A study carried out by scientists from the University of Granada (UGR) and published in the journal PLOS ONE has successfully produced a representation of the Sciences according to Wikipedia, thereby showing how this social platform has constructed the knowledge-base via its open and collaborative dissemination model.
The UGR Library currently provides our university community with an excellent e-lending service, which can be accessed via a VPN connection. Over 172 databases, 59,000 electronic journals and 900,000 e-books are available through this loan service, which could be very useful during the coming days of confinement.
A new study within the ‘ProyectORCE’ research project—headed by Juan Manuel Jiménez Arenas of the Department of Prehistory and Archaeology at the University of Granada (UGR)—has revealed the complexity of the behaviour and the highly-innovative character of the human groups—hominins, the oldest on the European continent—that once inhabited Orce (Granada).
Researchers from the University of Granada have analysed the brain’s response to domestic and foreign products, using functional magnetic resonance imaging.
The use of Point-of-Care (POC) devices is increasingly widespread for the quick and simple analysis of clinical samples. As the analysis can be performed in situ, there is no need to transport the sample to the laboratory. In addition, thanks to the characteristics of such devices, the analysis can be performed by whoever needs to monitor the clinical parameter in question—be they specialist personnel or the users themselves.
Following the national State of Alert declared by the Spanish Government (Royal Decree 463/2020 of 14 March), and in implementing the measures set out in the Ruling issued by the Andalusian Ministry for Health and Family Affairs of 13 March—governing preventive public health measures across the Autonomous Community of Andalusia in response to the spread of coronavirus COVID-19—the Rectors of the Public Universities of Andalusia have today, 15 March 2020, held an emergency meeting. A series of general, temporary directives were agreed to ensure, as a matter of priority, the safety of university employees, while continuing to provide essential administrative services for the duration of the exceptional circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
As a result of the suspension of all on-site activities at the University of Granada (both teaching and administrative), the Rector’s Office for the Digital University, in liaison with the Monitoring and Coordinating Committee responsible for tracking the current epidemiological situation triggered by COVID-19, has adopted a series of measures to ensure continued operation of services at the University, for the duration of this exceptional period.
Following the establishment of a national state of alarm by the Spanish government to tackle the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, we would like to send you a message of calm, solidarity and encouragement as we face this difficult situation together.
As a result of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in our Autonomous Community, the Andalusian universities, in line with the directives of the Autonomous Government of Andalusia, hereby communicate the suspension of all on-site teaching activities (both theoretical and practical) with effect from Monday, 16 March, until 30 March. On that date, the situation will be reviewed.
Scientists from the University of Granada and São Paulo State University (Brazil) are studying the role of caffeine and trigonellin compounds, as well as that of chlorogenic acid, on cancerous stem cells.