1. Japan hosts a traveling exhibition about Gaudí featuring items from the UPC’s Barcelona School of Architecture

    The UPC's Barcelona School of Architecture presents 13 works from the Gaudí Chair collection in an exhibition at the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo. The exhibition will move on to two other Japanese museums until March 2024.
  2. New generation of antibacterial materials for medical implants developed

    The UPC’s Biomaterials, Biomechanics and Tissue Engineering Group (BBT) leads the international project Bio-TUNE, which aims to develop multifunctional materials with high antibacterial potential and efficient tissue integration. The consortium is...
  3. Urgent International Call for Action to Reduce Human Noise in the Ocean

    Today, 8 June, on the occasion of World Oceans Day, international scientists are making an urgent call to reduce noise pollution at sea and safeguard marine ecosystems. In the following communication, they entreat governments around the world to act...
  4. First nanoscale direct observation of how glass transforms into liquid at increasing temperature

    A group of researchers featuring professor Jorge Alcalá, from the UPC’s Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB), have developed a methodology that makes it possible for the first time to observe under the microscope, in real time, what...
  5. A UPC team listens to endangered river dolphins in the Amazon

    Echolocating animals, such as cetaceans, use sound as a form of navigation. Echolocation clicks can be used to track the movements of two endangered freshwater dolphin species in the Amazon, contributing to conservation strategies for their natural...
  6. New findings about stellar explosions

    International research involving UPC professor and researcher Jordi José, from the EEBE, has made it possible to precisely quantify the possible detection of gamma rays from stellar nova explosions.
  7. Photonic snakes, a new instrument for revealing the secrets of light

    Researcher Salim B. Ivars, a doctoral student at the UPC’s Department of Physics, has collaborated with researchers from the Institute of Photonic Sciences and the Universitat Politècnica de València in the discovery of the so-called photonic snake...
  8. The UPC is on the way to winning a global competition to protect rainforest biodiversity

    A team of researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech (UPC), developing a cutting-edge technology to protect biodiversity in rainforests, is a finalist in the XPRIZE Rainforest, a ten-million-dollar international...

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