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Statement by universities and research centres in Catalonia

At a meeting held in Barcelona on 21 September 2017, the highest representatives of universities and research centres in Catalonia (sixty institutions representing almost 90% of the system), alongside with representatives of trade unions and student associations, have evaluated the current situation in Catalonia in view of recent actions by the Spanish government.


“#MyEcoMob Datathon” quiere concienciar a los jóvenes entorno a la movilidad sostenible

Bajo el lema "Nuevos patrones sostenibles de movilidad urbana; ¡diseña el tuyo!", el reto se dirige a estudiantes de primero y segundo de bachillerato de centros del Área Metropolitana de Barcelona. La Datathon, con motivo de la exposición "Después del fin del mundo" del CCCB, tendrá lugar el 17 de febrero de 2018 en el campus de Poblenou.

Alternative splicing, an important mechanism for understanding cancer

Scientists discover several alterations in this cellular process with implications in cancer by analyzing samples from more than 4,000 patients. The study, published in the journal Cell Reports, is led by Pompeu Fabra University with the participation of the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in San Diego.

The use of a foreign language in the decision making process lowers the emotional component

If you could save the lives of five people by pushing another in front of a train to their death, would you? And would there be any difference if this choice was presented in a language you speak but is not your mother tongue?


Pompeu Fabra University is the Spanish institution to have received most European Starting Grants in 2017

Ruben Durante and Antonio Penta, lecturers with the Department of Economics and Business are to analyse the independence of the media in the Internet age and strategic uncertainty in economic environments, respectively, while Carla Lancelotti, associated to the Department of Humanities, will examine the management of rainfed crops in the past.

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