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Enterprises in the press through the "pseudoevents"

This thesis shows the presence of public relations activity in the press news in Catalonia through the identification of events created by companies to gain media coverage. These events, which are part of the publicity practices, are described by several authors as...

Identified a Gene with a Key Role in Neuronal Survival

Researchers at the Institute of Neurosciences at Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona (INc-UAB) identified the fundamental role played by the Nurr1 gene in neuron survival associated with synaptic activity. The discovery, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry,...


Immigration in Catalonia: E Pluribus Unum (Aposta Award 2011)

In recent years, Catalonia and Spain as a whole have experienced a dramatic, ongoing increase in their volume of international immigration, consequently reaching a level of socio-cultural “mixedness” or ethnocultural hybridity that compares with...