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Veronica Couto Antelo

We have developed a software that connects meteorological information from all over Spain

The data scientist Víctor Granda from CREAF’s new programming unit, the Ecosystem Modelling Facility (EMF), has developed a package of meteorological data and models for the R programming system, a computer language widely used in scientific research. This data package is called meteospain and contains all the meteorological information collected by AEMET, Meteocat, Meteo Galicia and Andalucía meteo stations in

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Adriana Clivillé

2,561 genes that confer collective resistance to some of the most widely used antibiotics are detected

The global health risk posed by antibiotic resistance genes (ARG) is a challenge for the health system and, in turn, an alert for people. The threat is that the human body does not correctly process information from clinical treatments administered against pathogens. This is a growing reality, which makes the treatment of human diseases increasingly complex, although it also has an effect on animals. The recent study Assessment of global health risk of antibiotic resistance genes, published in Nature Communications,

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Adriana Clivillé

Science calls on the European Comission to take into account the uniqueness of the Mediterranean forest

The Mediterranean forest suffers from a lack of management due to its peculiarities: low productivity, low economic profitability of its use, lack of incentives, lack of timber industry and different types of ownership, among others. This situation affects its biodiversity and the ecosystem services it provides. That is why science demands management aimed at guaranteeing challenges such as its survival, resilience and adaptation to climate change. There are recommendations linked to the European Forestry Strategy 2030, to get the support

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Adriana Clivillé

Teresa Gimeno and the constant question

Prudence and discretion are adjectives that define researcher Teresa Gimeno as aptly as determination and firmness. Its proximity in forms facilitates a friendly conversation, always filtered by scientific modesty and sprinkled with declarations of principles, doubts and certainties resulting from a diverse international career. She can suddenly interrupt her story, smile and show an infectious complicity, thanks to an approachable and sometimes unpredictable sense of humour. With this background, the decisions and opportunities of her scientific career have taken her

The Minister of MITECO, Teresa Ribera, together with the Director of CREAF, Joan Pino, and several researchers from the centre.
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Angela Justamante

Minister Teresa Ribera visits CREAF

The Third Vice-President of the Spanish Government and Minister for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge (MITECO, the Spanish acronym), Teresa Ribera, visited CREAF intending to know the centre and its scientific activity.

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Veronica Couto Antelo

Five solutions for soil restoration

The latest IPCC results show an increasingly arid future for the Mediterranean, with less rain and more frequent and longer heat waves. For this reason, the United Nations has focused its efforts on combating soil degradation, desertification, managing our water effectively and sustainably, and caring for the land to prevent it from eroding. With the motto ‘Land. Life. Legacy: From Scarcity to Prosperity’ the 15th COP of the Convention to Combat Desertification is being held in the week of May

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Anna Ramon

CREAF collaborates in the first edition of the Master in Health & Science Management

Would you like to work in science & health management and strategic planning for research institutes? Do you want to help shape the future of science, technology and medicine? We are pleased to announce the creation of the new Master in Health & Science Management and the collaboration of CREAF in this amazing joint initiative between Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Facultat de Biociències & Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) This master provides graduate students, postdocs & professionals with a cross-cutting view