The 2014 Report on Research and Innovation Indicators by the ACUP highlights a 19% reduction in competitive and non-competitive funding (from 277 to 224 million euros), while universities continue to account for over half of the scientific production of Catalonia.
Eurpean Comission confers it in recognition of the efforts to improve the working conditions and rights of researchers.
A new research conducted by CREAF and the UAB verifies that the elimination of bacteria and fungi living on flowers would cause a great variation in the amount and composition of its fragrance.
An international research shows that the Arctic ice cap did not occupy its current extension until only 2.6 million years ago. Published in Nature Communications, it consolidates current predictions which point to the disappearance of ice in the Arctic in this century.
The Generalitat and the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation (FCRi) awarded the centre, with the UAB as one of its founding members, with this year's National Award for the Public-Private Partnership in Research and Innovation.
The laboratory will be located within the artificial ski slope the Dutch Company SnowWorld intends to develop in Barcelona.
UAB is internationally renowned for its quality and innovation in research.
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