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Economics - Campus - 10.07.2024
A study by UC3M and IMDEA Networks reveals the existence of a hidden ’pink tax’ in digital advertising
Advertisers systematically pay more to show online ads to women than to men, especially in highly developed nations, according to research from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and IMDEA Networks. This gender-based price discrimination in digital marketing, known as the "pink tax", contributes to increasing gender inequality, as women are charged more to access similar products and services.

Environment - Campus - 02.07.2024
UV and UPV researchers study the impact of climate change on bird productivity
Research staff from the Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology of the Universitat de València and the Gandia Campus of the Universitat Politècnica de València have studied the consequences of climate change on the productivity of two species of passerine birds. The results show that extreme weather conditions, such as warmer temperatures and higher frequent torrential rainfall could threaten the preservation of the population of these birds.

Campus - 01.02.2024
A report analyses the Spanish films and series available on the main US video services
A report analyses the Spanish films and series available on the main US video services
The US video-on-demand company with the largest number of Spanish films and series in its catalogue is Prime Video (751 titles), followed by Netflix (575), HBO Max (196), Disney+ (116) and Apple TV+ (3). This data comes from a report carried out by researchers at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) that analyses the availability and prominence of Spanish audiovisual works, in 2023, in these five US subscription video on demand (SVOD) services operating in Spain.

Campus - Career - 30.11.2022
What are the UB students like? 
Acadèmic The results of the survey "The students' living and study conditions" have been published.

Campus - Social Sciences - 28.07.2022
University institutional communication improves the impact and visibility of scientific work and encourages innovation
University institutional communication improves the impact and visibility of scientific work and encourages innovation
The main benefits perceived by researchers after participating in an institutional communication campaign of their scientific work are that they increase both the visibility and the impact of the research, improve their prestige and foster innovation. These are some of the conclusions of a doctoral thesis presented at the University of Valencia (UV) by the communicator and scientific journalist Francisco Javier Alonso Flores, who analyses the social impact of institutional communication of R&D&i in Spanish universities.

Campus - Career - 19.07.2022
Delaying retirement age increases the risk of mortality for certain groups
An academic study shows how this measure affects the 60-69 age group and mostly harms employees with low-skilled, physically and psychosocially demanding jobs. Researchers, including Sergi Jiménez-Martín, a UPF full professor of Economics, say allowing flexible retirement plans, such as partial retirement, mitigates the negative effect of delaying retirement.