1. The UPC's contingency plan for the 2021-2022 academic year

    The UPC’s contingency plan, into force since last 1 September, includes the COVID organisational and protection measures that will be implemented from the start of the 2021-2022 academic year. It is based on the PROCICAT Sectoral Plan for...
  2. Three CREB UPC projects receive awards in the 2021 CaixaResearch Validate call

    A 3D game-based platform for virtual training in surgical techniques, new software that aids the mechanical ventilation of patients and a certification for artificial intelligence systems in health are the three proposals of the CREB UPC that have...
  3. App based on intangible cultural heritage to prevent memory loss in the elderly

    The UPC’s Soft Computing research group is leading the LONG-REMI project for designing an app for reminiscence therapy. The project is being developed jointly by researchers from the UPC, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Instituto...
  4. Climate emergency in the spotlight of the 11th Barcelona International Biennial of Landscape held by the UPC’s ETSAB

    From 27 September to 2 October a new edition of the Barcelona International Biennial of Landscape will take place. It will host the symposium ‘Canvi Climàtic, Altre Cop: Ciutat i Natura’ (Climate Change, Again: City and Nature), which will reflect...
  5. Reusable face masks to be distributed to the UPC community, starting 15 September

    On 15 September, reusable cloth face masks will be distributed throughout the UPC community. They will be available to students who provide student identification in the libraries of the campuses and schools and to staff in the receptions of...
  6. COVID-19 vaccination sites at the UPC

    This September, at the start of the 2021-2022 academic year, the UPC in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of the Government of Catalonia is setting up walk-in COVID-19 vaccination sites to support the university community to get vaccinated...
  7. UPC, Vall d’Hebron and UAB researchers design an app to help assess the severity of symptoms in chronic fatigue syndrome

    The technology uses a chest strap connected to a mobile app that measures heart rate variability. Researchers have shown that heart rate variability is related to the severity of fatigue in women with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic...
  8. Extrasolar flares detected by using the GPS

    Manuel Hernández-Pajares, a researcher from the Department of Mathematics at the UPC, and David Moreno-Borràs, an alumnus of the Barcelona School of Informatics (FIB), have developed a system that detects stellar flares - sudden increases in star...

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