Fatty acids such as omega-3 slow cognitive decline related to aging and neurodegeneration
This is one of the main conclusions of the review article led by Núria Casals and Ruth Fadó, researchers in the Department of Basic Sciences at UIC Barcelona. The paper also shows that the consumption of certain obesogenic food components contributes to both metabolic and cognitive decline in health.
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The Emprèn Entrepreneur series closes with a practical master lesson on entrepreneurship
Led by Sergei Bastardas, co-founder and co-CEO of Colvin, this 5th session closed the 2nd Emprèn Entrepreneur Series, organised by the Department of Alumni & Careers and the Vice-rectorate for Research, Innovation and Knowledge Transfer. Bastardas explained his experience of success in an interview with lecturer of the Faculty of Communication Sciences and journalist Francesc Cano, head of research of the Catalan Audiovisual Media Corporation (La Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals), CCMA.
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The Bishop of Terrassa blesses the UIC Clinic chapel
Today, 30 November, Monsignor Salvador Cristau Coll, the Bishop of Terrassa blessed the chapel at the Clinic CUIDES UIC Barcelona, Spain’s first university clinic in palliative care, which was presented last February. Accompanied by the rector, Alfonso Méndiz; the president of the university board, Miguel Ángel Cazcarra; the manager of the UIC Barcelona clinics, Jose M. Garcia-Navas; the managing director of the Clinic, M. José Casas, and members of the Governing Board, the bishop blessed the space intended for all people who need a place to gather in privacy.
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The 14th edition of the Cross-Disciplinary Workshop on Sustainability analyses direct actions regarding climate action
The new edition of the Cross-Disciplinary Workshop on Sustainability, organised by the Office for Cooperation and Sustainable Development, took place on 25 November. “Climate action, health and social commitment” was the theme and nearly 200 students, divided into 46 groups, presented their research projects containing different proposals to improve the care of our planet.
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The University participated in the 5th edition of the Alta Mar Business and Entrepreneurship Conference “Evolution” in Calonge and Sant Antoni
Based on the theme “Evolution” the conference took place on 23 and 24 November in the Palau Firal in Calonge and Sant Antoni, Girona. This year the spotlight was on the experience of model startup companies and how evolution is key to their growth and development.
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The Joaquim Molins Figueras Foundation strengthens its commitment to the UIC Barcelona Childcare & Family Policies Chair
Thanks to the new commitments made, the Chair will be able to carry out research projects on family-school relations. Specifically, a master's degree programme will be launched for teacher training, which will offer tools for supporting families from school, as well as for the conflict resolution in the educational setting. The Foundation will help to make the impact of this training broad by providing grants to take it.
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Posthumous tribute on first anniversary of the death of Dr Cervós, first rector of UIC Barcelona
Today marks the first year of the death of Dr Jordi Cervós i Navarro, first rector of the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona), who died on 14 November 2021, at the age of 91. The Catalan doctor, internationally renowned, excelled for his extensive research career in the field of neuropathology. He held seven honorary doctorates, was a member of the Royal Academy of Doctors and received numerous distinctions and recognitions, among which the Creu de Sant Jordi
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Professor Federico Hernández-Alfaro and Lecturer Alberto Monje are listed again among the most influential researchers of the Ranking of the World Scientists: World´s Top 2% Scientists
The Stanford University ranking reports the top 2% most cited researchers in the world according to their scientific career during 2021
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“Biomaterials play an important therapeutic role in tissue regeneration”
Roman Pérez, Director of the Bioengineering Institute of Technology and the UIC Barcelona Degree in Bioengineering, demonstrated this in his speech as guest speaker at the 4th International Conference on Materials: Advanced and Emerging Materials
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The Sant Cugat Campus hosts the 1st edition of the UIC PhD Day: Health Sciences
The main objective of the conference organised by the Doctoral Academic Committee (CAD) for Health Sciences was to promote the transmission and dissemination of the health research carried out at UIC Barcelona
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