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ICTA-ICOS

ICTA-UAB joins the European greenhouse gas measurement network

The ICTA-UAB is one of the institutions that will join the Spanish network of the Integrated Carbon Observation System, ICOS. The research infrastructure, which is funded by European countries, measures greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide across the European continent and the adjacent oceans.

GraphCat

The UAB takes part in the GraphCAT Community, dedicated to graphene research 

With funding from the Government of Catalonia and the European Union, under the framework of the call "Comunitats Emergents RIS3CAT", a new project was recently launched under the name of GraphCAT, an initiative to create an ecosystem of research centres related with the study of graphene. The UAB will be involved in two of the project's initiatives: Graph-SIM and NeuroGraph.

Magnetisme Jordi Sort

Scientists develop a magnetic switch with lower energy consumption

Joint research conducted by the UAB has shown the ability to switch magnetizacion « on » and « off » using voltage in a new class of easy-to-fabricate materials containing nitrogen. These results, published in Nature Communications, may be used to reduce energy consumption in electronic technologies.

Spring challenges

New ECIU University challenges

The ECIU University aims to have a real impact on society through the resolution of challenge-based problems. Of the 29 new challenges programmed for this second semester, the UAB will be offering two.  

Highly Cited

Three UAB researchers amongst the most cited worldwide

Esteve Corbera and Margarita Triguero, from the ICTA, and Jordi Martínez Vilalta, from the Department of Animal Biology, Plant Biology and Ecology, are amongst the researchers with the most number of articles cited in the world.

Interview

AntonioArguesoINE

"The new census will improve the quality of information on the most vulnerable population" 

Spain's new population census in 2021 will no longer be based on surveys, but rather on the administration's register and will be conducted with a novel methodology using Big Data. This is what Antonio Argüeso, Vice Director in Statistics at the Spanish National Statistics Institute (INE), explained to us in his participation in a seminar organised by the CED-UAB.