The URV wins a European Commission project that will enable it to contract 50 predoctoral researchers

The European Commission has awarded four million euros to the Universitat Rovira i Virgili's Martí Franquès COFUND project, which will allow it to contract 50 predoctoral researchers. The recruitment process will take place in 2017 and 2018 and the successful candidates will have be awarded three-year contracts. The University will contribute a further four million euros to the project which will conclude in 2021.

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The future of doctoral studies: improving quantity, quality and employability

230 representatives from 143 institutions in 29 European countries have converged today on the Main Lecture Theatre at the Catalunya Campus to discuss doctoral training. The official opening of the meeting featured speeches from the URV's rector Josep Anton Ferré, Francesc Díaz, director of the URV's Postgraduate and Doctoral School, and Melita Kovacevic, from the University of Zagreb (Croatia). The meeting will last for two days and has been organised the Council for Doctoral Education (CDE) of the European University Association.

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Se abre la convocatoria para 47 investigadores predoctorales y 2 de postdoctorales

El programa Martí y Franquès de investigación para la atracción de talento de la Universitat Rovira i Virgili, en colaboración con otras instituciones de investigación del territorio, se ha diseñado para atraer 47 estudiantes de doctorado y 2 investigadores postdoctorales. El periodo para acceder en estas convocatorias ya es abierto y termina el 13 y el 17 de junio respectivamente.

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Reconstructed for the first time the hearing of the first hominids

It has been made with three dimensional models of the ear cavities by an international team with the participation of one researcher from IPHES. The study concludes that early hominids had a hearing similar to chimpanzees, but with differences that already closer to modern human. The impact of the previous study about the acoustic capabilities of the preneandertals at Atapuerca has allowed the realization of this research in  Australopithecus and Paranthropus.

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Low-fat dairy foods consumption and yogurt related to lower risk for developing metabolic syndrome

This investigation was conducted as part of the PREDIMED study which was designed to examine the impact of consuming a Mediterranean-style diet on prevention of cardiovascular disease. A total of 1868 men and women between 55 and 80 years of age were followed for a median of 3 years during which time dietary analyses were conducted and clinical assessments evaluated.

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CEICS in images

Video overview of the main activities carried out in the CEICS project since 2010.

Duration : 6m 18s

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The ICAC participates in the biomedical research project Medigene

The Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology (ICAC) participates in an European project to...

Duration : 5m 57s

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International Staff Training Week: "Train the trainers"

The URV's International Staff Training Week - Train the trainers is aimed at providing trainers...

Duration : 3m 28s

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