Paula Rodríguez, an economist specialized in gender equality at the service of the UN

Paula Rodríguez

Paula Rodríguez Modroño is a university professor, a feminist and one of the most important authorities on Feminist Economics in Spain. The prestige of this researcher from the Pablo de Olavide University (Seville) has allowed her to advice UN Women on macroeconomic policies and to collaborate in a UN program about unpaid work and care […]

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BrainCure: the blue hope against a group of ultra-rare diseases


Researchers from the Pablo de Olavide University have patented a new method that allows them to determine which drugs combination is more effective for the treatment of NBIA disorders in each patient. This group of ultra-rare diseases affects 60 people in Spain. NBIA disorders cause neuron death through brain iron accumulation. This study, named BrainCure, […]

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Bacteria to convert biodiesel waste into a cosmetic ingredient


Biofilm Transformers is a project developed by students from the Pablo de Olavide University, in Seville. They have proved the efficiency of a bacterium, which they have modified genetically, in turning the contaminant glycerol generated in the production of biodiesel into propionate, used in the pharmaceutical and the cosmetics industries. Thanks to this idea they […]

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