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Colin Groves
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Born (1942-06-24)24 June 1942
England
Died November 30, 2017(2017-11-30) (aged 75)
Alma mater University College London (B.Sc.)
Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine (Ph.D.)
Known for Biological classification of Homo ergaster
Scientific career
Fields Biological Anthropology
Palaeoanthropology
Biogeography
Primatology
Mammal classification
Institutions Australian National University
University of California, Berkeley
Queen Elizabeth College
University of Cambridge

Colin Peter Groves (24 June 1942 – 30 November 2017) was an Australian Professor of Biological Anthropology at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia.

Groves was born in England. He emigrated to Australia in 1973 and joined the Australian National University, where he was promoted to full Professor in 2000

Groves died on 30 November 2017 in Canberra at the age of 75.

His research interests included human evolution, primates, mammalian taxonomy, skeletal analysis, biological anthropology, ethnobiology and biogeography. He was a member of the Australian Skeptics and had many published skeptical papers, as well as research papers covering his other research interests. He also conducted regular debates with creationists and anti-evolutionists.

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