Sara Moreno, Vice-Rector for Students and Employability, and Vicenç Sellés, Director of the Treball Campus, presented in Brussels the programme Euroacció, a pioneering programme to encourage students and graduates to take up work placements in EU institutions. They also presented the Brussels chapter, the university's first international alumni section.
The UAB, the Barcelona Education Consortium and Voiceitt have signed a collaboration agreement jointly to develop the Catalan and Spanish versions of the first application which directly translates the voice of people with speech problems.
Researchers from the UAB, the IMB CNM - CSIC and the UPC have developed a thermoelectric sensor based on silicon nanotechnology with the power to regenerate itself and detect respiratory problems such as sleep apnoea and pneumonia. To commercialise the sensor, the tech-based company FutureSiSens was created.
According to the QS ranking of universities founded less than 50 years ago, the UAB ranks first in Spain, second in Europe and ninth worldwide.
Ramon Pascual, physics professor and former rector of the UAB, as well as the main promoter behind the ALBA light synchrotron, was acknowledged for his achievements in an event celebrated at the Palace of the Generalitat which included the attendance of Rector Margarita Arboix.
The P-SPHERE programme is offering a total of 24 postdoctoral positions of three years' duration for research stays at centres belonging to the UAB-CIE Sphere. The call will be open until 9 December.
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