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“Barcelona has become a European hub in the field of neuroscience”

Rector Joan Guàrdia highlights Catalonia’s contribution to the field of applied neuroscience in front of 200 experts and institutional representatives.


Marine heatwaves devastate red gorgonians in the Medes Islands

UB study warns of the danger of the disappearance of this key species for the biodiversity in this Mediterranean area.


Rector Joan Guàrdia, invited by Europe’s most prestigious applied research organisation

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft brings together more than seventy institutes specialising in health, energy, environment, security and communication.


A conference at the UB reflects on the historical discrimination of disabled people

Political and social activists, educators and researchers will discuss on Tuesday 18 June how historical memory can contribute to a more inclusive society.


An unforgettable musical journey: the Night of Music 2024

On 13 June, the University of Barcelona opens its doors to a magical night on 13 June, with a marathon of concerts and guided tours of the Historic Building.


Colorectal cancer cell physics contributes to tumour metastasis

A paper published in the scientific journal Nature Communications reveals how the mechanical properties of different types of colorectal cancer cells influence the process of metastasis.


The European Union awards the “CoActuem per la salut mental” project, promoted by the University of Barcelona

The European Union’s Prize for Citizen Science, in the category of digital communities, distinguishes the initiative of the UB and the Mental Health Federation of Catalonia for creating the first collaborative chatbot in the service of community mental health.


New therapeutic targets to fight type 2 diabetes

Designing combination therapies based on the different factors involved in the control of glucose synthesis by the liver could be a more effective strategy to address the treatment of the disease.

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