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Tue, 03/31/2020 - 09:16

Communiqué for incoming international mobility students currently at the UGR

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 you know, the situation is evolving very rapidly as exceptional measures are put in place around the world, including of course Spain, to combat the spread of the virus.

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Mon, 03/23/2020 - 11:42

New electronic resources made available via the UGR Library website

New electronic resources offered by a wide range of providers and publishers have been made available via the UGR Library website. Access to the resources is unrestricted, although they will be available for a limited period only. This measure aims to enhance the resources available to our library users in these difficult times owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. A VPN connection is needed to access these resources.

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 12:11

A new study reveals that Orce (Granada) was the ‘Silicon Valley’ of Prehistoric Spain

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).

Devices for measuring potassium in water, creatinine in urine, and glucose in blood
Mon, 03/16/2020 - 14:08

Scientists design devices to calculate the concentration of potassium in water

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.