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Gender-based division of labor 4,000 years ago with some tasks carried out only by women

Only women used their anterior teeth to make threads and strings The study of dental wear of 106 individuals buried in Castellón Alto site (Granada, Spain) confirms this statement

Presentation of 12 master theses of the Erasmus Mundus in Quaternary Archaeology and Human Evolution

Since 2006, fifteen promotions of master students have been graduated and more than 200 research works have been completed

A researcher trained at IPHES, Sabrina Bianco, studies the wood supply and consumption from Bàrcino

This is possible thanks to the study of charcoal remains from urban contexts in Barcelona, as el Born 

International meeting on the study of microvertebrates in archaeological sites

Promoted by IPHES, the 3rd Congress of the Microvertebrate Working Group (MVWG), which belongs to the ICAZ, was recently held in virtual mode

The first European populations were capable of adapting to climate change and new habitats 1.4 million years ago

This has been reported in an article published in the prestigious journal Quaternary Science Reviews

Two Stone tools on quartzite from Gran Dolina might proof that human occupation was steady in Atapuerca along 1.4 million years

Both tools have been found during this field-season at Unit TD08, and they are around 600,000 years old, a time characterized in Europe by a striking scarcity of human presence

Unprecedented 3D reconstruction of pre-Columbian crania from the Caribbean and South America

Exceptional collection from the Anthropological Museum Montané in Cuba has been used to promote cultural heritage research and socialization

An extinct species of large rodent newly discovered in Morocco

It lived around 2.6 million years ago and was significantly larger than the extant members of the genus Golunda

IPHES recent research on past plant food, vegetation and climate are the main issues of a virtual seminar

Presentations on fuel, wildfires history in Barcelona, the use of caves as pens and one on the Mercat del Born have been presented

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