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Gerhard W. Weber

by Gerhard W. Weber last modified 2007-07-14 16:26

Department of Anthropology
University of Vienna
Althanstr. 14
1090 Vienna
Phone: + 43 (0) 1 4277 54777
Fax: + 43 (0) 1 4277 9547

Gerhard W. Weber is Associate Professor and Deputy Head at the Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna.

His current research activities centre on the evolution, growth and development of humans, their ancestors, and their closest relatives. Main focus is the quantitative analysis and comparison of hominoid skulls using geometric properties.

Within the Department he leads the working group "Virtual Anthropology" (multidisciplinary extension of anthropology into the digital world), he has been field director several times of our plio-pleistocene investigations in Ethiopia, and he is coordinator of several research projects, including one just funded by the EU for € 3.3 Mio (EVAN).

His teaching comprises applied statistics for biologists, human evolution, and Virtual Anthropology.