Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Laura Longo

Associate Professor

School of Art, Design and Media
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

Phone: (+65)6316 8727
Office: ART 4-9

  • PhD (Anthropology) University of Bologna 1992
  • Degree in Natural Science University of Ferrara 1987
Current Projects
  • Are we what we "Ate"? Museums collections, repository of hidden evidences of food processing. Multiproxy approach to AMHs adaptation to starchy food and consequences for contemporary diseases of civilization
  • Browsing stone tools: a cross-media-integrated approach to interpreting and studying museum objects as an innovative application in the Eurasia context. The case study of Grinding stones.
  • Food Processing in Becoming Modern Humans and The Role of Museum Collection
  • ‘Animated Installations And Other Creative Solutions To Increase Cultural Heritage Experiences In The Underground Time Corridor Of XIXIA Tomb Museum (Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui autonomous Region, PRC)'
  • ‘Unfolding The Complexity Of Nutrition At The Dawn Of Modern Humans-A Multi-Layered Digital 3D Storytelling Approach’ and ‘Transferring Multidisciplinary Edge-Research On Museum Collections For Educational Purposes Promoting Cultural Heritage’
Selected Publications
  • Laura Longo, Skakun N., Sorrentino G., Vassallo V., Abate D., Terehina V., Sinytsin A., Khlopachev G., Hermon S. (2017). Les gestes retrouves: A 3D visualisation approach to the functional study of Early Upper Palaeolithic grinding stones. BAR IS, , 1-8.
  • Laura Longo. (2017). Gestures from the Past: Grinding Stones and Starchy Food Processing at the Dawn of Modern Humans. IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, , 294-300.
  • Carotenuto F, Tsikaridze N, Rook L, Lordkipanidze D, Longo L, Condemi S, Raia P. (2016). Venturing out safely: The biogeography of Homo erectus dispersal out of Africa. Journal of Human Evolution, 95, 1-12.
  • Longo L, Condemi S. (2016). Middle to Upper Paleolithic biological and cultural shift in Eurasia. Quaternary International QUAT INT-D-09-00239, 259, 1-6.
  • Cramelli D, Lalueza-Fox C, Condemi S, Longo L, Milani L, Manfredini A, Saint Pierre (de) M, Adoni, F, Lari M, Giunti P, Ricci S, Casoli A, Calafell F, Mallegni F, Bertranpetit J, Stanyon R, Berorelle G, Barbujani G. (2016). A highly divergent mtDNA sequence in a Neandertal individual from Italy. Current Biology, 16(16), R630.

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