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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.

Synthetic replicas jostle for analyzing bloodstains on prehistoric and ethnographic tools

An experimental study at IPHES shows that they can faithfully reproduce the morphology of red blood cells Currently, dentistry, palaeontology, criminalistics and archaeology are some of the fields where they are applied

The IPHES co-organise a scientific symposium in Japan on novel methods for the study of past human behaviour

Scientists from the Institute present to an international audience their multidisciplinary studies focusing on the analysis of the archaeological record from a chronological perspective.

The tooth and the parietal of a Neanderthal child 7-9 years old who lived in Teixoneres Cave 50,000 years ago have been discovered

It is the first time that human remains are recovered in this site These fossils open up new perspectives to the research that takes place at the Toll Caves in order to know who their inhabitants were

I International conference on Transitional Societies in the Peninsular Southwest

Abstracts: deadline is 30th July 2016 – web – català –

IPHES presents two new informative videos about stone tools production

You can see these on the YouTube channel of this research centre

Did Moianès witness Neanderthal extinction?

Researcher Sahra Talamo from the Max Planck Institute presents IPHES with new data on the archaeological dating of Moià’s Cova de les Teixoneres

Found in the Camp dels Ninots a whole new tapir skeleton 3.1 million years ago and in anatomical connection

This finding the site Caldes de Malavella concentrates and 70% of global fossil record of this species It is a very important discovery because it will help you get plenty of information on the ecological environment was at that time

The first Europeans: leading roles in a special issue of Quaternary International

The volume focuses on the results of recent investigations discussed in the XVIIth World UISPP Congress held in Burgos in 2014. The guest editors of the volume are researchers from IPHES.