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University of Salamanca Press publishes a manuscript on the internal functioning of the institution in the eighteenth century

‘Internal Dynamics of the University of Salamanca in the Modern Age. Notes of the Secretariat (1762)’ is supported by the Eighth Centenary and the General Secretariat.

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Cattle Workshop on the Castro Enríquez farm

The Castro Enriquez farm, pertaining to the Provincial Council of Salamanca, hosted a cattle workshop last September 29. At this workshop, we professionals and agents met to share our knowledge about the world of cattle: Provincial Council, University, IRNASA, ITACyL, FNyH , industries, farmers and local action groups.

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Call for EACB awards for young researchers

The new EACB awards (European Association of Cooperative Banks) competition is aimed at young people up to 35 years old. This association is putting out a call for the Young Researchers in Cooperative Banking Award to promote the business model of these organizations. The contest is aimed at young people up to 35 years old (i.e. born in 1982 or later).

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The University of Salamanca and ATENEA research together to develop programs for children and young people with high intellectual capabilities

The Vice-Chancellor for Research presented this agreement, by means of which the Observatory of High Intellectual Capabilities is created.

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The King and Queen of Spain visit the stand of the University of Salamanca at the Book Fair in Madrid

The Vice-Chancellors for the Commemoration of the Eighth Centenary and for Research and Transfer, respectively, and the Director of Salamanca University Press, inaugurated the stand pertaining to the Studium of Salamanca.

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The Joint Commission of the VIEWNEXT USAL Chair in Agile Methodologies studies actions for the period 2017-2018

The proposed initiatives include a ‘hackathon’, a conference, and a summer school, as well as a ‘SCRUM Master’ course and several days of promotion of this methodology.

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Call Published for “Strategic Action Economy and Digital Society (AEESD) 2017”

This is a line of aid for grants and / or loans for projects in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and the Information Society within the framework of the Strategic Action in Digital Economy and Society.

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Call for proposals MIT-Spain Inditex Fund and Call for Proposals MIT-Spain Fund La Caixa Foundation – Research Groups

Inditex and Fundación La Caixa are independently carrying out, through the MIT-Spain Fund, an initiative that promotes collaboration between professors and students of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and their counterparts in universities and research institutions in Spain.

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USAL researchers achieve improvements in the movement and sense of smell of mice with brain damage through stem cell transplantation

‘Neuronal Plasticity and Neurorepair’, a group led by Professor José Ramón Alonso, is making progress in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

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Hispanic-Mexican meetings on the prevention of and the fight against corruption

This week the University of Salamanca welcomes the celebration of the Hispano-Mexican Workshop on the prevention of and the fight against corruption. It is a meeting organized by the “Master’s Degree in Preventing and Battling Corruption” (“Máster en Prevención y combate a la corrupción” – INACIPE-USAL).

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The University of Salamanca creates the first scientific and informative website about Lake Sanabria

On World Environment Day, USAL experts say that the lake is “in good health” but it is essential to measure and monitor threats to make its use compatible with conservation.

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Position Paper of Iberian Universities

The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation is the most important Pan- European programme for research and innovation, not only in size, but also in terms of excellence, international cross-cutting and  interdisciplinary  collaboration,  which  makes  it very popular among universities.

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Protocol of collaboration between the Regional Government of Castile and Leon, its four public universities and SECOT

The Gordón Ordás Paraninfo, in the El Albéitar Building at the University of Leon, hosted on the morning of 31 May 2017 the signing of the collaboration protocol that will make it possible to open an Entrepreneurial Graduate Office in each of the thirteen public university campuses of the Community.

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First meeting University of Salamanca and BNI strategy

The Vice-Chancellor of Research and Knowledge Transfer, Juan Manuel Corchado, met with the CEO of the BNI Estrategia group, Manuel Martín, and the director of theMultidisciplinary Business Institute, Julio Pindado. The goal was to get to know the business group that meets once a week to generate business.

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USAL conducts a study which shows that 87.5% of patients upon being discharged from hospital have some form of discrepancy regarding their medication

The pilot study of the “Concilia Medicamentos” program developed by the General Council of Pharmaceutical Colleges in collaboration with USAL and CINFA was presented at the 10th Pharmaceutical Congress of Castile and Leon.

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“Research Speed Dating”

The Association of Young Researchers of the University of Salamanca, INNOVA, has organized, together with the USAL Scientific Culture Space (Espacio de Cultura Científica de la USAL), the activity called “Research Speed Dating”, where young university researchers will talk about and show their experiments, explain how they came to them, what they had to study … etc.

