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Experimenting to reconstruct the past

Tarragona host the V International Congress of Experimental Archaeology, organized by three Catalan Research Centers (IPHES, ICAC and ICRPC), together with the EXPERIMENTA association, and with the collaboration of the Port of Tarragona and the University Rovira i Virgili (URV).

Increases the interest of archaeobotany as a tool for the understanding of past societies and their environmental setting

As a consequence IPHES has organized a seminar for exchanging knowledge among students and researchers  Through a combination of theoretical sessions and practical activities to acknowledge in situ some of the Tarragona coastal landscapes  

Tarragona joins with archaeology to celebrate a decade of world-class European research projects

On March 15th we will meet Spanish Principal Investigators who have obtained an ERC Grant, the most prestigious funding from the European Research Council.

The IPHES, at the Mobile World Congress 2017

It does so within the framework of the initiative “La Ciència al teu Món” (Science in your World) at the YoMo Barcelona Festival, directed to ESO and baccalaureate students

Vth International Congress of Experimental Archaeology

As we announced last November 2016 the Institut Català de Paleocologia Humana i Evolució Social (IPHES), the Institut Català d’Arqueologia Clàssica (ICAC), the Institut Català de Recerca en Patrimoni Cultural (ICRPC) and th

A new app for Android that lets to evaluate the museums reception wins a PIONER Prize

f theIt is about a tool that makes easier to collect more accurate data than the provided by the traditional surveys Gemma Sebares is the creator, author of the doctoral thesis that promoted the design of this new technology

Upper Paleolithic humans may have hunted cave lions for their pelts

The researchers found that most bones showed signs of having been modified by humans using stone tools, with a specialized technique similar to that used by modern hunters when skinning prey to keep the claws attached to the fur.

IPHES Researchers presented papers at Homo erectus 100+25, International Senckenberg Conference, Tbilisi

“Homo erectus enigma” is still one of the most intriguing issues in hominin evolutionary research and the Dmanisi hominins are crucial for addressing these questions

Maçao welcomes the XI presentation of master thesis of the Erasmus Mundus in Quaternary Archaeology and Human Evolution

Students from many different countries as Spain, France, Italy, Chile and Venezuela have participated Since 2006, eleventh promotions of master students have been graduated and more than 168 research works have been completed so far

HR Excellence in Research Award

On September 15th 2016, IPHES request the Excellence in Research Award to the European Commission. 

You can view IPHES's Action Plan on the document attached.

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