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|Lucía Nadal

About Lucía Nadal

Hello! My name is Lucía Nadal. I am the Resident Academic Director for the Spring 2019 Origins Field School. I recently finished my master's degree in Biological Anthropology at the University of Barcelona, before moving to Nairobi as co-founder of a social enterprise. My main research interests are robust australopithecines and macroevolutionary dynamic models.

Last week of the TBI Spring 2019 Field School Adventures!

The final week of the field school arrived and it started with a lesson in stone tool making! Students had the chance to do some flint knapping and quickly understood the complexities involved in having to produce quality stone tools. It was clear after a couple of hours that making useful stone tools is something [...]

By |2019-04-06T09:45:23-07:00April 6th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Last week of the TBI Spring 2019 Field School Adventures!

A journey through human evolution

During the past week the field school has been tracing back the origins of our own species with the Human Evolution module led by Dr. Tracy Kivell! Our days have been divided into morning lectures and afternoon lab sessions and so far we’ve covered skeletal anatomy, origins of bipedalism, and the very intricate story of [...]

By |2019-03-12T10:56:36-07:00March 12th, 2019|Field Schools, General, Origins Field School, Spring 2019|Comments Off on A journey through human evolution

Rocks and Sediments: A lesson in time travel

The Geology of the Turkana Basin course taught by Dr. Craig Feibel, Dr. Bob Reynolds and Dr. Greg Henkes started last Monday at TBI Ileret! The Origins Field School students explore Area 6A. Photo: Lucía Nadal We’ve been going out on many geological walks taking us back in time millions of years to [...]

By |2019-02-12T04:14:18-07:00February 12th, 2019|Field Schools, General, Origins Field School, Spring 2019|Comments Off on Rocks and Sediments: A lesson in time travel

Students arrive in Kenya for Spring 2019 Origins Field School

Jambo and welcome to the Spring 2019 TBI Origins Field School! My name is Lucia Nadal and I am the Resident Academic Director for this program. Together with our TA, Petra Peretin, I will be accompanying the students throughout the next ten weeks, making sure that they have an unforgettable learning experience. The students arrived [...]

By |2019-01-22T09:45:11-07:00January 21st, 2019|Featured, Field Schools, Origins Field School, Spring 2019|Comments Off on Students arrive in Kenya for Spring 2019 Origins Field School

Origins Summer Field School 2018 begins!

  Karibuni! Welcome to the TBI Summer Field School 2018! My name is Lucia Nadal and I am the Resident Academic Director of this year’s program. Together with the Summer Field School Director, Dr. Jason Lewis and our TA Lydia Myers, I’ll be accompanying the students throughout this program. Our three-module six-week field school will [...]

By |2018-07-12T12:12:37-07:00July 10th, 2018|Featured, Origins Summer 2018|Comments Off on Origins Summer Field School 2018 begins!