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The UB outstands in 40 disciplines

New edition of QS Rankings by Subject
The UB is listed at the top in Anatomy and Physiology, Library and Information Management, and Philosophy
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Entrepreneurship in the classroom

StartUB! drives students’ projects
UB students launch entrepreneur projects with the support of the university
Languages at the UB.

A multilingual university

More than forty languages to take up
The university community has a large offer of language courses at the UB, now online too

The Univer
sity

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Our university integrates tradition and innovation
+63 k
UB students
1st
Spanish university in the ARWU ranking 2020
1st
most innovative university in Spain, according to Reuters
+5,700
scientific publications in 2018

Our studies and faculties

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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.
Further research is necessary to evaluate the effects of EGCG-containing supplements, the appropriate dose and their therapeutic potential in general.
Research

New study on green tea and Down syndrome

A new research adds evidence on potential benefits of green tea extract on Trisomy 21.

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Culture

New exhibition "Mars. The red mirror"

ICCUB researchers take part in CCCB exhibition that shows CRAI pieces.

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Car exhaust air pollution in cities. Novosibirsk, winter 2021. Photo: S. Duhovnikov
Research

Advances to transform air toxic molecules

A study presents materials to design catalysts efficient at low temperatures

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Alfonso Hernández.
Research

Sustainable innovation in businesses

Alfonso Hernández receives José Manuel Blecua Prize for a research on this topic.

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From left to right: Mercè Masana, Ana Gámez-Valero, Eulàlia Martí, Anna Guisado-Corcoll, Esther Pérez-Navarro and Maria Solaguren-Beascoa.
Research

Target to fight Huntington's

Small ribonucleic acids (sRNAs) contribute to the development of this pathology.

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Anna Andreu presented her latest album in Els Vespres d’Hivern.
Culture

Anna Andreu and the power of allurement

The concert surprised those that did not know about the album and made the fans fall in love with it.

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Since its creation, the ICREA Academia program has awarded aids to a total of 274 members of the teaching staff of Catalan universities.
Research

ICREA Academia 2020 awards five UB members

The 2020 edition selected thirty members of the Catalan public universities’ teaching staff.

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New avantgarde technology projects
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New avantgarde technology projects

Projects with radical vision, breakthrough technological target and ambitious interdisciplinary research.

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The research team identified a genomic segment in the chromosome 11 which increases the risk of having ADHD combined with DBD.
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ADHD, DBD and aggressiveness: risky genetic factors

Shared genetic architecture between ADHD and disruptive behaviour disorders.

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UB scientists Anna Ferré Mateu and Katharina Heil.
Research

Leadership project for female scientists

Anna Ferré Mateu and Kathatina Heil, chosen in the international project Homeward Bound.

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The new study describes how the activation of the nuclear receptor LXR limits the activity of tumor-associated macrophages to protect the tumor.
Research

Antitumoral effects of LXR activation

LXR activation limits tumor-associated macrophages’ ability to protect the tumor.

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