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Unique skin impressions of last European dinosaurs discovered in Barcelona

UAB researchers, in collaboration with the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, have discovered in Vallcebre an impression fossil of the surface of the skin of a dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous, a period shortly before they went extinct. Its characteristics make it a unique discovery in Europe.


The UAB ranks 172 in the Taiwan World Ranking

The UAB maintains its position as one of the top 200 universities in the world in the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities, published by the National Taiwan University (NTU).


European project strengthens the role of the UAB in regional development

The UAB participates in a project to research the role of universities in innovation and regional development and strengthen the relation between the two. The project is part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network programme and the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) network.


Bending semiconductors generates electricity

Researchers at the ICN2 report in an article in Nature that flexoelectric-like effects are more ubiquitous than previously thought. The ICN2 researchers report that semiconductors, which can be thought of as half-way between electrical insulators and actual metals, also generate electricity in response to bending.


Mental Disorders in Children Workshop

The UAB's Institut de Neurociències will host a B-DEBATE workshop on “Early Life Experiences: Vulnerability or Resilience?”, dedicated to mental health issues in children and adolescents, on 25 and 26 October.