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    Position 164 worldwide and 72 in Europe
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    Times Higher Education ranking (2013)
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    90% of graduates would choose again UPF to take their studies
    AQU Catalunya, 2014
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    83% of UPF graduates work
    High level of employment
    AQU Catalunya, 2014
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    31% of UPF graduates have studied abroad
    2012-2013 academic year
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News

28.07.2014
200 genes identified that have evolved faster in humans than in other primates
A study, conducted by researchers of the Research Programme on Biomedical Informatics from IMIM and UPF, has used new human genetic data to learn more about mutations that might have conferred a selective advantage to humans in the last five million years of evolution enabling the researchers to gain new insight into human evolution.
23.07.2014
Scientists have completed the genome sequence of the marmoset, the first sequence of a New World monkey
A group at the Institute of Evolutionary Biology led by Tomas Marques-Bonet (CSIC-UPF), ICREA researcher at the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at UPF, has participated in the investigation. The study analysed the genetic characteristics of the farthest branch from humans in the evolutionary tree of primates.
18.07.2014
Jordi Gal and Roderic Guig, 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
14.07.2014
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.
11.07.2014
INTERVIEW with Joaquim Gea: "Our students will be highly competitive, and I am sure we will reap the fruits of everyone's efforts"
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. He was recently chosen by the Spanish Society of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR) to be one of two national representatives to the European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP).
07.07.2014
Proteins may decide what we remember or what we delete from the memory
According to a study published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, as a result of the doctoral research of frica Flores, which has been directed by Fernando Berrendero and Rafael Maldonado Berrendero members of the Neuropharmacology Laboratory from the UPF Department of Experimental and Health Sciences.