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Permafrost

Climate change in Arctic latitudes

Groundwater circulation
Permafrost melting also increases greenhouse gas emissions in Arctic lakes
Academic year 2022-2023

A three-pointer in life

150 opening lecture at the Historical Building
Laia Palau defends sports values as essential for building a healthy society in a ceremony marked by the anniversary of the Historical Building
EH 150

The Historical Building turns 150

The UB headquarters was the first building in the Eixample
Several experts approach the building from the perspective of architecture, history, literature and the university

The Univer
sity

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Our university integrates tradition and innovation
+72 k
UB students
1st
Spanish university in the ARWU ranking 2020
1st
most innovative university in Spain, according to Reuters
7,112
scientific publications

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Bachelor's, master's, and postgraduate's degrees, and doctorate programmes as also as lifelong learning courses.

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Sixteen faculties and ten affiliated centers with a wide range of studies and research in all scientific areas.
Antoni Mirambell
Institutional

Tribute to Mirambell and his research on Catalan law

On the 14th, the professor of Civil Law will be remembered in a ceremony at the Faculty of Law.

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Karim Lekadir
Research

“Big data” for improving cardiology care

The UB leads a €7.7 million project to create a clinical data platform between several hospitals.

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Virmedex
Research

Gamified training in the medical field

Launch of Virmedex, a UB and UPC spin-off.

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The UB publishes the Sustainability Report
Institutional

The UB publishes the Sustainability Report

It includes the University's contributions to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Leukaemia
Research

Leukaemia: progression and diagnosis

New perspectives on disease progression and early diagnosis.

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Tunisia
Institutional

The democratic transition in Tunisia, Algeria and Libya, under discussion

A seminar organised by the UB Solidarity Foundation and NOVACT analyses the human rights situation in these North African countries.

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herbarium
Research

New algological collection of international interest

The CeDocBiV expands its algological collection with the herbarium of Professor Juan Antonio Seoane.

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Primatology
Research

Challenges and new frontiers of primatology

More than a hundred experts will participate in the VIII edition of the Iberian Primatological Conference at the UB.

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The melting of these glaciers caused an intense and prolongued change in ocean circulation, leading to a warmer interglacial period with less ice than the present one. Image: Pere Busquets
Research

Sea glaciers and climate change

Sea-based glaciers were crucial in accelerating global warming.

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The UB celebrates the European Researchers’ Night
Research

The UB celebrates the European Researchers’ Night

On the 30 September, the Science Cafés will take place, with topics such as climate change or the lifestyle of the inhabitants of Barcelona.

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From left to right, lecturer Laura Herrero and Isabel Varela, president of the Spanish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SEBBM).
Research

Diabetes and gene therapy

Lecturer Laura Herrero, awarded by the Spanish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

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The UB on video

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