As a result of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in our Autonomous Community, the Andalusian universities, in line with the directives of the Autonomous Government of Andalusia, hereby communicate the suspension of all on-site teaching activities (both theoretical and practical) with effect from Monday, 16 March, until 30 March. On that date, the situation will be reviewed.
Scientists from the University of Granada and São Paulo State University (Brazil) are studying the role of caffeine and trigonellin compounds, as well as that of chlorogenic acid, on cancerous stem cells.
This morning the UGR’s Monitoring and Steering Committee for the epidemiological situation caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) met to analyse the information available to date.
A study conducted by a multidisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Granada and the Virgen de las Nieves Hospital in Granada has analysed the psychological distress (stress, anxiety, depression) experienced by mothers and fathers of babies considered small for their gestational age (SGA).
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.
A researcher from the University of Granada has participated in an international study that successfully identified—from a virtual library of over 300,000 materials classified as metal–organic frameworks—an optimal material for capturing CO2. The work was recently published in the prestigious journal Nature.
Study finds gluten-free diets and diets free of milk-protein have no effect on behaviour of children
A study by researchers from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Granada (UGR) has analysed the effects of a gluten-free diet and a casein-free diet (that is, one with no milk protein) on the behaviour of children diagnosed with autism-spectrum disorders.
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.
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.
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.