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Gary Urton and Eduardo Neves awarded a Lemann Brazil Research Fund Grant

May 15, 2017

Gary Urton and Eduardo Neves were recently awarded $71,000 from the Lemann Brazil Research Fund at Harvard for research and a field school, in summer, 2018, entitled: The Black Earth and Radial Villages of Acre, Brazil: Explorations of a Continent-Wide Landscape Paradigm.

 

Gazette: Jason Ur on drones as a research tool

Gazette: Jason Ur on drones as a research tool

May 8, 2017

Jason Ur discusses the growing use of drones as a research tool in academia:

“This technology — both the drones and the software to stitch the images together — is now within the reach of anyone with even a small research budget,” Ur said. “That’s what really makes this revolutionary not just for archaeologists, but for any researcher who needs to capture phenomena on the ground. In terms of the potential of drones … the democratization that this technology allows is transformative.”

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