News

Tercerca campanya del Sikait Project

End of the third Sikait Project dig campaign in Egypt

The third archaeological dig campaign of the Sikait Project ended recently. The campaign was directed by Department of Antiquity and Middle Ages' lecturer Joan Oller Guzmán. The work has uncovered a small votive altar, documented life in an emerald mine from the Roman period and begun to consolidate the main buildings found on the site.

Nou projecte per lluitar contra el dolor cr˛nic

Fighting against chronic pain, a new project with participation of the UAB

"QSPainRelief" aims to identify new drug combinations to solve a crucial problem since about 20% of Europeans suffer from chronic pain. Jesús Giraldo, researcher at the Institute of Neurosciences and the Department of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Preventive Medicine and Public Health, is participating on behalf of the UAB.

Nou model del cuc C.elegans

A new model of C. elegans to progress in the study of a rare disease of the nervous system

A study co-directed by Esther Dalfó, researcher at the INc, has identified a model of chromosome X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (x-ALD) in the earthworm C. elegans. This is a rare disorder of the nervous system with no treatment available. The model will permit to accelerate the research, which is studying the mechanisms and the possible pharmacological targets for the neuronal alterations of this disease.

Projecte Eramus+ Eybild

A project to empower young interpreters within school contexts

The research group MIRAS coordinates the Erasmus+ project “Empowering Young Language Brokers for Inclusion in Diversity” (EYLBID), designed to create awareness of the existing phenomenon of young interpreters across Europe and empower these interpreters within school contexts and society.

Coronavirus

Information on the current situation of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

With regard to the current state of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the UAB is adhering strictly to the instructions dictated by the Catalan and Spanish Ministries for Health and the Catalan Public Health Agency, and is in constant contact with those who have been to or are currently in affected areas.

Estudiants

Information note on students and UK mobility

European mobility programmes with the UK are guaranteed to continue during the 2020/21 academic year, and therefore the UAB will maintain the list of students enrolled in exchange programmes for next year.

Interview

GingerLerner

"Another way of doing justice is necessary”

American judge Ginger Lerner-Wren considers it necessary to humanise justice and make it more empathetic in order for it to function. Pioneering the creation of the Nation's first Mental Health Court, Lerner-Wren visited Barcelona to participate in the Justa-Ment seminars co-organised by the UAB Core in Mental Health.