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Nira Alperson-Afil specializes in Prehistoric archaeology. Her main interests are the Lower and Middle Palaeolithic periods, technology and typology of stone tools, early use of fire, and the evolution of human behavior. Her current project uses GIS software for spatial analyses of archaeological material at the Acheulian site of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Oct 2001Oct 2008

Award Date: 1 Oct 2008

Master's Degree, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Oct 1997Oct 2001

Award Date: 1 Oct 2001

Bachelor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Oct 1994Oct 1997

Award Date: 1 Oct 1997


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