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Mon, 03/09/2020 - 09:59
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Malta hosts III Intensive Programme of the 3Economy+ project

The 3Economy+ project, which was selected by the European Union as an Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership Project for Higher Education in 2017, recently brought together students and academics from the University of Granada (Melilla Campus), the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre and the University of Malta in its third and final intensive programme, which took place from 15 to 22 February in Malta.

Image of the scallop showing the remains of the pigment (credit: Consorcio Ciudad Monumental de M...
Thu, 02/13/2020 - 09:03
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Archaeologists analyse the composition of a Roman-era makeup container, dating from 1st century AD

A joint study carried out by researchers from the Consorcio de Mérida, the University of Granada (UGR), and the Institute of Cultural Heritage of Spain has analysed a makeup container from the 1st Century AD that still contained traces of the original product. The results of the study have been published in the latest issue of Saguntum.

A drawing of Patrick George Zaki
Wed, 02/12/2020 - 12:41
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Statement by the GEMMA Consortium on Patrick George Zaki’s situation

The Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree in Women's and Gender Studies (GEMMA) is coordinated by the University of Granada, funded by the EU's Erasmus Mundus programme, and involves the participation of the University of Bologna, the Central European University, the University of Łódź, the University of Oviedo, Utrecht University, and the University of York. As members of this consortium we express deep concern for the safety of one of our students, Patrick George Zaki, who was arrested on 7 February 2020 upon his arrival to Egypt, where he was visiting family.

The Antarctic
Mon, 02/10/2020 - 10:48
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Clays in Antarctica from millions of years ago reveal past climate change

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.