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Health - Nov 23
Institucional The University of Barcelona has a new chair since yesterday: the UB-AMGEN Chair on Multiple Myeloma. Thanks to the collaboration of the US biotech company AMGEN , the University will be able to promote several activities on teaching, training, information and documentation in the field of monoclonal gammopathies in general, and multiple myeloma in particular.

Institucional On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women , which is commemorated on 25 November, the University of Barcelona has organized, this year again, a series of activities to say no to gender-based violence and to raise awareness on this social scourge.

Event - Nov 21

Institucional "Taking Stock of European memory policies" is the title of the conference organised by the European Observatory on Memories (EUROM) of the UB Solidarity Foundation and the Spanish State Secretariat for Democratic Memory (SEMD), in collaboration with the Jean Monnet House , the House of European History and the Barcelona City Council's Department of Democratic Memory.

Mathematics - Nov 15

Xavier Ros Oton, professor at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the UB, has been appointed new member of the Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences of Spain , being the youngest person to join this institution.

Research Management - Nov 15

The University of Barcelona appears one more year as the leading university in Spain with the most researchers among the most influential worldwide, and it is the second most influential research centre in Spain, following CSIC (Spanish National Research Council). The ranking, published by Clarivate Analytics, identifies the experts who lead the projects with the highest international scientific impact in various areas of study.

Physics - Nov 22

Institucional Today, the results of the European Research Council's Starting Grants call have been published.

Campus - Nov 17

Institucional The rector of the University of Barcelona, Joan Guàrdia, and the Minister of Culture of the Catalan Government, Natàlia Garriga, have signed an agreement for the loan of part of the UB's Historical Archive to the Catalan Government, which will use it for the National Archive of Catalonia.

Life Sciences - Nov 15
Life Sciences

Angelman syndrome is a genetic disease that causes a developmental delay, alterations in speech and balance, intellectual disability and sometimes, seizures. To date, researchers had identified mutations in the HERC2 gene, which codes a ubiquitin ligase that plays a determining role in the nervous system. These mutations cause a hereditary neurodevelopmental disease which is similar to Angelman syndrome. The identified cases that are similar to Angelman syndrome have shown a total loss or very low levels of the HERC2.

Life Sciences - Nov 14
Life Sciences

Institucional On Tuesday 15 November, at 4:00 pm, the Aula Magna of the Faculty of Biology will host a tribute to Mercè Durfort , who left us last April.

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