During 2012, the URV and the institutes and research centres that make up the Campus of International Excellence Southern Catalonia (CEICS) published 1,145 scientific articles, 445 of which involved collaboration with researchers from other countries.
The organization of brain determines, for example, the preferential use of the right hand over the other to manual tasks. It also has implications for disorders such as autism or schizophrenia. The symposium is "Tarragona Laterality Conference" and is will be at IPHES from 11 to 13 February.
The researchers Carmen Claver and Josep Domingo-Ferrer have been appointed members of the Academia Europaea, a European non-governmental scientific organisation founded in 1988. Its members are scientists and academics who aim to promote learning, education and research.
The aim of the forum is to boost the innovative capacities of the southern regions of Catalonia. The forum proper will take place on 26 and 27 of November in Reus and Tarragona, although during the month leading up to the event there will be a series of activities related to the innovative capacities of the participants. The forum will be the first of a series of events and actions aimed at positioning the region as a leading international innovation hub for Horizon 2020.
A multidisciplinary team of IPHES (Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social) has recently travelled to China to establish contact, study material and visit archaeological sites with the objective of promoting a network with research staff from the Asian country. Among other initiatives, the researchers have compared stone tool remains from the earliest deposits from the country (1.5 million years ago, 500,000 years) with some from Europe including Atapuerca
The transformation of libraries into Campus Learning and Research Resource Centres (CRAI – Centre de Recursos per a l’Aprenentatge i la Investigació) has led to the adaptation of platforms to meet the needs of the 21st century and the challenge of achieving excellence in teaching and research.
It is the first time in their property. The building is strategically located on Sescelades campus, next to the Scientific and Technical Service of the Rovira i Virgili University of Tarragona. The new facilities will ensure continuity in Catalonia an international leader in the study of evolution and human behavior.
This competition aims to recruit a young researcher to present a project to the European Research Council (ERC) “Starting Grants” scheme. The assessment criteria are based on scientific excellence.
The volume number 247 of Quaternary International intituled “Neanderthal Home Spatial and Social Behaviours” resulted from the International Workshop “The Neanderthal Home: Spatial and Social Behaviour” organized by the IPHES (Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social) on October 2009 at Tarragona (Spain). The 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Abric Romaní site, an event that is in keeping with the beginning of research on Prehistory in the Iberian Peninsula, and also the celebration of the 25 years of excavation of the IPHES research team at the site, was the perfect occasion and opportunity to organize this meeting.
Anna Moya has received one of the first grants for the research and doctoral programme sponsored by the URV and Catalunya Caixa’s Fundació CaixaTarragona, and linked to the areas of specialisation of the Campus of International Excellence Southern Catalonia. Her research will be conducted in the area of modern history.
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