MAY

15

Maribel Trillas «Researchers who only care about publications are missing out on half the story»

Maribel Trillas, co-founder of Biocontrol Technologies, was one of the twelve finalists for the European Women's Innovation Awards 2017. This spin-off of the University of Barcelona is dedicated to the development of natural microorganisms for use ...

MAY

11

Mel Slater receives an Advance Grant from the European Research Council

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Mel Slater, ICREA researcher from the Faculty of Psychology of the UB, member of the Institute of Neurosciences and director of Event Lab, one of the 231 grants given in 2017 within the call for Advanced ...

APR

24

Awards of the Social Council of the UB and the Bosch i Gimpera Foundation: Ten Years Fostering Knowledge Transfer

The awards of the Social Council of the University of Barcelona and the Bosch i Gimpera Foundation for the transfer of knowledge and the creation of innovative companies celebrate their tenth edition. These awards aim to promote the return to society o...

APR

24

Saving time and money in the analysis and control of drinking water

For over a century, the availability of quality water has been a worldwide priority concern especially focused on avoiding the transmission of diseases linked to water quality. Currently, there are 270 diseases associated with water consumption, which ...

APR

18

Knowledge Transfer: The financial cushion of research groups

Since 2008, the research group on immunoreceptors of the University of Barcelona, led by Dr. Pablo Engel, licences monoclonal antibodies resulting from their research to different international companies. According to Dr. Engel, this practice presents ...

APR

17

Xavier Hernández «We try to get people to see, touch, and experience the past»

Professor Xavier Hernández heads the research group Didactics of Heritage, Comprehensive Museography, and New Technologies (DIDPATRI) of the University of Barcelona, a group of historians who work to recreate historical events with the aim of br...