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We welcome a new postdoc in GIAP! Navjot Kour

This past June, postdoctoral researcher Navjot Kour joined GIAP (ICAC) for the two-year project RIVERINE: Mapping archaeological mounds and long-term socio-ecological transformations in riverine monsoonal plains (Agencia Estatal de Investigación PCI2021-122026-2B). The project revolves around the interactions between the hydrological resources of the Jammu and Kashmir regions, in northwestern India, and the exploitation of the…
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5 MSCA postdoc grants awarded to GIAP-ICAC!

Today we’re celebrating the remarkable success of our MSCAs applications for the 2021 call, the results of which have just been announced. GIAP-ICAC is proud to welcome 5 new MSCA postdoctoral fellows (and possibly one more waiting in the reserve list), expanding research in the forthcoming years and providing research funds for a total value…
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In support of Ukranian researchers

At GIAP-ICAC we adhere to the declaration of CERCA condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine: “The CERCA system of research centers in Catalonia, currently consists of 42 research centers where almost 12,000 people work. It is currently one of the leading European organisms in research and innovation excellence. The CERCA system is positioned against any…
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Postdoc call! Archaeological site detection based on multispectral satellite imagery

We are searching for excellent candidates with a PhD in Computer Science, Remote Sensing or a similar field interested in conducting research in archaeological sites detection based on applying machine learning techniques on multispectral aerial images. Contract duration: 22 months The context of this project is an ongoing collaboration between the Catalan Institute of Classical…
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Happy International Women’s Day! GIAP joins ICAC’s Gender-Balance Committee

In GIAP-ICAC we’re committed to achieving gender balance and equality at all levels. We are glad to inform you that the ICAC has renewed the Gender Balance Committee, which 2 GIAP-ICAC researchers recently joined. From left to right in the picture: Alfredo Mayoral Pascual, GIAP-ICAC (representative of the research staff)Lídia Colominas Barberà, GIAP-ICAC (representative of…
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Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science!

The ICAC joined, for a fourth year in a row, the commemoration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (February 11th). On the occasion, the City Council of Santa Perpètua de Mogoda (Barcelona) and the ICAC Committee for Gender Equality have been organizing different dissemination actions, from 8 to 14 February 2022. 11F celebration aims to…
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New editor of the journal ‘Environmental Archaeology’

2022 has started with changes for the journal ´Environmental Archaeology: the journal of human palaeoecology´ of the Association of Environmental Archaeology (AEA). GIAP-ICAC researcher Dr Alexandra Livarda was appointed as the new editor-in-chief of the journal, replacing Dr Tim Mighall, who stepped down after successfully leading the journal for the past eight years. The journal is one of the most…
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Postdoc call! Archaeological site detection based on multispectral satellite imagery

We are searching for excellent candidates with a PhD in Computer Science, Remote Sensing or a similar field interested in conducting research in archaeological sites detection based on applying machine learning techniques on multispectral aerial images. Contract duration: 22 months The call will open in the forthcoming weeks through Working at the ICAC/Open calls. The context…
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Good news, some wishes and happy holidays!

We are glad to welcome the holidays with good news! First, a new PhD candidate joined GIAP-ICAC in December: Theoni Baniou, who will be supervised by Dr. Alexandra Livarda. Her thesis is titled: “Exploring Roman tastes: an archaeobotanical and network analysis approach to the investigation of food plant access, commerce and social identities”. The aim…
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