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IPHES, participates in the 10 years commemorative exhibition of the European Research Council

Their contribution was that of the PALEODEM project, of reconstruction of the populations of between 15,000 and 8,000 years ago a period of great climatic and environmental transformations

The challenge of reassembling archaeological remains to understand life in Prehistory

From around the world, Tarragona is bringing together experts in reassembly, in a workshop that will take place from 9 to 11 May at URV’s Campus Catalunya

The rabbit, a very valued animal by hominids that lived at Molí del Salt site, near Tarragona, between 8,000 and 15,000 years ago

Their capture could have had other purposes beyond their food benefits, such the skin’s acquisition for different uses

IPHES has been present at the 86th Congress of American Association of Physical Anthropologists celebrated in New Orleans

Marina Lozano, researcher at this centre,presented two posters about the dental wear observed in fossil hominids This congress is one of the world specialists meeting places about Physical Anthropology and Human Evolution. 

An international congress brings together in Tarragona the best prehistorians about Africa

This is the 3rd Meeting of African Prehistory that will be held in the auditorium of the “Paraninfo Rectorado” of the Universitat Rovira i Virgili on 28 and 29 March

Atapuerca site was the scene of the oldest case of bison communal hunting

A 400,000-year-old site in northern Spain provides evidence of ancient bison kill Cooperating the hominids were organized and drive the animals to Gran Dolina cave site, place where the bison were trapped, slaughtered and butchered

An International team lead by IPHES discovered some of the earliest cultural evidences from modern humans out of Africa

These consist of a set of stone tools, dated up to 54,000 years, found in Kaldar Cave, Iran. This discovery has been recently published in Scientific Reports, one of the top-ten multidisciplinary science journals.

New evidence on the diet of the Homo antecessor from Atapuerca

A team led by experts of the University of Barcelona, the Catalan Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution (IPHES) and the University of Alicante, analyzes for the first time the diet of the Homo antecessor with the study of the microscopic traces left by abrasive par

New field season at the Engel Ela-Ramud basin, Eritrea

Between February 27th and March 2nd, the research project of Engel Ela-Ramud will be presented at the Youth Mobile Festival Barcelona (YoMo Barcelona) that will be held within the framework of Mobile World Congress 2017, in the Monjuïc Fair

IPHES: The most important news from 2016

25 January 2016 The IPHES catalan research center and the Iranian RICHT Institute started a regular cooperation in the field of archaeology and human evolution

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