R;Tong H;Ge J;Deng C;Adler L;Baker A;Du B, 2016, 'Cave use and palaeoecology at Maludong (Red Deer Cave), Yunnan, China', Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, vol. 8, pp. 277 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.06.025

Rogers N;Killcross S;Curnoe D, 2016, 'Hunting for evidence of cognitive planning: Archaeological signatures versus psychological realities', Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, vol. 5, pp. 225 - 239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2015.11.002

Curnoe D;Ji X;Shaojin H;Taçon PS C;Li Y, 2016, 'Dental remains from Longtanshan cave 1 (Yunnan, China), and the initial presence of anatomically modern humans in East Asia', Quaternary International, vol. 400, pp. 180 - 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2015.05.057

Guy AJ;Curnoe D;Stone OM L, 2015, 'Assessing the release success of rehabilitated vervet monkeys in South Africa', African Journal of Wildlife Research, vol. 45, pp. 63 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.3957/056.045.0106

Guy AJ;Curnoe D;Stone OM L, 2015, 'Assessing the release success of rehabilitated vervet monkeys in South Africa', African Journal of Wildlife Research, vol. 45, pp. 63 - 75

Curnoe D;Ji X;Liu W;Bao Z;Taçon PS C;Ren L, 2015, 'A hominin femur with archaic affinities from the Late Pleistocene of Southwest China', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0143332

Stone OM L;Laffan SW;Curnoe D;Herries AI R, 2015, 'Potential human impact on the environmental central niche of the chacma baboon', South African Journal of Science, vol. 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2015/20140279

Curnoe D;Ji X;Taçon PS C;Yaozheng G, 2015, 'Possible Signatures of Hominin Hybridization from the Early Holocene of Southwest China', Scientific Reports, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep12408

Taçon PS C;Tan NH;O'Connor S;Xueping J;Gang L;Curnoe D;Bulbeck D;Hakim B;Sumantri I;Than H;Sokrithy I;Chia S;Khun-Neay K;Kong S, 2014, 'The global implications of the early surviving rock art of greater Southeast Asia', Antiquity, vol. 88, pp. 1050 - 1064, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0003598X00115315

Guy AJ;Curnoe D;Banks PB, 2014, 'Welfare based primate rehabilitation as a potential conservation strategy: Does it measure up?', Primates, vol. 55, pp. 139 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10329-013-0386-y

Guy AJ;Curnoe D, 2013, 'Guidelines for the rehabilitation and release of vervet monkeys', Primate Conservation, vol. 27, pp. 55 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1896/052.027.0103

Ji XP;Curnoe D;Bao ZD;Herries AI R;Fink D;Zhu YS;Hellstrom J;Luo Y;Tacon PS C, 2013, 'Further geological and palaeoanthropological investigations at the Maludong hominin site, Yunnan Province, Southwest China', Chinese Science Bulletin, vol. 58, pp. 4472 - 4485, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11434-013-6026-5

Ji X;Curnoe D;Bao Z;Luo Y;Herries AI R;Fink D;Zhu Y;Hellstrom J;Tacon PS C, 2013, 'Further geological and palaeoanthropological investigations at the Maludong hominin site, Yunnan Province, Southwest China', Chinese Science Bulletin, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11434-013-6026-5

Guy AJ;Curnoe D;Banks PB, 2013, 'A survey of current mammal rehabilitation and release practices', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 22, pp. 825 - 837, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-013-0452-1

Stone OM L;Laffan SW;Curnoe D;Herries AI R, 2013, 'The Spatial Distribution of Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus) Habitat Based on an Environmental Envelope Model', International Journal of Primatology, vol. 34, pp. 407 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10764-013-9669-9

Curnoe D, 2013, 'Challenges posed by an "extended synthesis" of evolutionary biology for interpreting and presenting human origins', The Sarawak Museum Journal

Curnoe D;Xueping J;Herries AI R;Kanning B;Taçon PS C;Zhende B;Fink D;Yunsheng Z;Hellstrom J;Yun L;Cassis G;Bing S;Wroe S;Shi H;Parr WC H;Shengmin H;Rogers N, 2012, 'Human remains from the pleistocene-holocene transition of Southwest China suggest a complex evolutionary history for East Asians', PLoS ONE, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0031918

Guy AJ;Stone OM L;Curnoe D, 2012, 'Assessment of the release of rehabilitated vervet monkeys into the Ntendeka Wilderness Area, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: A case study', Primates, vol. 53, pp. 171 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10329-011-0292-0

Guy AJ;Stone OM L;Curnoe D, 2012, 'The release of a troop of rehabilitated vervet monkeys (chlorocebus aethiops) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Outcomes and assessment', Folia Primatologica, vol. 82, pp. 308 - 320, http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000337269

Stone OM L;Laffan SW;Curnoe D;Rushworth I;Herries AI R, 2012, 'Distribution and population estimate for the chacma baboon (Papio ursinus) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa', Primates, vol. 53, pp. 337 - 344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10329-012-0303-9

Curnoe D;Green H, 2012, 'Vault thickness in two Pleistocene Australian crania', Journal of Archaeological Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2012.09.014

