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    David Bondia, professor of Public International Law at the UB and academic coordinator of Defensar a qui Defensa.

    David Bondia, professor of Public International Law at the UB and academic coordinator of Defensar a qui Defensa.

    David Bondia: “Authorities and social movements must collaborate to construct coherent policies on human rights”

    Entrevistes

    19/01/2015

    The University of Barcelona (UB), by means of the UB Solidarity Foundation, and NOVACT – International Institute for Nonviolent Action, together with other organizations from Andalucía, Madrid and the Basque Country, have set up the project Defensar a qui defensa (To defend those who defend)....

    The photograph

    Graphic representation of emotions.

    Graphic representation of emotions.

    The universe of emotions on a graphic map that relates more than three hundred feelings

    Fotonotícies

    21/01/2015

    Rafael Bisquerra, professor in the Department of Methods of Research and Diagnosis in Education of the UB, and the scientific communicator Eduard Punset, together with the team of professionals PalauGea, have created the project Universo de Emociones, a graphic representation of 307 human emotions. The main objective of the project is to create a disseminating and educating tool that enables...

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    • Lobster specimens were collected in Indian and Pacific waters, from Madagascar to the Red Sea and the French Polynesia.- Ninety-two new species of ‘Galathea’ genus lobsters from the Indian and Pacific Oceans identified 23/01/2015
      Ninety-two new species of ‘Galathea’ genus lobsters from the Indian and Pacific Oceans identified

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      The scientific journal Zootaxa has published a major work that describes ninety-two new species of lobsters of the genus Galathea. The scientific article is signed by Aymée Robainas-Barcia, who collaborates in the Department of Genetics of the University of Barcelona, and Enrique Macpherson, researcher...

    • Schematic of the protein-protein interaction. Image: IBEC- A further step towards light-controlled drugs 22/01/2015
      A further step towards light-controlled drugs

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      Last year, a group of scientists from the Insititute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and the University of Barcelona (UB) announced that they had achieved photo-switchable, or light-regulated, molecules to control protein-protein interactions...

    • Researchers have examined a group of resistance genes present in the Arabidopsis thaliana strain Landsberg.- New data about the evolution of immune response genes in plants 20/01/2015
      New data about the evolution of immune response genes in plants

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      A recently published study offers new clues about the evolution of the immune system in European populations of the plant Arabidopsis thaliana and the underlying genetic mechanisms associated with immunity. The study, published in the journal PLOS Genetics, is signed by Rubén Alcázar, Ramón y Cajal...

    • ADiBAS Posture is a tool developed by the spin-off Physicaltech that evaluates position based on the analysis of 3D information.  - Physicaltech creates a clinical diagnostic system of body position in 3D 19/01/2015
      Physicaltech creates a clinical diagnostic system of body position in 3D

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      The World Health Organization considers that 80% of global population suffer from back pain during their lives. In the field of physiotherapy, rehabilitation and physical condition there is a need to develop systems able to evaluate flexibility and body position in an accurate a quick way. ADiBAS Posture...

    • Eurolife is a consortium composed by eight European universities committed to research and higher education in the field of life and health sciences.- UB chairs Eurolife network until 2017 15/01/2015
      UB chairs Eurolife network until 2017

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      The University of Barcelona (UB) coordinates the university network Eurolife from January 2015 to December 2017. Last November, the proposal was approved on the steering committee meeting. Coordination is headed by Albert Tauler, professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and representative of...

    • Poster of the exhibition 13/01/2015
      The Faculty of Physics hosts the exhibition “Physics in our lives”

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      Katrien Maes 14.00 What do particle accelerators and the fight against cancer or the characterization of artwork have in common? And the language we used to communicate on Internet or e-commerce encryption systems with subatomic particles? Normal 0 21 false false false CA X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions...

    • Josep Planas and Mireia Rovira, researchers from the University of Barcelona.- UB research group identifies GLUT2 protein’s role in zebrafish brain development 13/01/2015
      UB research group identifies GLUT2 protein’s role in zebrafish brain development

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      Katrien Maes 14.00 Researchers from the University of Barcelona (UB) have first described the key role that GLUT2 protein plays in embryonic brain development in zebrafish. A new article —highlighted on the cover of the January issue of the Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism—...

    • Poster of the workshop.- The UB hosts a workshop to help FameLab 2015 participants create a good monologue 12/01/2015
      The UB hosts a workshop to help FameLab 2015 participants create a good monologue

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      On 13 January, the University of Barcelona hosts a training session of FameLab España, an event organised by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) and the British Council, and supported by Obra Social “la Caixa”. The workshop takes place at the Aula Magna of the Faculty...

    • Plastic pollution is a threat for seabirds all over the world. On the photo, plastic fragments found in albatross in the Hawaiian Islands. Photo: Jacob González Solís- Plastic pollution: another threat for seabirds 29/12/2014
      Plastic pollution: another threat for seabirds

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      According to a study published on Marine Pollution Bulletin plastic ingestions affects around 94% of Cory’s shearwaters on the Catalan coast. Jacob González Solís, from the Department of Animal Biology and the Biodiversity Research Institute (IRBio) of the University of Barcelona (UB), heads the...

    • The project will provide water managers and citizens with tools to improve the diagnosis of the ecological status of temporary rivers.- European project LIFE Trivers: to know, protect and restore temporary rivers in Europe 22/12/2014
      European project LIFE Trivers: to know, protect and restore temporary rivers in Europe

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      To study temporary rivers’ hydrology and ecology, to create new tools to improve their management and to facilitate decision making considering the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) are the main objectives of the European project LIFE Trivers, an initiative fostered by a consortium led by Professor...

    • Seafloor litter is a threat to many marine organisms.- Plastic waste pollution reaches remote sea regions 19/12/2014
      Plastic waste pollution reaches remote sea regions

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      1024x768 A new study, published in Royal Society Open Science, reveals that around four billion microscopic plastic fibres could be littering each square kilometre of deep sea sediment around the world. Experts Anna Sànchez, Miquel Canals and Antoni Calafat, from the Department of Stratigraphy, Paleontology...

    • <i>Gaia</i> launch, one year ago. Photo: ESA- The Gaia mission: one year after the launch 18/12/2014
      The Gaia mission: one year after the launch

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      On 19 December, we celebrate the 1st anniversary of Gaia mission launch. The satellite of the European Space Agency (ESA) aims at creating the most complete 3D map of the Milky Way ever done. For five years, the satellite will chart positions, distances and movements of a billion stars and it will study...

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