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The RRG “Ecology and Microbial Technology” is promoting research in microbiology in the areas of health, agriculture and technology

In a 1 gram of soil we can find more than 1,000,000 microorganisms. It is surprising that in 2017 the scientific community has only been able to describe around 12,000 of them around the world and, of these, 63 of them are exclusive to Salamanca, having been identified thanks to the intense work carried out by microbiologist Martha Trujillo Toledo and her team in the Departmental Building of the University of Salamanca.

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The CIALE and companies of the Science Park are leading the “Symbiosis” project for the improvement of the agricultural sector of Spain and Portugal

The program seeks to apply achieve the effective application of technological and social innovation to agricultural and livestock farms in the region.

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“International Summer School in Research in Business Administration”

The CEI triangular and the Joint Doctoral Program in Business Economics (run by the Universities of Burgos, León, Salamanca and Valladolid) is organizing its 1st International Summer School in Research in Business Administration, during the third week of July (from 17th to 21st), in Valladolid, Spain.

 


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The University of Salamanca, pioneer in the study of immediate load on dental implants

‘Advances in Oral Health’, a research group at the Dental Clinic led by Javier Montero, is applying a cutting-edge technique to shorten the time the process takes, thus benefitting patients’ quality of life.

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The new format of SCV: functionalities and benefits”

The Standardized Curriculum Vitae, SCV, is a standard that defines the same format of presentation of the curricular data of researchers and public managers of research, permitting interoperability with the different institutional data bases.

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“A historic city facing the challenges of modern urban planning. Salamanca in the 19th century”

The Faculty of Geography and History is hosting the presentation of the book: A historic city facing the challenges of modern urban planning. Salamanca in the 19th century.

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Seminar on “Economic Analysis of Law”

The PhD program “State of Law and Global Governance” is organizing, together with the MASTER  “Economic Analysis of Law and Public Policy”, MASTER “Political Science”, MASTER “Corruption and Rule of Law” and MASTER “Democracy and Good Governance,” the Seminar “Economic Legal Analysis”. 

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USAL increases the visibility of its research activity thanks to the Observatory of Bibliometrics and Scientific Information

Juan Manuel Corchado, Vice-Chancellor for Research and Transfer, and José Antonio Cordón, Professor of Bibliography, presented the new unit in USAL’s Administration Building (Rectorado).

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Four journals published by Salamanca University Press enter the prestigious ESCI / WoS database

Studia Historica Ancient History, Studia Historica Medieval History, Studia Historica Modern History, and Theory of Education Revista interuniversitaria are all indexed journals.

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The Innovation Awards 2017 highlight the role of USAL in the R & D & I sector in Castile & Leon

Researchers from the Higher Polytechnic Schools of Avila and Zamora and the Cancer Research Centre have been recognized by the awards given by the newspaper El Mundo de Castilla y León.

 

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Aid for the promotion of international business cooperation in R & D

The Centre for Industrial Technical Development (Centro para el Desarrollo Técnico IndustrialCDTI) approved last March 24 the call for the year 2017 for the granting of aid to promote international business cooperation in R & D (INNOGLOBAL Program).

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Multisectoral Indo-Spanish Call for Technological Cooperation Projects

4th Multisectoral Indo-Spanish Call for Technological Cooperation Projects. The objective of the joint Indo-Spanish programme is to promote and fund market – driven research and technology development as well as to encourage partnerships and business-led R&D&I collaborative projects in the … Continue reading Multisectoral Indo-Spanish Call for Technological Cooperation Projects

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Indo-Spanish joint call for technological co-operation in biotechnology 2017

DBT-CDTI Spain joint call proposal 2017. Joint Programme for Co-operation signed by the Department of Biotechnology of India (DBT) and the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) on November 22nd, 2011. The objective of the joint Indo-Spanish programme … Continue reading Indo-Spanish joint call for technological co-operation in biotechnology 2017

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First Food Workshop at the University of Salamanca

The Biotechnology Association of Salamanca, in collaboration with the Faculty of Biology of the University of Salamanca and the Area of Scientific Culture, organized the First Food Workshop (I Jornadas de Alimentación) held at USAL’s Faculty of Biology.


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Training in Public Directives within the framework of a new Administration

The Doctoral Program “Estado de Derecho y Gobernanza Global” (Rule of Law and Global Governance) is organizing, in conjunction with the Master’s programmes in “Análisis económico del Derecho y las Políticas Públicas” (Economic Analysis of the Law and Public Policy), “Ciencia Política” (Political Science), “Corrupción y Estado de Derecho”(Corruption and Rule of Law) and “Democracia y Buen Gobierno” (Democracy and Good Governance), the seminar entitled “La Formación de directivos públicos en el marco de una nueva Administración” (“Training in Public Directives within the framework of a new Administration”).

