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Researchers from the University of Granada have carried out a study to evaluate the influence of a computer-based attention-training intervention on the intelligence scores and brain functioning of a group of preschool-age children.

Today, Wednesday 5 December, the Rector of the University of Granada, Pilar Aranda, will officially open the new multidisciplinary exhibition entitled the ‘Origins of the Altiplano of Granada’ (Granada High Plains).

Researchers from the University of Granada’s Mind, Brain and Behaviour Research Centre (CIMCYC) and the Faculty of Economics and Business have proven that adolescents who suffer from obesity derive less enjoyment from food than those who are of normal weight.

A pioneering study led by the University of Granada (UGR) has revealed that Málaga is the province with the highest rate of attempted suicide in Andalusia, followed by Granada and Cádiz, respectively.

The University of Granada will coordinate a pioneering new H2020 project called CogniTastED, which aims to shed light on how what we think about certain types of food can diminish or enhance their flavour. It will explore how this phenomenon can lead to extreme loss of appetite and weight, as well as to compulsive eating habits, among those suffering from eating disorders.

Researchers from the University of Granada and RMIT University in Melbourne have developed personalised and low-cost wearable ultraviolet (UV) sensors that warn users when their exposure to the sun has become dangerous.

European Researchers’ Night 2018 got under way this morning, Friday 28 September, under the slogan “Women and men who conduct research for you (“Mujeres y hombres que hacen ciencia para ti”). The event will involve over 500 researchers from Granada—300 of whom are from the UGR—who will conduct fascinating experiments on the streets of the city.  

The University of Granada will coordinate the European H2020 project “Smart Technologies for personAlised Nutrition and Consumer Engagement” (Stance4Health), a landmark initiative that was recently approved for €6.5 million in funding by the European Commission.

Granada will play host to the international Open Symposium of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in May 2019, bringing together over 500 of the most talented physicists on the globe to establish CERN's future research lines.

The 2018 ARWU places the University of Granada in 278th position in the world and as the third-highest ranked University in Spain, with 5 UGR subjects among the top 100, reaffirming its position as an institution at the forefront of national and international research.