University of Valencia
University of Valencia
Microsoft Research has decided to fund a project in collaboration with the Universitat de Valčncia and the University of Reading (UK). The Image Processing Lab (IPL) of the Universitat will develop a new generation of AI algorithms to model and understand the impact of humanitarian interventions on food security in Africa.
A research group from the Institute for Integrative Systems Biology (I2SysBio, UV-CSIC) has developed a method to detect viruses such as SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, using the CRISPR gene editing technique. The developed system combines the speed of antigen tests and the precision of PCRs. Its versatility allows detecting other types of infections and even mutations and biomarkers in humans.
The University of Valencia organises this year the European Astronomical Society Annual Meeting, one of the most relevant events in astronomy worldwide. With a multidisciplinary program that includes very diverse aspects of scientific research in astronomy, the conference will bring together nearly 2,000 participants, including leading specialists, Nobel Prize winners and representatives of international organisations.
The Regulation Research Group of the University of Valencia has organised, this Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Room 3P10 of the Faculty of Law (former library of Administrative Law), a session discussing the research done by Javier Sánchez Busó, who has studied the situation and legal regime of the environmental impact assessment of the northern extension of the port of Valencia.
The University of Valencia (UV) and the Alzira City Council have announced the XXVIII «Estudi General» European Award for the Dissemination of Science, in collaboration with Edicions Bromera, in the framework of the Ciutat d'Alzira awards.
The Universitat de Valčncia and the Provincial Council have called for the second edition of the awards to the best innovative entrepreneurial ideas for rural towns and/or towns threatened with depopulation. The aim is to give credit to the work done by students of bachillerato (Spanish upper secondary school education) and vocational training related with rural environments. Students must be enrolled during the academic year 2021-2022 in an official education centre and they must submit an application.
New issue: -Vida social: Una historia natural de las sociedades- (-Social Life: a natural history of societies-).
A total of 128 students from Valencian primary and secondary schools have participated in the drawing and photography competition convened on the occasion of the centenary of the Archaeology Laboratory of the University of Valencia. -This competition offers the opportunity to introduce young people to Valencian archaeology and show the enormous cultural heritage that the collections, pieces and sites represent for society-, said Teresa Orozco, director of the Department of Prehistory, Archaeology and Old History of the UV.
The Full Professor of Electronic Engineering Gustau Camps-Valls, researcher at the Image Processing Laboratory (IPL) of the University of Valencia, has been appointed as a member of two of the most prestigious academies of science in Europe: The European Academy of Sciences and the European Academy. With this, Camps will contribute to projecting European science in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), mainly in its application to the modelling and understanding of complex terrestrial and climatic systems.
The University of Valencia (UV) is the fourth Spanish higher education institution in number of outstanding female scientists in the -Ranking of Spanish and foreign researchers in Spain according to Google Scholar-, a classification that has been prepared by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). The ranking refers specifically to the 5,000 Spanish and foreign female researchers who have a profile in the Google Scholar database.
Under the title -Ciencia, medicina y ley- (Science, medicine and law), the XVIII Congress of the Spanish Society for the History of Medicine (SEHM) will be held in Valčncia on June 15th, 16th and 17th. The Congress, which had to be postponed for two years due to the pandemic, will be held at the Cerveró Palace (headquarters of the Lopez Pińero Inter-university Institute [IILP-UV]), at the Principal Peset Hall of Residence and at the Faculty of Medicine of the Universitat de Valčncia.