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Course on “The new format of SCV: functionalities and benefits”

The Standardized Curriculum Vitae, SCV, is a standard that defines the same format of presentation of the curricular data of researchers and public managers of research, permitting interoperability with the different institutional data bases.

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University research at the service of the agricultural and livestock sector

The experimental farm of Castro Enríquez, belonging to the Provincial Council of Salamanca, yesterday hosted the presentation of the results of the eight projects selected in the 1st Call for research projects aimed at providing technological solutions to the primary sector.

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USAL researcher finds that nature chose the neural network model in multicellular organisms because of its computational robustness to damage

Natural Computing is publishing the article by Sergio Miguel Tomé, Department of Computing and Automation (Departamento de Informática y Automática), in which he deciphers the evolutionary origin of the computational model of the nervous system.

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“International Volunteers and the Spanish Civil War: Literature, Commitment and Memory”

This is a research group that since 1998 has grown over time into a cohesive group of 12 researchers from 6 different universities. They have organized events of great media repercussion, given special courses in Master Programs on war stories, … Continue reading “International Volunteers and the Spanish Civil War: Literature, Commitment and Memory”

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USAL researchers advise physical therapy in adults to prevent central neurological syndromes and movement disorders

The University of Salamanca is exporting its Geriatric Rehabilitation Program to Spanish cities, Portugal and Latin America and recalls the benefits of the exercise on the World Day of Physical Activity.

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Seminar on “Geographical Representations in Historical Research”

The Doctoral Programme in Prehistory and Sciences of Antiquity (El Doctorado de Prehistoria y Ciencias de la Antigüedad) is organizing a seminar on “Geographical Representations in Historical Research – Much More than Maps. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems.”

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USAL researchers characterize a gene that encodes a specific protein for the photobiology of fungi

Researchers from the Genetics area of the University of Salamanca together with several research groups from universities in the US, Australia, Mexico and the University of Seville have characterized the genmadC of the fungus Phycomyces blakesleeanus. This work has just been published in the journal Scientific Reports.

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Activities of the Recognized Research Group “Optimal Design of Experiments”

Virtual terminal technology, the organization of the Conference of Young Researchers and great work in dissemination and transfer are some of the activities that are being carried out from the RRG “Optimal Design of Experiments”.

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How to apply for recognition as “Spin-Off USAL”

The University of Salamanca approved in its Governing Council on April 28, 2016 the Regulations for the Promotion of the Creation of Spin-Off Companies in order to encourage those innovative and entrepreneurial initiatives that have emerged from the university community itself, making available to Entrepreneurs the resources and advice necessary for the creation of a new company.

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The ‘Vía de la Plata’ Secondary School is proclaimed winner of the First Contest of Dissemination and Scientific Culture

The first team of the school located in Guijuelo demonstrated in both phases its knowledge and capacity for disseminating science.


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The University of Salamanca and VITARTIS advocate the promotion of more research projects with the food industry

USAL’s Spanish-Portuguese Centre for Agricultural Research (CIALE) hosted the workshop ‘University-Business Collaboration in the Agri-food Sector’.

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The Vice-Chancellor of Research and Knowledge Transfer inaugurates the Fifth National Ganymede Congress in the Faculty of Philology (Language & Literature).

The Vice-Chancellor of Research and Knowledge Transfer of the University of Salamanca, Juan Manuel Corchado, inaugurated in the Faculty of Philology (Language & Literature) the Fifth National Ganymede Congress organized by the Association of New Researchers in Classical Philology of the same name and held between 21 and 24 March.

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USAL zoologists warn about the decline of bumblebee populations in the natural ecosystem of the Pyrenees

Zootaxa has published a study in which USAL Professor Felix Torres has collaborated to analyze the biodiversity and conservation status of this first order pollinator in the Iberian Peninsula.

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The University and its Science Park made leading partners by the Scientia Foundation.

The work carried out by the University of Salamanca and its Science Park in the organization of the FIRST LEGO League Tournament which took place for the first time in Salamanca on the 25th of February, has gained the recognition of Leading Partner 2017, a prize granted by the Scientia Foundation, promoter of the FIRST LEGO League tournaments on a national scale.

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USAL researchers successfully test in vitro a non-toxic alternative to chemotherapy in cancer

Professor of Chemical Engineering Eva Martín del Valle foresees in vitro testing within two years of an aerosol against lung cancer, thanks to the aid granted by the Ramón Areces Foundation.

