Robert Attenborough is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.

His most recent research has focused on health, nutrition and demography in Papua New Guinea.



We used DNA from Beethoven’s hair to shed light on his poor health – and stumbled upon a family secret

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