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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.

On 28 September 2018, European Researcher’s Night—an event coordinated by the European Commission—will bring together over 2000 researchers from 8 Andalusian cities to undertake over 400 fascinating activities throughout the region

The 13th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences will take place at the University of Granada from 25 to 27 July 2018. Launched in 2006, the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Research Network is brought together by a common interest in disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, within and across the various social sciences.

The University of Granada will take part in the EU Horizon 2020 project ‘PROPHETS: Preventing Radicalisation Online through the Proliferation of Harmonised Toolkits’, which aims to tackle the causes of online radicalisation, cybercrime and cyberterrorism. The project has a total budget of €2.99 million and will be carried out between 2018 and 2021.

The University of Granada is offering ten Athenea3i research grants with a view to attracting highly talented postdoctoral researchers to our institution.