Research

UC committed to COP25

An academic delegation from the UC arrived in Spain to participate in the COP25 Madrid-Chile Climate Summit, despite the change of country due to the social outbreak that occurred in our nation. UC has had an active participation early in preparations of the event, with professors who have been part of the scientific tables, and …

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La Tríada launches a specialized business program for Latin America

In order to contribute to the creation of successful business strategies in the region, the Universidad Católica de Chile, the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Mexico) and the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia) launched the first specialized massive, open and online program, “Doing Business in Latin America”. A program made up of …

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From Las Cruces to Galápagos

What do Galapagos and Las Cruces have in common? In both places there are research stations, specifically, the Galápagos Science Center and the Coastal Marine Research Station – ECIM. The first is in a privileged ecosystem due to its biodiversity, declared a World Heritage Site of Humanity; while the second is located in an intensive …

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Neuroscientist Rafael Yuste proposes protecting the rights of the mind

Technologies capable of decoding the information we have in our brain and literally reading our thoughts, is the scenario raised by the Spanish neurobiologist Rafael Yuste. Although they seem like situations taken from the science fiction series “Black mirror”, it is an increasingly closer panorama, in fact companies like Google are already moving in that …

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From the Atacama desert to Taiwan

Academics from the Institute of Geography, Pablo Osses and Camilo del Río, came to Tapei, in Taiwan. The objective: to present their research at the 8th International Fog Conference, Fog and Dew Capture. This activity is conducted every three years, under the aegis of the International Fog and Dew Association (IFDA), of which Professor Osses …

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How to treat mental health in the world was the topic in an international conference cycle

Depression is a global problem: it affects more than 300 million people in the world -according to 2018 World Health Organization estimates-, ranking third among the most common diseases of the population throughout the World. In Chile, 15.8% of people have depressive symptoms and 6.2% have a diagnosis of major depression, according to the latest …

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