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Survival of public pension system depends on work, not workers

A study by the UAB Centre for Demographic Studies published today estimates that in a country with full occupation, the dependence ratio for pensions in Spain would be 1 for every 3 taxpayers, but at the moment the ration is 4 for every 5 taxpayers. There is a disuse of the demographic potential.


Unique skin impressions of last European dinosaurs discovered in Barcelona

UAB researchers, in collaboration with the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP), have discovered in Vallcebre (Barcelona) an impression fossil of the surface of the skin of a dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous, a period shortly before they went extinct. Its characteristics make it a unique discovery in Europe.


Crisis of the state of social welfare on debate

On 20 21 October, the UAB's Centre for Demographic Studies (CED) will play host to a seminar on the crisis currently affecting the state of welfare entitled "Ayudar y recibir ayuda: mercado laboral y seguridad social". Several experts will debate upon the relationship between demography, the current situation of young people professionally and the pensions system.


European project strengthens the role of the UAB in regional development

The UAB participates in a project to research the role of universities in innovation and regional development and strengthen the relation between the two. The project is part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network programme and the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) network.


Discrimination suffered by 80% of people with mental disorders

This is the conclusion reached in the study “L’estigma i la discriminació en salut mental a Catalunya 2016”, conducted by the UAB and Spora Sinergies for Obertament, a platform which unites the main mental health services existing in Catalonia. This discrimination is present in almost all areas of their lives.


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