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Historical Approach to Digital Identity Management at the University of Salamanca

Among the activities that the University of Salamanca Office has in the National Autonomous University of Mexico (in collaboration with the UNAM’s Coordination of International Relations and Affairs [CRAI]), the lecture “Management of Digital Identity at the University of Salamanca ” will be given by Inmaculada Bravo, Programmer of the Computer Services of the University of Salamanca.

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An improved understanding of the origin of follicular lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

The research group led by Isidro Sánchez of the Cancer Research Center (IBMCC) defined in detail the genetic pattern of follicular lymphoma and its evolution in 2015.

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The University of Salamanca hosts the third edition of “Design & Tech”

On March 17th and 18th, the third edition of Design & Tech was held in Salamanca. It is an event focused on design and technology, which has also been part of Google’s Women Techmakers’ Initiative on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

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Eighth Centenary Iberdrola Chair of the University of Salamanca: Academic Position Open

The University of Salamanca and Iberdrola have signed an agreement of intentions leading to the configuration of the first of these Chairs, the “Eighth Centenary Iberdrola Chair”, whose sphere of action will be the analysis and viability of technologies and business models for a world of decarbonized electrical energy.

 

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A biological method for inherited two-fold improvement of tomato plants has been discovered

Researchers from the University of Salamanca have discovered a biological method for inherited two-fold improvement of tomato plants which allows them to reach up to 30 percent more growth and provides them with effective protection against pathogens in successive generations.

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USAL researchers identify a new genetic alteration that silently favours the development of hepatic diseases

The molecular basis of the disorder has also been identified. This will enable early diagnoses and effective treatments of this pathology, which is known as an ACOX2 deficiency”.

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The University of Salamanca, Observer of the Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity

The University of Salamanca, represented by Professor Fernando Rodríguez of the Department of Applied Economics, has been named an observer of the  Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services (IPBES).

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Scientists at USAL study how the optic nerve is regenerated in fish and its possible application to the human visual system

The future challenge of USAL researchers is to develop therapeutic treatments for the recovery of eyesight lost through pathologies such as  glaucoma or cancer of the hypophysis.

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USAL promotes employment with 189 job offers from 27 companies

The aim is to foster the professional integration and employability of our students and graduates through the dissemination and management of active job offers and the programming of different activities in regard to employability.

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Workshop to learn how to make an “elevator pitch”

The  General Foundation of the University of Salamanca  and  USAL Emprende (SIPPE), as part of activities of the TCUE (University-Business Knowledge Transfer) Plan for 2015-2017, Phase 2 (framed within the University-Business Knowledge Transfer Plan for 2015-2017 of Castile & Leon’s Regional Ministry of Education) have organized a workshop to teach entrepreneurs, business professionals, and students with an enterprising spirit  to design an elevator pitch.

 

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Robotics has arrived at USAL’s Science Park

The Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Transfer and General Director of the Science Park of the University of Salamanca, Juan Manuel Corchado, and the promotors of Educatibot, Guillermo Lobato, Sergio Márquez and María Ruano, have entered into an agreement of incorporation to the Science Park in the Villamayor Campus, where they will carry out the design, production and sales processes of robots and learning kits.

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The Nucleus Service for Research Support ended 2016 with 500 users and a surplus of €240,000

The Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Transfer of the University of Salamanca, Juan Manuel Corchado, and the Director of the Nucleus Service for Research Support, Julia Almeida, presented the results of Nucleus’ activity and impact for the year 2016.

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USAL Promotes Nanotechnology Research with the Acquisition of Two Types of State of the Art Equipment

The Vice-Chancellor of Research and Knowledge Transfer, Juan Manuel Corchado, presented the new tools for the University’s Nano-electronics and Nanomaterials Laboratory – NANOLAB at the R+D+i Building. The applications of the technology acquired range over various areas of study, including Biomedicine and the development of electronic devices.

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Architectural Innovation at the USAL Science Park

BIM área, an innovative architecture and engineering studio that develops its projects using the new technologies, such as the BIM (Building Information Modeling) Methodology and 3D printing, is coming to the University of Salamanca Science Park to promote its project and create collaboration ties with the University and with the companies, centres and research institutes located in the Park.

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Call for applications for financial aid for Doctoral students enrolled in programmes regulated by RD 99/2011 in Academic Year 2016-2017

In total, 160 grants are being offered to Doctoral students, 80 for attending conferences and 80 for students who have managed to publish their research papers.

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