Guy AJ;Stone OM L;Curnoe D, 2012, 'Animal welfare considerations in primate rehabilitation: An assessment of three vervet monkey (Chlorocebus aethiops) releases in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa', Animal Welfare, vol. 21, pp. 511 - 515, http://dx.doi.org/10.7120/09627286.21.4.511

Taçon PS C;Aubert M;Gang L;Decong Y;Hong L;May SK;Fallon S;Xueping J;Curnoe D;Herries AI R, 2012, 'Uranium-series age estimates for rock art in southwest China', Journal of Archaeological Science, vol. 39, pp. 492 - 499, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2011.10.004

Curnoe D, 2011, 'Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia', AFRICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL REVIEW, vol. 28, pp. 241 - 243, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10437-011-9097-1

Curnoe D;Su B;Chauhan P;Gowlett J, 2011, 'Key Evolutionary Transformations in Homo sapiens.', Int J Evol Biol, vol. 2011, pp. 478690, http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/478690

Curnoe D, 2011, 'A 150-year conundrum: cranial robusticity and its bearing on the origin of aboriginal australians.', Int J Evol Biol, vol. 2011, pp. 632484, http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/632484

Guy A;Curnoe D, 2011, 'Death During Parturition of a Captive Adult Female Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus aethiops) and its Social Consequences for a Captive Troop', Laboratory Primate Newsletter, vol. 50, pp. 4 - 6, http://www.brown.edu/Research/Primate/LPN50-4.pdf

Curnoe D, 2010, 'A review of early Homo in southern Africa focusing on cranial, mandibular and dental remains, with the description of a new species (Homo gautengensis sp. nov.)', HOMO- Journal of Comparative Human Biology, vol. 61, pp. 151 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchb.2010.04.002

Curnoe D;Brink J, 2010, 'Evidence of pathological conditions in the Florisbad cranium', Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 59, pp. 504 - 513, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2010.06.003

Herries AI R;Hopley PJ;Adams JW;Curnoe D;Maslin MA, 2010, 'Letter to the editor: Geochronology and palaeoenvironments of Southern African hominin-bearing localities-A reply to Wrangham et al., 2009. "shallow-water habitats as sources of fallback foods for hom', American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 143, pp. 640 - 646, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.21389

Taçon PS C;Gang L;Decong Y;May SK;Hong L;Aubert M;Xueping J;Curnoe D;Herries AI R, 2010, 'Naturalism, nature and questions of style in Jinsha River Rock Art, Northwest Yunnan, China', Cambridge Archaeological Journal, vol. 20, pp. 67 - 86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0959774310000053

Wroe S;Ferrara TL;McHenry CR;Curnoe D;Chamoli U, 2010, 'The craniomandibular mechanics of being human', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 277, pp. 3579 - 3586, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2010.0509

Curnoe D, 2010, 'Age and taxonomic affinities of South African hominins: a reply to Wrangham et al. 2009, ‘Shallow-water habitats as sources of fallback foods for hominins’', American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 143, pp. 640 - 646

Curnoe D, 2009, 'Possible causes and significance of cranial robusticity among Pleistocene-Early Holocene Australians', Journal of Archaeological Science, vol. 36, pp. 980 - 990, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2008.11.021

Green H;Curnoe D, 2009, 'Sexual dimorphism in Southeast Asian crania: A geometric morphometric approach', HOMO- Journal of Comparative Human Biology, vol. 60, pp. 517 - 534, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchb.2009.09.001

Herries AI R;Curnoe D;Adams JW, 2009, 'A multi-disciplinary seriation of early Homo and Paranthropus bearing palaeocaves in southern Africa', Quaternary International, vol. 202, pp. 14 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2008.05.017

Curnoe D, 2008, 'Affinities of the Swartkrans early Homo mandibles', HOMO- Journal of Comparative Human Biology, vol. 59, pp. 123 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchb.2006.09.002

Coate JA;Curnoe D, 2007, 'Comparing morphological and genetic distances within the Catarrhine', HOMO-JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE HUMAN BIOLOGY, vol. 58, pp. 242 - 242, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000249372300017&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Green H;Curnoe D, 2007, 'Cranial morphology in contemporary east asia: A 3D approach', HOMO-JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE HUMAN BIOLOGY, vol. 58, pp. 248 - 249, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000249372300028&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Louys J;Curnoe D;Tong H, 2007, 'Characteristics of Pleistocene megafauna extinctions in Southeast Asia', Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 243, pp. 152 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2006.07.011

Curnoe D, 2007, 'Modern human origins in Australasia: Testing the predictions of competing models', HOMO- Journal of Comparative Human Biology, vol. 58, pp. 117 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchb.2006.08.004

Wroe S;Moreno K;Clausen P;Mchenry C;Curnoe D, 2007, 'High-resolution three-dimensional computer simulation of hominid cranial mechanics', Anatomical Record, vol. 290, pp. 1248 - 1255, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.20594

Smith MA;Tacon PS C;Curnoe D;Thorne A, 2007, 'Human dispersal into Australasia [5]', Science, vol. 315, pp. 597 - 598


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