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
UAB doctoral researcher awarded with the 2018 Idea Puzzle Prize
This prize seeks promoting the scientific rigour and socio-economic relevance of doctoral research.
The UAB doctoral researcher Jaume Gardela has been awarded with the 2018 Idea Puzzle Prize for his research design on Development of vitrification cryotolerance in bovine oocytes through cold stress supervised by Manel López-Béjar.
The prize consists on an economic compensation of 1,000 euros to the best doctoral research design created with the Idea Puzzle® software, a visual decision making-tool that uses 21 questions to help in design of research projects from the point of view of Philosophy of Science.
The UAB has been collaborating with Idea Puzzle for several years. All our doctoral researchers have access to this software and can be eligible for the award.
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