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European Heritage Awards/EUROPA NOSTRA2023

ALMADA project of HERCULES Laboratory is among the seven laureates of EUROPA NOSTRA2023 in the category of Citizens Engagement and awareness-raising. The submission entitled ALMADA IS FOR EVERYONE ANYWHERE emphasises the communication strategy of a scientific transdisciplinary project which is studying and getting to know the mural paintings legacy of ALMADA Negreiros, one of the greatest artist of the modernism movement and avant-garde in Portugal.

More information at: EUROPA NOSTRA2023

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Drugs&Colors 2023

DRUGS&COLORS 2023 is an International Conference dedicated to studying ancient medicines, pigments, and dyes - as, in ancient times, their preparation and commercialization were found together in the apothecaries, pharmacies, and spezierias.

More information at: Drugs&Colors 2023

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Connecting Collections - International Workshop

A three-day international workshop addressing the preservation, access and use of cultural heritage material samples archives, will be held at Évora, Portugal, from 13 June to 15 June 2022. The workshop will be organized by ICCROM, University of Évora and other partners.

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Os pigmentos das iluminuras

O que nos dizem os pigmentos das iluminuras, os ossos de freiras carmelitas, as tintas dos paineis de Almada? O CSI do patrimnio responde.

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Colours 2022

Conference COLOURS: Bridging Science with art, that will be held in Évora University from 14th to 16th September 2022.

APM Award

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Portuguese Museology Association Award

The HERCULES Laboratory was awarded a prize by the Portuguese Museology Association (APOM) in the "Institution" category.

Atlas Miller

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ROADMAP (Research On António De holanda Miniatures Artistic Production)

Researchers from the HERCULES Laboratory travel to the National Library of France to analyse the Atlas Miller within the framework of the project ROADMAP (Research On António De holanda Miniatures Artistic Production), recently funded by FCT (PTDC/ART-HIS/0985/2021).

Summer School

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Second edition of the Summer School

The The Summer School is part of the Action Plan of the Roman Villa of Pisões and of the project "Requalification of the Roman Villa of Pisões", coordinated by the University of Évora and financed by the Regional Operational Programme Alentejo 2020.

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University of Évora reinforces research with new FCT projects

It was the HERCULES Laboratory that saw the largest number of projects approved at the UÉ, with a total of three. "ROADMAP - Research On Antonio De Holanda Miniatures Artistic Production", "PP-nGLASS" - An Interdisciplinary study of the impact of the Phoenician-Punic natron glasstrade in Iberian communities" and "Eco-STONE PROTEC" - Eco-friendly superhydrophobic hybrid coatings for STONE PROTECtion.

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Mora Sample Collection database

New online catalogue in collaboration between ICCROM with HERCULES Laboratory from Universidade de Évora to share the collection with researchers around the world as an open access resource.

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Frescos uncovered in the Church of the Holy Spirit will become visible

"The HERCULES Laboratory has carried out all the scientific study of the techniques, materials and diagnosis that are essential for the projection of conservation and restoration treatment".

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90 Seconds of Science

Milene Gil, researcher at the HERCULES Laboratory from University of Évora, intends to identify and characterize the pictorial techniques and materials used by Almada Negreiros in his mural painting.

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90 Seconds of Science

Catarina Miguel, researcher at the HERCULES Laboratory from University of Évora and member of the Chair in Sustainable Heritage, is developing the RoadMap project to study the production techniques of illuminated manuscripts by António de Holanda.