Members of the TASMANDRAKE research group of the Andalusian Earth Sciences Institute (IACT), which pertains to the University of Granada and CSIC, have published a research paper in the prestigious international journal Scientific Reports (part of the Nature group) describing their analysis of clays from Antarctica dating back 35.5 million years, to reconstruct past climate changes.
The University of Granada recently launched the 5th edition of 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, French and Arabic.
Researchers from the Universities of Granada and Almeria have created a system based on Artificial Intelligence for detecting and counting whales at sea. The application is more accurate and economical than other models used to date, and it is free of charge to all those involved in the protection of cetaceans and other at-risk species such as seals, sea lions, and penguins.
The sign-up period for the “Entrepreneurial Route for Researchers in Training” is now open. Organised by the Directorate for Entrepreneurship (UGREmprendedora), this programme offers free workshops that will run on the 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 and 17 March 2020.
Scientists from the University of Granada have discovered that detecting the expression of the TCL6 gene can help diagnose a subtype of paediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).
A recent study, in which Darío Acuña, Professor of Physiology of the University of Granada participated, found that changing the clocks for the purpose of daylight saving alters the circadian system, which regulates and controls the functions of the human body.
Researchers at the University of Granada (UGR), from the Department of Signal Theory, Telematics and Communications, have designed a new technique based on neural networks that prevents identity theft in the automatic voice recognition systems of electronic devices, such as smartphones or tablets.
Researchers at the UGR have found that parents of children and adolescents perceive the main problems to be the nature of the urban built environment, distance, and traffic.
The sign-up period for the 57 cultural and artistic courses offered by the “Casa de Porras” University Cultural Centre this term is now open (until 17 January), with courses commencing on the 20 January and running until March 2020.
The extraordinary application period for UGR doctoral programmes will run from 8 to 28 January 2020. The University of Granada currently offers 28 cutting-edge programmes through its Doctoral Schools in Humanities, Social Sciences and Law (EDHCSJ); Science, Technology and Engineering (EDCTI); and Health Sciences (EDCS).