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Empiezan las prospecciones arqueológicas en el acueducto romano del Francolí

Las excavaciones llevadas a cabo en 2020 en distintas poblaciones del Camp de Tarragona permitieron a los investigadores del ICAC determinar que el acueducto del Gaià no es un único acueducto sino que se trata de dos acueductos conectados. Ahora ha llegado el momento de rastrear el acueducto del Francolí, más conocido por la imponente […]
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A smartphone-based petrographic microscope!

Roberta Di Febo (ICAC-UAB) and Lluís Casas (UAB) in collaboration with Smart Micro Optics have recently published an article in the Microscopy Research and Technique about the setting up of a petrographic microscope that works through an adapted smartphone. Smart Micro Optics is a spin-off of the Italian Institute of Technology that produces tools to explore […]
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Mediterranean polyculture revisited: new insights into the prehistory of Crete

—first posted at GIAP— 2021 started with the publication of the third paper of the bioarchaeology-palaeoenvironment-landscape team of the PALAP research project (Palaikastro Phase 4. Urbanisation in Bronze Age Crete: between palace and landscape at Palaikastro), with the participation of some GIAP team members. The project (2012-5) involved: Excavation of part of the Bronze Age […]
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11 February – International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Only 30% of researchers in the world are women and about 30% of all female students choose higher studies in the field of science. On December 15, 2015, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed February 11 as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. «To rise to the challenges of the 21st century, we […]
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Two new MSCA researchers will join ICAC with European funding

Two new European Commission MSCA grants awarded to Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology (ICAC) proposals. Projects go with Individual Fellowship (IF) call, (Horizon 2020) which aims to boost experienced researchers career. With these new grants two researchers will join ICAC for two-year projects. They have been selected among the 2.015 proposals from all over Europe that have […]
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New Research Presentation Webinars!

Join us the new Research Presentation Webinars: Meet my Research! Online! Sessions will be held online, every other Tuesday, at 12pm. Links will published at ICAC Agenda. Videos on demand! At ICAC YouTube channel. Starting on February 9th! The first session will take place next Tuesday, February the 9th, at 12 pm.   Towards a practical implementation […]
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How new technologies can help extract archaeological information from historical maps

−first posted at GIAP website− New GIAP research using Deep Learning to extract archaeological information from collections of maps produced during the European colonization of South Asia and Levant. New research published this January in Archaeological Prospection presents the results of how archaeological information can be extracted from historical maps using deep learning. The paper demonstrates the […]
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ICAC books published in 2020

Take a look at these books the ICAC Publishing Unit in 2020. Two new issues in our digital series TRAMA: One led by M. Carme Belarte (ICREA-ICAC), on Protohistoric archaeology, and the other led by Josep Maria Macias, on Visigoth archaeology. With great care and dedication on the part of authors and editors, a new […]
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Tarracropolis, audiovisual display in YouTube

New resource in the ICAC YouTube channel. You can now visit the video on the project TARRACROPOLIS. This is one of the outreach resources you can visit  in the permament museum room launched in Tarragona last December, 2020, in the Biblical Museum on Tarragona. Tarracrópolis is from last December a new space to visit and learn about the […]