Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Laura Longo

Associate Professor

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

Phone: (+65)6513 8254
Office: ART B1-09

  • PhD (Anthropology) University of Bologna 1992
  • Degree in Natural Science University of Ferrara 1987
Research Grant
  • Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2017-) [by MOE]
  • Start Up Grant (2015-) [by Nanyang Technological University]
Current Projects
  • 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.
  • ‘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
  • 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.
  • longo L, Skakun N. (2016). “Prehistoric Technology” 40 years later: functional studies and the Russian Legacy Interpreting Stone Tools. British Archaeological Reports, 1783, 9-13.
  • Ronchitelli A, Mugnaini S, Arrighi S, Atrei A, Capecchi G, Giamello M, Longo L, Marcehttini N, Viti C, Moroni A. (2015). When technology joins symbolic behaviour: The Gravettian burials at Grotta Paglicci (Rignano Garganico e Foggia e Southern Italy). Quaternary International QUAT INT-D-09-00239, 360, 423-441.

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