Tag: Archaeobotany

Work with us! Open call for technician for archaeobiology lab

Open call at the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology with three positions as technologists and one position as a technician, to work in different units of the Institute, within the framework of the Investigo program. The Investigo program (Agència de Gestió d’Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca) aims to fund programs for hiring of young people (under 30…
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New methods to explore past agriculture: Modern Experimental Cultivations and 3D Geometric Morphometrics

GIAP (ICAC)’s PhD candidate Alexandra Kriti will present in the “Young Researchers in Archaeometry” Workshop (YRA), which is taking place on 5th and 6th September 2022: New methods to explore past agriculture: Modern Experimental Cultivations and 3D Geometric Morphometrics Alexandra E.T. Kriti1, Alexandra Livarda1, Ioannis Mylonas2, Elissavet Ninou3 and Hèctor A. Orengo11 Landscape Archaeology Research Group (GIAP),…
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Second year of successful harvesting in our experimental cultivations in Greece

The team of dedicated IHU and trainee agronomy students that made harvest and threshing possible. ‘Twiggy’ the car also deserves a mention, as the silent hero of the project. A long, hard, and yet particularly rewarding stage comes to its end; the end of the second successful harvest and threshing of our experimental cultivations in…
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Let the harvest begin! Second year of experimental cultivations in Greece

The students of International Hellenic University (IHU), Solon Samiotis and Nektarios Theophanous, collecting barley heads for further analysis. After a long month of meticulous and detailed measurements and observations at our experimental cultivations in Thermi Thessalonikis, the time has finally arrived to commence the critical stage of the harvest. The harvest started in early June,…
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Harvest time is approaching! Second year of experimental cultivations in Greece

Final year agronomy students from the International Hellenic University of Thessaloniki , Solonas Samiotis and Nektarios Theofanous are taking PSI measurements from the landrace plots, and inputing data straight to the GIS database. Last week on the fields was a hard, yet rewarding one! This year, the contribution of GIAP (ICAC) members Hèctor A. Orengo, Arnau Garcia Molsosa and Giannis Apostolou,…
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GIAP on the radio waves! Alexandra Livarda presents our experimental cultivations

Alexandra Livarda presents an update on our experimental cultivations in Greece, in the new ‘Toquem Pedra‘, the section about archaeology in Tarragona Ràdio‘s ‘Què de qué‘ programme. The scientific dissemination program ‘Toquem Pedra’ has been broadcast since 2021, and is broadcast live on the third Wednesday of each month, at 11:40 am. “What do you…
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Next GIAP Seminar : ‘Continuities and Innovations in Agriculture and Plant Processing in NW Mediterranean during the 1st millennium BC’

Join us in the third 2022 GIAP Seminar! April 28th 2022, 18-19h CET ‘Continuities and Innovations in Agriculture and Plant Processing in NW Mediterranean during the 1st millennium BC’ Prof. Natalia Alonso MartínezProfessor of Prehistory at University of Lleida Keywords: Agriculture, Archaeobotany, Iron Age, Iberian Culture, Technological innovations Access the webinar here: https://bit.ly/JoinGIAPseminarNo registration required.…
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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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Landscape footprints of peopling and colonisation in the coastal hinterland of Emporion-Emporiae, NE Iberia

Figure by Jordi Montaner. GIAP-ICAC researchers Dr. Josep Maria Palet and Dr. Hèctor A. Orengo recently published, in The Holocene, the latest results on the coastal hinterland of Emporion–Emporiae (NE, Iberia). A collaboration with: Ana Ejarque1, 2, Ramon Julià3, Pere Castanyer4 & Santiago Riera31ISEM, Univ Montpellier, CNRS, IRD, France2GEOLAB, CNRS, Université Clermont Auvergne, France3Seminary of Prehistoric Studies and Research,…
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The group keeps growing bigger and better!

We are celebrating a new GIAP member and three new drone licenses in the team! With the increasing non-technical workload on all researchers’ shoulders, it is becoming increasingly necessary to rely on specialised support personnel. Aspects such as grant proposals, project and team management, as well as communication and dissemination, are all essential aspects to…
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