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22.01.2015
The BWR Game in 3D on iPhone6 and iPad3

The Barcelona World Race (http://www.barcelonaworldrace.org/en/), a regatta in which two-crew racing boats sail around the world non-stop, has been going since 31st December 2014. After several days in the lead, the Hugo Boss boat has been forced to retire after breaking its mainmast.

19.01.2015
A new WiFi standard for sensor networks as technological pillar of smart cities
Developed by members of the research group NeTS (DTIC) and published in the  IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine.
09.01.2015
A research-intensive university
UPF's results in the European Commission's 7th Framework Programme validate the institution's strategy of promoting research. With 1% of the Spanish university system's teaching staff, UPF obtained 10% of all the funding with which the European Commission (EC) provided Spain's universities through this program. 
09.01.2015
Interview with Emilia Gómez: "PHENICX is a new way of experiencing a classical music concert"
Member of the Music Technology Research Group (MTG) and the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (DTIC) at Pompeu Fabra University, Emilia Gómez is the lead researcher of PHENICX, a project formed by seven european partners and funded by the European Commission within the 7th. Framework Programme. 
10.12.2014
Next Thesis Defense: ADRIANUS JOHANNES GEERS
Adrianus Johannes Geers  will defense his doctoral thesis titled "Hemodynamic Modeling of Cerebral Aneurysms" on January , 12th, at 10:30 hours, at room 55.309 of Tanger building. 22
09.12.2014
Next Thesis Defense: Encarni Marcos
Encarni Marcos  will defense her doctoral thesis titled "Embodied Decision Making and its Neural Substrate" on December , 12th, at 11:00 hours, at room 55.309 of Tanger building. 22
24.11.2014
Sleep is a synchronized state of unconsciousness. What happens in the brain when we fall asleep?
According to a study published in the journal  Cerebral Cortex led by Gustavo Deco, ICREA lecturer at the DTIC and director of the Center of Brain and Cognition, a gradual decrease in the excitation of neuromodulation appears to take place. North American and Swiss scientists participated in the study.
17.11.2014
6th International Workshop on Reliable Networks Design and Modeling
November, 17-19, the RNDM 2014, 6th International Workshop on Reliable Networks Design and Modeling is taking place at room 52.217 in Roc Boronat building. 
http://www.rndm.pl/2014/
14.11.2014
Next Thesis Defense: NINA VALKANOVA
NINA VALKANOVA will defense his doctoral thesis titled " Analysis  Public Visualization Displays of Citizen Data: Design, Impact and Implications",  on December  17th, at 10.30 hours, at room 55.309 of Tanger building.
14.11.2014
Eodyne Systems: a SPECS research spin-off company
A new UPF spin-off that was constituted in the Mercè building on 3 November and has been advised by the Innovation Unit-UPF Business Shuttle. Eodyne Systems SL will market an innovative virtual reality tool for brain rehabilitation and health, called the Rehabilitation Gaming System (RGS).
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