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15.07.2014
Collaboration-scholarship for academic year 2014-2015

The Ministry has issued the call for collaboration-scholarship with the departments for the academic year 2014-2015.

September 15 is the deadline to apply for one of 11 scholarships of collaboration assigned to the UPF. During this period, students interested in participating may submit a collaborative project in order to be rated and endorsed by the department in accordance with the criteria set out in the announcement.

These scholarships are aimed at grade students in their last year of studies and masters students.

14.07.2014
INTERVIEW with Joaquim Gea: "Our students will be highly competitive and I am sure we will reap the fruits of everyone's efforts"
Joaquim Gea is a professor of physiology in the UPF Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (CEXS) and the current dean of the university's Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, a school that this year will see its first graduating class in medicine (UPF-UAB). It is also one of the three institutions now housed in the recently renovated Dr Aiguader building on the university's Mar Campus. On 10 June, the building hosted the ceremony marking the completion of the remodelling work.
11.07.2014
Study identifies two endogenous peptides involved in cocaine relapse
The results of the study, which has identified the role of these peptides for the first time, have just been published in the online advanced edition of the journal Neuropsychopharmacology. The study was coordinated by Rafael Maldonado, director of the CEXS Neuropharmacology Laboratory, and was part of the doctoral work of two members of his team.
10.07.2014
Roderic Guigó, among the world's most highly cited scientists
According to the Highly Cited Researchers list put out by Thomson Reuters, compiled based on output published in Web of Science-indexed journals and the number of publications officially designated as Highly Cited Papers by Essential Science Indicators.
01.07.2014
Proteins may decide what we remember or what we delete from the memory
Some episodes of anxiety are related to the inability to erase previously acquired traumatic experiences from the memory. Scientists have found a biological explanation for the fact that each person differently stores their own life experiences thanks to the participation of specific proteins.
26.06.2014
The colon has a safety mechanism that restricts tumour formation
According to a study coordinated by the Institute of Biomedical Research involving Francisco X. Real, Professor of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, UPF and Head of the CNIO Epithelial Carcinogenesis Group, with members of his team. Was published in the June 22 in advanced edition of the journal Nature Cell Biology and will be and will be the cover of the July issue.
25.06.2014
The Institute of Evolutionary Biology has participated in the Catalonia - La Pedrera Foundation's 'Teachers and Science' Programme
Within the 6 th edition of the Catalonia - La Pedrera Foundation's continuing education programme "Teachers and Science", on 21 and 28 May, 2014 from 5 to 8 pm, the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE) conducted a training course for high school teachers.
20.06.2014
The consumption of sleeping pills and sedatives is associated with work stress

This study by the research centre on occupational health, coordinated by Fernando G. Benavides, which involved researchers from the IMIM-Hospital del Mar, University of Texas (USA) and CIBERESP network, was published in the Gaceta Sanitaria.

13.06.2014
Six UPF researchers receive the ICREA Acadèmia recognition
In the sixth call of the programme, a UPF professor from the department of Experimental and Health Sciences (CEXS), Francesc Posas, has received an ICREA award from the Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies.
10.06.2014
PIPredictor: a mathematical model that predicts how successful researchers will be
In the popular TV series Game of Thrones, a young Cersei Lannister visits a fortune teller to find out if she will become queen. Sometimes PhD students who dream of achieving the highest academic position would also like to turn to fortune tellers to find out what their future holds. Whether a person will become a principal investigator, and what is needed to become one are questions that all young scientists will face at some point in their career.

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