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 study, in which the University of Granada (UGR) participated, has shown that pregnant and breastfeeding women have many concerns regarding food risks and chemical contaminants present in foodstuffs.
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.
Organised by the UGR’s Vice-Rectorates for Equality, Inclusion and Sustainability and for Institutional Policy and Planning, this seminar aims to generate new proposals that will help strengthen our University’s strategy in the implementation of the SDGs.
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.