A study conducted by the CEPAP-UAB at Cova de Santa Linya confirms a continuous presence of montane coniferous forests from the Pyrenees to the Mediterranean coast from 50,000 to 15,000 years ago, demonstrating their resilience to the extreme and ever changing climate conditions of the period. Read more
The UAB aims to award five grants for the contracting of PhD-holding research staff with an accredited research profile, on a co-financing basis. Deadline for applications is 25 September. Read more
Researchers at the UAB, in collaboration with the University of Aveiro, Portugal, were able to confirm for the first time that small concentrations of nanoplastics cause genetic and physiological damage in the Mediterranean mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis. Read more
Until 27 July, the Barcelona Palau de Congressos will play host to the conference which includes six Nobel laureates and atomic physicists from around the world. The UAB has participated in organising the event. Read more
The ICTA-UAB analyses and quantifies the waste generated by tourists in eight islands of the Mediterranean as part of the European BLUEISLANDS project. Plastic litter and cigarrete butts are the main problems on beaches. Read more
A group of volunteers have participated in an experimental study conducted by the ICTA-UAB to analyse the potential health benefits of forests. The research aims to provide scientific evidence of the effects a walk through the woods can have on a person's emotional and physical health.
Since January 2017, the Research Group in Sport Psychology (Grup d’Estudis en Psicologia de l’Esport, GEPE) of the UAB, participates in the project ‘Be a Winner in elite sports and Employment before and after athletic Retirement’. Read more