Illustration of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range
Mon, 10/14/2019 - 09:39

The UGR launches MOOC on the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range

The University of Granada recently launched the 2nd edition of its MOOC on the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, which has been developed by 25 academics, researchers, professional practitioners, and mountain experts from the University of Granada, the University of Almería and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).

A pregnant woman
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:10

Study finds that resilience protects women against the negative effects of stress in pregnancy

Researchers from the University of Granada have, for the first time, analysed the protective role of resilience in pregnancy, by studying the levels of cortisol present in the expectant mother’s hair, along with her psychological state. This novel approach enables objective analysis of the amount of cortisol—the stress hormone—secreted by the woman in recent months.