A study with the involvement of ICTA-UAB warns of the negative effects of coastal occupation and its environmental impacts on tropical reefs and biodiversity. Researchers state that the conclusions of the study can be compared to what has taken place in Western Mediterranean.
The university will collaborate, through its TransMedia Catalonia research group and as part of the European project ADLAB PRO, in producing flexible and free-source didactic materials aimed at training experts in audio description for the blind and visually impaired community.
The UAB research group Tradumàtica and the company Prompsit have worked together to produce the first automated translation software for the Sardinian language. The system contains 25,000 words and is available on Apertium, a free machine translation platform.
The QS World Rankings recently published this year's results and places the UAB at number 203 worldwide. The university moves up and becomes the second highest ranking university in Spain.
A project by ICTA-UAB will assess the “green gentrification” process by which the creation of green urban amenities tends to attract higher social classes and exclude the most vulnerable groups.
A research led by the UAB has documented and mapped 344 archaeological vestiges using surface prospecting techniques. The results reveal a heavily humanised area, occupied for more than 10,000 years, with the majority of registries existing above the current treeline and linked to livestock raising practices.
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Culture and life
Researchers at UAB will test contraceptives in wild boars wandering around the urban and peri-urban areas of the Vallès Occidental.
Paul Spence is lecturer and researcher of the first department of Digital Humanities created in the world, at King's College London
The MELISSA programme is coordinated by the European Space Agency and aims to develop an independent life support system for space missions.
Writer, editor and environmental activist, has participated in peace initiatives, enviromental projects and cooperative movements.
The Department Department of Art and Musicology and the CVC have created a system that allows pianola rolls to be preserved and studied.