A study led by the UAB reveals that climate change is increasing the natural acidification of the headwaters of Pyrenean rivers at an alarming rate. The process is expanding and the increase of potentially toxic compounds could affect the quality of hydrological resources at medium and lower elevations. Read more
New call for participants to enter the "Thesis in 4 Minutes" competition
The challenge consists in PhD students explaining their research thesis orally in under four minutes. All those interested can present their proposals from 27 February to 21 March.
The competition “Tesi en 4 minuts”, organised by the UAB Doctoral School, offers PhD students the chance to explain their research in an oral presentation lasting a maximum of four minutes with easy to comprehend language.
Candidates can submit their proposals from 27 February to 21 March. The winning proposals will be selected by a committee of researchers and members of the Doctoral School's Permanent Board.
On 9 April all selected candidates will be notified via email. Oral presentations will take place on 16 May, in an event open to the public which will take place at the Graduation Hall (Sala de graus) of the Doctoral and Graduate School, as well as broadcast live on the university's website.
The first prize will include a cash prize of 800 euros and the second prize, 500 euros. A 200 euro cash prize will go to the best presentation voted by the audience.
Students of the UAB bachelor's degree in Archaeology are participating this summer in the Arqueoborn project: researching the urban site of the El Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria with the objective of obtaining the entire chronostratigraphic sequence from between the end of the 13th century and the year 1717. Read more