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A session being delivered as part of the IRDW in 2018
Tue, 01/29/2019 - 12:35
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29/01/2019

II International Researcher Development Week (25-29 March)

The International Researcher Development Week (IRDW) is a one-week event for researchers and academics as well as policy officers in charge of research and knowledge transfer at the partner universities of the University of Granada. The event is financed by the European Union's Erasmus+ International Dimension Programme and will take place from 25 to 29 March 2019.

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Fri, 01/18/2019 - 10:15
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18/01/2019

Receipts with easily erasable ink contain cancer- and infertility inducing substances, study finds

Ninety per cent of tickets and receipts — those whose ink fades after some time because they are made of ‘thermal paper’ — contain bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is a well‑known endocrine disruptor that alters hormonal balance in people exposed to it and leads to hormonal diseases such as genitourinary malformations, infertility, obesity and cancer in hormone‑dependent organs (such as breast cancer).

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Wed, 12/19/2018 - 15:41
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19/12/2018

8 UGR researchers among most highly cited in the world

The University of Granada’s research potential once again stands out in the 2018 list of Highly Cited Researchers compiled by the North American company Clarivate Analytics, with 8 highly cited researchers featuring in this prestigious ranking system.