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Origins in Turkana

We’ve had an incredible first few weeks at TBI Turkwel! After our time at Mpala, we’ve hit the ground running and have been really busy visiting the incredible sites in the Turkana Basin and enjoying life at TBI!   As part of the Environments, Ecosystems and Evolution course taught by Dr. Nicholas Taylor, we created toilet [...]

By |2023-09-12T11:36:25+03:00June 18th, 2023|Featured, Field Schools, General, Origins Field School, Origins Summer Field School, Origins Summer Field School 2023|Comments Off on Origins in Turkana

Engineering Takeover!

Welcome to the field school where we study more than just rocks ;) Are you wondering what engineering students do here at TBI? If so, this is the post for you! I’m writing to give you a little insight on the work we do. But first, let me introduce myself and my peer: My name [...]

By |2023-06-18T10:48:05+03:00June 13th, 2023|Featured, Field Schools, General, Global Innovation Field School, Global Innovation Field School 2023|Comments Off on Engineering Takeover!

Summer 2023 Field Schools Underway!

Jambo! The Summer 2023 Field Schools are underway!! This year, we have both an Origins Field School and a Global Innovation Field School, being led by Dr. Nicholas Taylor and Acacia Leakey respectively, with Teaching Assistant Medina Lubisia. We arrived in Turkana earlier today, having spent an amazing few days at Mpala Research Center and [...]

Studying prehistoric archaeology in the Turkana Basin

Hello again! I’m Ian, and I’m back this week with Owich to talk about the beginning of our last module, Prehistoric Archaeology, taught by Prof. Sonia Harmand. Dr. Sonia Harmand talking the students through the stratigraphy near the Nadung'a sites. We’re now in our last two weeks here at TBI, and it really [...]

By |2022-12-02T10:52:09+03:00November 30th, 2022|Fall 2022, Featured, Field Schools, General, Origins Field School|Comments Off on Studying prehistoric archaeology in the Turkana Basin

The end is nigh….presentations, goat butchering and graduation!

We arrived back to TBI Turkwel Campus from Nariokotome on Tuesday, tired but happy. The day was spent resting and preparing for the final presentations in our archeology module. By Wednesday, everyone was back to full gear and we spent most of the day working on our presentations and the final tasks of the module.  [...]

By |2022-12-02T10:52:07+03:00November 30th, 2022|Fall 2022, Featured, General, Origins Field School, Sticky|Comments Off on The end is nigh….presentations, goat butchering and graduation!

A Week in the Life of a Field School Student.

Hello everyone my name is Flor Perez and I am from New York. I graduated from Stony Brook University in 2020. I am one of the 2 students who will be completing the graduate certificate in human origins program at the end of this field school. On top of earning the graduate certificate you earn [...]

By |2022-11-18T15:29:50+03:00November 18th, 2022|Fall 2022, Featured, Field Schools, General, Origins Field School, Sticky|Comments Off on A Week in the Life of a Field School Student.

Paleoanthropology in South Turkwel

Hello,  I am Tom Otube, an environmental science graduate from Kabarak University. This week we started our Human Evolution module which is taught by Dr. Carrie Mongle and Dr. Louise Leakey.  On the first day, Dr. Mongle took us through the course objectives and an overview of human evolution by providing the historical context of [...]

By |2022-11-18T15:37:07+03:00November 18th, 2022|Fall 2022, Featured, Field Schools, General|Comments Off on Paleoanthropology in South Turkwel

Technical University Astronomy Students in Ileret

Meet Rashid Nafwa and Vincent Okoth, students from the Technical University of Kenya (TUK) working with the telescope at TBI Ileret. Rashid and Vincent are completing an attachment to meet their final year requirements of gaining practical experience.  Vincent Okoth and Rashid Nafwa preparing for a night of observations Astronomy in general is [...]

By |2022-11-18T16:01:06+03:00November 9th, 2022|Featured, General, Popular, Research|Comments Off on Technical University Astronomy Students in Ileret
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