On 28 September, the Museum of Archaeology of Catalonia (MAC) will inaugurate an exhibition entitled "La Revolució Neolítica. La Draga, el poblat dels prodigis". For the first time, visitors will be able to view original items recovered from the archaeological site and a virtual reconstruction of the prehistoric settlement. Read more
The UAB is ninth in Veterinary Medicine according to the Shanghai ranking
The UAB occupies ninth place worldwide in the field of veterinary medicine according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), the ranking conducted by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
The quality in teaching and research conducted in veterinary medicine at the UAB has positioned it in ninth place in the 2017 edition of the Shanghai ranking, the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) prepared each year by the Jiao Tong University in Shanghai. This is one of the most prestigious classifications of higher education institutions.
The UAB features among the 51 to 75 best universities in agricultural sciences, among the 76 to 100 best in mathematics, geography, ecology, economics and biotechnology; and among the 101 to 150 range in physics, scientific and technological instrumentation, human biology, pharmacology, science and environmental engineering, nanoscience and nanotechnology; and among the 151 to 200 best institutes in the fields of chemistry, biology, clinical medicine, public health, medical technology, food science and technology, energy and science, and materials engineering.
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) was first published in June 2003. ARWU takes into account six objective indicators in its classification of universities: the number of students and professors with a Nobel Prize or Fields Medal, the number of high impact scientific articles selected by Thomson Reuters, the number of articles published in Nature and Science, the number of articles in the Science Citation Index – Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and the relative performance of each university.
On 20 September the Faculty of Biosciences will inaugurate the new academic year will a lecture by Dr Tom Blundell, professor at the University of Cambridge, on how to fight the emergence of resistance to drugs in the cancers and infectious diseases. Read more