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Pablo de Olavide University approves the enrolment calendar in degree studies for the 2020/2021 year

The Governing Council of the Pablo de Olavide University has today approved the enrolment deadlines for the next academic year, both for new students and for those who are continuing their undergraduate university studies. The procedure to formalize it will be in general that of auto-registration. The term established for students to continue their studies at the undergraduate level is[Leer más…]

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A study shows that grasshoppers are perfectly aware of their own colouration when trying to camouflage

A research team from the Pablo de Olavide University of Seville, led by Pim Edelaar, from the institution’s Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, has carried out an experimental study that shows that grasshoppers are perfectly aware of their own colouration when choosing the place that provides them with better camouflage. The research findings, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, show how organisms are able to adjust their environment, each according to their individual needs.

More soil-borne plant pathogens in a warmer world

A study published in the prestigious journal Nature Climate Change and led by researchers from the Laboratory of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning at Pablo de Olavide University (UPO) provides novel evidence that global warming will increase the proportion of plant pathogens in soils across the globe.

Pablo de Olavide University strengthen its presence in the main international rankings

The Pablo de Olavide University has strengthened its presence in the main comparatives which analyze the best campuses in the world in the last two years. This has been recently emphasised by a report by the Ministry of Economy, Knowledge, Business and University of the Regional Government of Andalusia, which highlights how the incorporation of the UPO allows Andalusia to place six and eight universities among the best 900 and 1,000 universities in the world selected by the Shanghai Ranking (ARWU) and Times Higher Education (THE) respectively.

The company Detea licenses the app ‘iPresCons’, developed in collaboration with the UPO

iPresCons is an Artificial Intelligence application, developed by researchers of the UPO based on a contract signed with the company DETEA, S.A. for the participation of the Research Group PAIDI Data Science & Big Data Lab (TIC 254), in the R&D project: “Predictive models for the collaborative management of estimates in client relation processes” (in Spanish, Modelos predictivos para la gestión colaborativa de estimaciones en procesos de relación con el cliente), to which DETEA, S.A. submitted to the call of the Technological Corporation of Andalusia (CTA, in Spanish). This app is useful in calculating the cost of a construction, as it predicts a price range for a specific real estate based on Machine Learning and Big Data techniques.

Nanoparticles with quantum dots to restore monuments

The fluorescence emitted by tiny quantum zinc oxide particles can be used to see how some substances used in the restoration of historic buildings penetrate. Researchers from the Pablo de Olavide University have verified it with samples collected in old quarries in Cadiz, from where the stone came out to build the city hall and the cathedral of Seville.

The Library of the UPO launches a Scientific Production portal

The Library of the UPO has just launched a scientific production portal in which it presents a bibliometric report whose objective is to show, in an individualized way, the indicators of the publications of this university, in order to obtain a clear image of its performance.

The Braincure project, leaded by Sánchez Alcázar, receives a research aid from the Feder Foundation

The project is called BrainCure: Medicina de precisión personalizada para las ENACH (BrainCure: personalised precision medicine for NBIA disorders). It has been developed by the scientific team led by the UPO lecturer José Antonio Sánchez Alcázar and is one of the four projects selected by the Spanish Foundation for Rare Diseases (FEDER) in the V Convocatoria de Ayudas a la Investigación (fifth official announcement for research grants). Its resolution has been evaluated by the Carlos III Health Institute.

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16:00 V Jornadas de Orientación para l... @ Online - Universidad Pablo de Olavide
V Jornadas de Orientación para l... @ Online - Universidad Pablo de Olavide
Jun 4 a las 16:00 – 19:00
V Jornadas de Orientación para la Investigación de la Facultad de Humanidades @ Online - Universidad Pablo de Olavide
Dirigidas a estudiantes que se plantean iniciarse en el camino de la investigación, que tienen dudas sobre cómo se pide una beca de investigación o que quieren saber en qué consiste el doctorado. Este año las jornadas se realizarán en línea, mediante videoconferencias, a través de la plataforma Blackboard Collaborate. Se entregará certificado de asistencia. La entrada es libre, pero[Leer más...]
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todo el día 18ª Feria de la Ciencia 2020, un... @ Online
18ª Feria de la Ciencia 2020, un... @ Online
Jun 17 – Jun 19 todo el día
18ª Feria de la Ciencia 2020, un reto virtual @ Online
El Vicerrectorado de Investigación y Transferencia de Tecnología, a través de la OTRI, vuelve a coordinar la participación de la Universidad Pablo de Olavide en la 18ª FERIA de la CIENCIA y 1ª FERIA DE LA CIENCIA VIRTUAL. Y es que, ante la crisis del COVID-19, 2020 no va a ser posible el desarrollo presencial de este evento de divulgación en[Leer más...]
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9:00 8th Workshop on Risk Management ... @ Plaza de San Francisco 1, 41004 Sevilla - SPAIN
8th Workshop on Risk Management ... @ Plaza de San Francisco 1, 41004 Sevilla - SPAIN
Oct 23 a las 9:00 – Oct 24 a las 14:00
http://eventos.upo.es/event_detail/45206
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9:00 9TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON I... @ Universidad Pablo de Olavide
9TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON I... @ Universidad Pablo de Olavide
Nov 4 a las 9:00 – Nov 6 a las 14:00
http://eventos.upo.es/event_detail/37759