The Obra Social ”la Caixa” and the ACUP recently awarded 20 new grants belonging to the 2017 RecerCaixa programme call, six of which were awarded to researchers at the UAB. This year's edition of the programme consisted in a total of €1.6M in grants. Read more
The largest study of ancient DNA ever conducted demonstrates that the spreading of new types of pottery styles from the Iberian Peninsula to the centre of the continent were not due to migratory movements, but rather expresses the development of new forms of communication between regions. The study included the participation of UAB researchers Roberto Risch and Ignacio Soriano.
A study by ICTA-UAB concludes that an effective climate change agreement would be more attractive to rich countries if it were negotiated using the Human Development Index instead of GDP.
A study published by the journal Molecular Neurobiology describes new protection mechanisms to fight neurodegeneration in diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
A research study by UAB and the ULL coordinated by researcher Lydia Giménez-Llort demonstrates in mice the biological relevance of sex in the effects of accelerated ageing caused by a chronic treatment of D-galactose, a sugar found abundantly in milk and to a lesser extent in fruits and vegetables. Read more
The UAB's School of Prevention and Integral Safety and Security (EPSI) now offers a specialised course in drone pilot training. This combined training course began in February and continues until May, with 16 public and private security professionals currently enrolled. Read more
The translation into Catalan of Translation and Interpreting Professor Dolors Udina of The Devils of Loudun (Adesiara), a novel by Aldous Huxley, will receive this year's City of Barcelona award.
Rector of the UAB Margarita Arboix and the Director of the Spanish office of the International Labour Organisation Joaquín Nieto signed a memorandum of understanding to begin new collaborations between the two institutions.
The project "Assessment of the vertical transmission of PRRSV1 in unstable farm: effect of parity and neutralizing antibody titers" by Jordi Soto was recently awarded one of the three European PRRS Research Awards.
Interview with Peter Johnstone, a London-born professor who 17 years ago travelled to the University of North Texas to teach criminal law and decided to stay. He visited the UAB to offer a seminar and coordinate a new student exchange programme. Read more
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