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Researchers from the Center for Heritage Research and Conservation publish an article in the Archaeological Science magazine

Researchers from the Center for Heritage Research and Conservation publish an article in the Archaeological Science magazine

Did you know that it is still unknown what technique the Moche and Vicús cultures used to cover copper with gold?

The new article by the Cobres Dorados team from the UTEC Heritage Research and Conservation Center, published in the Archaeological Science journal, proposes an alternative method for this question.

Read the article “A pre-Columbian galvanic technique able to explain the gilding of copper in northern Peru” at the following link.


Researcher at the Heritage Research and Conservation Center publishes an article in Journal18

Researcher at the Heritage Research and Conservation Center publishes an article in Journal18

The researcher Andrés de Leo, a member of the Center for Research and Conservation of Heritage and professor at the HACS academic department, published the article “The distinction of the chalice of Puebla de los Ángeles in the s. XVIII, between two worlds” in Journal18 magazine.

We congratulate him for this interesting article.


Facing Climate Change programme

Facing Climate Change programme

The Heritage Center participated in the “Facing Climate Change program” organized by the University of Cambridge where our researcher Angelica Isa and our director Juan Carlos Rodríguez had two outstanding presentations with the following talks:

  • “Taking advantage of traditional knowledge for sustainable IPM in conservation” by Angélica Isa and Dr. Pasqual Querner.
  • “Challenges and opportunities in the development of a Master’s degree in preventive conservation in Peru” by Juan Carlos Rodríguez

The virtual event took place on November 29 and December 2 and brought together many international experts who gave their perspective on climate change.


The director of the Research Center for Heritage Conservation and an associated researcher  are elected as fellows of the IIC

The director of the Research Center for Heritage Conservation and an associated researcher are elected as fellows of the IIC

Dr. Juan Carlos Rodríguez, director of  the Research Center for Heritage Conservation and Mg. Rosanna Kuon, an associated researcher of the Center, have been chosen as fellows of the International Institute for Conservation (IIC), one of the most important organizations in the area of ​​heritage conservation worldwide. They are the first researchers in Peru to receive this distinction from the IIC.


The UTEC Heritage Research and Conservation Center collaborates in the dissemination of the history and heritage assets of the viceregal temple of San Pedro Apóstol de Andahuaylillas

The UTEC Heritage Research and Conservation Center collaborates in the dissemination of the history and heritage assets of the viceregal temple of San Pedro Apóstol de Andahuaylillas