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John Charles Willman, new Marie Curie researcher at IPHES to study the use of “teeth-as-tools”

The chronological focus, between 9,000 and 3,000 years ago, provides an ideal case study given the extensive socioeconomic reorganization that is attributable to the transition from foraging to food production including increases in social stratification and

The IPHES obtains the ‘HR Excellence in Research’ logo awarded by the European Commission

The HRS4R Action Plan comprises actions related to 4 pillars: ethical and professional aspects, recruitment, working conditions and Social Security, and training

Discovered the earliest modern human out of Africa

It is a left side of an adult upper jawbone including most of the dentition was found at Misliya Cave in Israel

The preferred use of the right hand is more ancient than it was thought and it is an ancestral characteristic of first hominins

It was considered that Neandertals were the first species with well-defined handedness, but a new international research led by IPHES goes back it to the first Homo species, Homo habilis.

The Neanderthal site of Abric Romaní brings more than 12,000 remains of fauna and stone tools dated at over 60,000 years ago

The team that has worked since August 8th has discovered more than thirty hearths  On wednesday, August 30th, the 35th field work campaign in this site will finalise

Edited an international publication on the analyses of fuel from the Paleolithic to the roman period

This publication confirms that since the firsts steps of humanity bio-fuels had an outstanding roll, specially wood. 

Comunicat de defunció del nostre company Lluís Batista

L'Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social lamenta comunicar el traspàs del nostre company i amic Lluís Batista.
En nom de tota la comunitat de l’IPHES volem expressar el més sentit condol.

IPHES: The most important news from 2017

català – español 27 January

IPHES makes available to everyone through a blog the posters presented at scientific conferences around the world

So far, 22 posts on a diversity of themes have been posted, showing the results of the research carried out at this research centre. The objective is to make this scientific production visible as well as creating a digital record open to everyone 

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