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Earth BioGenome Project to sequence the genome of nearly 40,000 plant, animal and fungi species in Catalan-speaking territories

A paper led by the University of Barcelona and the Centre for Genomic Regulation presents the Catalan Initiative for the Earth BioGenome Project (CBP), which aims to prevent the loss of biodiversity and the extinction of living beings in a territory which is becoming more threatened by climate change.


The University of Barcelona hosts world experts to rethink and redefine anthropology

The 18th EASA’s Biennial Conference brings together more than two thousand researchers, who will turn the Raval into the heart of transformative anthropological research.


The UB approves a new academic and teaching model based on active learning and innovation

The new model updates student training programmes and the teaching staff’s academic development.


New geological datings place the first European hominids in the south of the Iberian Peninsula 1.3 million years ago

The study, carried out at the Orce sites, reinforces the hypothesis of the arrival of human beings in Europe through the Strait of Gibraltar.


Creation of the ELLIS Barcelona Unit to position Catalonia as a benchmark in artificial intelligence

Its structure will include three researchers from the University of Barcelona.


The two research centres with ties to Hospital Clínic join the Parc Científic de Barcelona

IDIBAPS and ISGlobal will occupy 930 square metres of the University of Barcelona's research and transfer complex.


The University of Barcelona, the most sought-after first-choice university

The three most sought-after degrees in Catalonia are UB degrees.


The UB is ranked 53rd and is the leading institution in Spain in the QS ranking of European universities

It excels in academic reputation, international research networks and sustainability.


UB Editions receives three awards in the Joan Lluís Vives Prize in the university edition

This year’s awards, organized by the Vives University Network, honored works by the University of Barcelona in three of the five categories: best book in arts and humanities, best book in social sciences, and best book in science and technology.

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