Rob Dinnis is a Research Fellow in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh. His main research interest is the colonisation of Europe by early modern humans. A keen field archaeologist, he also directs excavations at late Neanderthal and early modern human cave sites in England and Wales. Chris Stringer is Britain's foremost expert on human origins and works in the Earth Sciences Department at the Natural History Museum. He also directed the Ancient Human Occupation of Britain project, aimed at reconstructing the first detailed history of how and when Britain was occupied by early humans. His previous books include Homo Britannicus and The Origin of Our Species.
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