The fourth session of the international lecture series ‘Narratives of Europe, Narratives for Europe’ will be screened live today Tuesday 23 April at the UGR’s Faculty of Law. This interactive lecture series brings together renowned experts and scholars from the Coimbra Group member universities, and aims to explore the master narratives accompanying each EU country’s stance within the European Union and their visions on European integration.
The University of Granada recently launched its massive open online course (MOOC) entitled ‘The Alhambra: History, Art and Heritage.’ This online course can be taken free of charge and is available in Spanish, English and Arabic.
UGR scientists have examined the ethnobotanical uses of stramonium – an essential plant in Pre-Columbian medicine which is now growing in popularity in recreational drugs.
An international study published recently in the prestigious journal Science traces the genetic map of the Iberian Peninsula, covering the last 8,000 years. The results show that, around 4,000 years ago, the arrival of groups descended from people originating from Central Asia effectively prompted the replacement of almost 100% of the male population.
An international team of researchers, led by the University of Granada (UGR) in Spain, has successfully isolated a bioactive compound present in cocoa bean extract that has proven effective in combatting skeletal diseases such as achondroplasia.
The 2nd International Researcher Development Week (IRDW) will take place from 25 to 29 March at the University of Granada. The main objective of the event, which is funded through the Erasmus+ Programme, is to foster the internationalization of research and knowledge-transfer processes. It offers visiting researchers a shared space in which to network with UGR research groups, thereby paving the way for new forms of joint collaboration.
Researchers from the University of Granada are currently participating in a 3-year EU project titled ‘eTOMATO’, which aims to develop and promote the technical capabilities needed to boost sustainability in multifunctional agriculture in the 21st century.
Researchers from the University of Granada have identified that children whose parents discuss financial issues with them show a propensity to think about financial matters, leading to increased financial awareness.
The conference “Europa, ¿para qué?” (‘Europe: what for?’), which has been jointly organised by the Vice-Rectorate for Student Services and Employability, European Parliament and European Commission, will be held today Tuesday 12 March at the UGR’s School of Civil Engineering. The event has been conceived within the framework of the thistimeimvoting.eu campaign.
The University of Granada will run a broad range of activities throughout March to raise awareness about the importance and meaning of International Women’s Day, including talks, debates, training courses, a theatre production, a film series, concerts, four conferences, four round tables and a photography exhibition