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Workers against COVID-19

COVID-19: Work and inequality

The pandemic caused more unemployment in certain collectives
COVID-19 consequences in vulnerable groups analysed from an economic and sociologic perspective
César Coll.

Personalized learning

Interview with the emeritus professor César Coll
“If the school has to generate competences for life in the 21st century, we need to change the model”
The Historical Building became a huge filming set to host the filming of the second season of <i>Merlí. Sapere aude</i>.

The UB, an enormous filming set

Camera...and action! Merlí. Sapere aude is back
The Historical Building is once again the filming set for the second season of the television series.

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Institutional

Statement on May 13 strike

Regarding the announcement of the strike to take place on Thursday, May 13, we ask the teaching staff to postpone all the assessable academic activities.

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INJUVE and EUROM coordinate the first edition of Route of the Exile, to take place from July 15 to 30, and it is aimed at young people aged between 16 and 17.
Culture

Bringing youngsters closer to the republican exile

The Institute of Youth and EUROM coordinate the first edition of the project Route to the Exile.

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This endemism of the terrestrial malacological fauna in Catalonia was described more than a hundred years ago in the Montserrat mountain.
Research

‘Xerocrassa montserratensis’ snail

A study reveals the genetic structure of this endemic species, found in 1870 in Montserrat.

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Towards professionalization of quantum science and technology
Academic

Towards the professionalization of quantum

The academic year 2021/2022 launches a master's degree on quantum science and technology coordinated by the UB.

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The study reveals for the first time the recent evolution of snow at high levels in the Catalan Pyrenees.
Research

Is there a snow decline in the Catalan Pyrenees?

The UB takes part in a study that reveals the recent evolution of snow in the western Pyrenees.

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The new contract, signed by the University of Barcelona and the Department of Territory and Sustainability will promote the program of scientific monitoring of marine biodiversity in the protected marine areas from 2021 to 2024.
Research

Protected marine areas in Catalonia

The UB and the Department of Territory and Sustainability expand the scientific monitoring of marine biodiversity.

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Virtual reconstruction of Mtoto’s position in the burial pit. Image: Jorge González/Elena Santos.
Research

Human burial from 78,000 years ago in Africa

UB researcher Àfrica Pitarch takes part in the study, published in 'Nature'.

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M. Teresa Lluch Canut, professor at the Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Perinatal Nursing in the Nursing School.
Academic

M Teresa Lluch, first professor of psychosocial care

Lluch becomes the first university professor in Spain in the field of psychosocial care.

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Innovation Day was held virtually through an online escape room designed by the StartUB! program
Institutional

i-Day prize for a sustainable mobility

A system for promoting public transport among UB students is the winner of the Innovation Day.

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The UB on video