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Environment - Life Sciences - 11.06.2021
Pollutant concentration increases in the franciscana dolphin, one of the most threatened species worldwide
Pollutant concentration increases in the franciscana dolphin, one of the most threatened species worldwide
The concentration of potentially toxic metals is increasing in the population of the franciscana dolphin -a small cetacean, endemic from the Rio de la Plata and an endangered species- according to a study led by a team of the Faculty of Biology and the Biodiversity Research Institute (IRBio), published in the journal Science of The Total Environment .

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 09.06.2021
The UB and the UOC promote the first Spanish-speaking association of Specific Language Impairment researchers
The UB and the UOC promote the first Spanish-speaking association of Specific Language Impairment researchers
7.58% of children suffer from Specific Language Impairment (SLI). In other words, one or maybe two children in every classroom have this disorder, as roughly one ot of every 14 children are affected by it.

Social Sciences - 09.06.2021
New excavations in the Iberian sites of Kum-Castellet de Banyoles and Coll del Moro in Tivissa
New excavations in the Iberian sites of Kum-Castellet de Banyoles and Coll del Moro in Tivissa
Archaeologists of the University of Barcelona have conducted new excavations in the Iberian sites of Kum-Castellet de Banyoles and Coll del Moro in Serra d'Almos, both in the town of Tivissa (Ribera d'Ebre).

Environment - Life Sciences - 08.06.2021
Marine protected areas contribute to the conservation of Audonin's gull
Marine protected areas contribute to the conservation of Audonin’s gull
The most visited marine areas by adult and juvenile Audonin's gulls are near the coast and are partially protected by the Spanish Network of Marine Protected Areas Network (RAMPE).

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 08.06.2021

Transport - Electroengineering - 03.06.2021
Development of a system that detects electric arcs in aircraft
Researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), together with Airbus Defence and Space (ADS), have developed a system that rapidly detects electric arcs in aircraft. This technological research project is being funded by the ADS with support from the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI, in its Spanish acronym) and will contribute to developing safer and cleaner aircraft.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 02.06.2021

Campus - Chemistry - 02.06.2021
A party that never lets us down
A party that never lets us down
The Science Fest of the University of Barcelona never lets us down. Last week, the seventh edition of this annual event that opens the doors to see the research of the UB took place.

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 02.06.2021
Urban crime decreased by 80% in Barcelona during lockdown
Urban crime decreased by 80% in Barcelona during lockdown
The lockdown policies that resulted from the COVID-19 epidemic involved an important decrease in urban crimes director of the Research Group on Children and Adolescent Victimization ( GReVIA ) of the UB.

Innovation - 01.06.2021
Intelligent system designed to improve vehicle stability systems
Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed an intelligent system for estimating a vehicle's dynamic behaviour and improving its stability. This will help to optimise the performance of skid and rollover control systems in cars, as well as to prevent potential traffic accidents.

Physics - History / Archeology - 28.05.2021
Synchrotron light to unravel the history of 15th Century Chinese porcelain
Synchrotron light to unravel the history of 15th Century Chinese porcelain
An article published in the journal Ceramics International reveals a new methodology that combines two characterization techniques based on synchrotron light to study Chinese blue and white porcelain from the Ming dynasty, a lineage that governed in China from 1368 to 1644. This innovative protocol could contribute to elucidate production technology in a wide range of modern and archaeological ceramics.

Health - Innovation - 28.05.2021
An article in The Lancet defends the role of universities and research centres in HERA
In a correspondence article published on May 17 in The Lancet , the League of European Research Universities ( LERU ) -in which the UB is the only Spanish member university-, together with the Europe

Health - Linguistics / Literature - 27.05.2021

Health - Computer Science - 25.05.2021

Environment - Life Sciences - 25.05.2021
First report of 'Stephanitis lauri' in Catalonia, an insect spreading in the European continent
First report of ’Stephanitis lauri’ in Catalonia, an insect spreading in the European continent
The species Stephanitis lauri -an hemipteran insect that lives on laurel plants- has been identified for the first time in Catalonia, according to an article published in the Boletín de la Asociación Española de Entomología. The populations of this insect, firstly found in the province of Girona and then in the province of Barcelona, are the first ones to confirm the presence of the insect in the Iberian Peninsula.

Microtechnics - 20.05.2021
A book co-edited by Giovanni Geraci updates knowledge on drones and their applications
The researcher with the Department of Information and Communication Technologies and an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer, has published the work UAV Communications for 5G and Beyond (Wiley IEEE, December 2020).

Campus - Innovation - 19.05.2021
Pompeu Fabra University comes third in the LEDU STEM Telefónica chairs tournament
Promoted by Telefónica with the aim of fostering the dialectical skills of future science and technology professionals.

Environment - Social Sciences - 18.05.2021
Research is dressing up
Research is dressing up
The 7th Science Fest of the University of Barcelona will take place from May 25 to 28, and for its second year in a row, the event will be held online.

Computer Science - 18.05.2021
PRESENT moves forward with the creation of the Behavior Planner to develop agents with verbal and nonverbal behaviours
A research and innovation project in artificial intelligence belonging to the European Commission's H2020 Programme, coordinated by Josep Blat and Vanesa Daza.
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