Archaeology is a science that is strongly influenced by many other scientific fields. This can be seen in the different theories and methods that materialize contacts with disciplines like philosophy, anthropology, sociology, geology, chemistry, topography, and so on. However, this also shapes how archaeologists position themselves within Archaeology and the… Read More »Statistics for archaeologists 101: part 1
Events and workshops
Breathtaking landscapes – impressive formations – admirable settings: While observing all these features in the environment, a number of questions may arise as: How were all these features formed? Are they related with past landscapes? Can we predict how is it going to be in the future? One way to… Read More »Just another day in class… or is it?
Ok, maybe you can. But that doesn’t mean that science is not a crucial part of education for both children and adults. Science helps us know things about the world, acquire general knowledge and develop a critical mind – and Archaeology is an essential key for all of this. By… Read More »You can’t spell Education without Science.
Can you guess what the most scientifical night of the year is? That’s right, you guessed it (or not) – it’s the European Researchers’ Night! Every year on the last Friday of September, researchers across Europe gather to make science accessible and fun to visitors. This year the event happened… Read More »A night of… science?
On the 12th of June the Master’s and PhD students from the Archaeology course at the Universidade do Algarve joined in for a GIS workshop (Geographic Information System). This workshop, offered by researcher and teacher from ICArEHB, Dr. Célia Gonçalves (a GIS specialist), focused on teaching us the basics of… Read More »Putting GIS on the map.