Blasco López, Ruth


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Sponsor: Posdoctoral Ramón y Cajal MINECO Grant


Ruth Blasco is a Ramón y Cajal (RyC) researcher at the IPHES. Her research focuses on human subsistence strategies during the Middle and early Late Pleistocene using the taphonomic discipline. She is involved in studies and fieldwork at several archaeological sites of Europe and the Levant, including Bolomor, Toll and Teixoneres caves in Spain, Gorham’s and Vanguard caves in Gibraltar and Qesem Cave in Israel. Her research is part of several national and international projects funded by CRP, DFG-GEPRIS, IRN, AEI/FEDER, Generalitat de Catalunya-AGAUR, and JCyL. She is the author/co-author of more than 80 peer-review publications with impact factor and several book chapters. Currently, she is an editorial board member of Scientific Reports from the Nature Publishing Group and managing board member of PCI Archaeology . Her social and media impact has been discussed on several news blogs, including Nature News, John Hawks Weblog, Discovery Channel News and BBC News.
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