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13. March 2018 - 9:00

Last 8th of March, on the occasion of the day of the working woman, #WikiGap was hold in Madrid. An editathon to reduce both the gender gap and other gaps related to diversity in Wikipedia, in which our colleague Reme Melero, a researcher at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA) participated. #WikiGap Madrid was a day full of activities in which the current situation of women in science and technology analyzed, the relationship that these research areas have with the...

9. March 2018 - 12:39

Josefina Bueno Alonso, General Director of University, Research and Science of the Generalitat Valenciana visited the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA) last Wednesday. The purpose of her visit to the center was to have the opportunity to comment on doubts, improvement actions, and concerns of students and researchers regarding the different financing instruments convened by the Ministry of Education, Research, Culture and Sports.

26. February 2018 - 12:16

Last week, during the days 22 and 23 of February, the IV International Congress of Students of Food Science and Technology was held in the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Valencia. This congress, in this fifth year at the national edition and fourth in international, aims to bring students the research advances and developments in the field of food science. An open door to students at the highest level of research with speakers from prestigious universities and research centres and...

8. February 2018 - 9:50

The Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology has added to the proposal to make the women of the center visible and thereby encourage the research vocation among the smallest. The proposal to carry out activities throughout the month of February has been very well received by the staff of the center, since a group of colleagues will be doing informative talks by schools during the month of February. IATA has very favorable figures in terms of equality, being in this case the majority of...

5. February 2018 - 9:39

Signed a Framework Collaboration Agreement between the Group of Biochemistry, Technology and Innovation of Meat and Meat Products led by Professor Fidel Toldrá Vilardell of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (CSIC), Paterna (Valencia) and China National Research Institute of Food and Fermentation Industries (CNRIFFI) led by Professor Muyi Cai in Beijing (China). The main objective of the agreement is the scientific and technological collaboration for the extraction,...

24. January 2018 - 12:25

Last week we had the pleasure of receiving and showing our facilities to students of the Free University of Tunis. The students visited the entire center. They were also able to see first-hand the laboratories of Gloria Sánchez and Miguel Ángel Sentandreu, who told them broadly the work that they are doing at the moment.

15. January 2018 - 9:45

Professor Fidel Toldrá Vilardell was invited to visit the South China University of Technology in Guanzhou (China) last November where he gave lectures on the north and south campus. It is a university with the largest number of students (> 100,000 students) and among the 300 best in the world. Prof. Toldrá also visited the facilities, the laboratories and the pilot plant of the Academy of Food Engineering and the category of research in the course with the corresponding professors. He also...

18. December 2017 - 8:32

María del Carmen Cénit Laguna, from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), offered last week a conference on celiac disease in Barbastro, Huesca. Celiac disease is a chronic inflammatory disease caused by a permanent intolerance to gluten proteins in cereals in which genetic and environmental factors are involved. The event was included in the program of activities promoted by the scientific dissemination project of CIUDAD CIENCIA and took place in the Congress Center of the...

30. November 2017 - 15:27

Yesterday, November 29, María Dolores Rodrigo, technical deputy director of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology IATA, participated in the third edition of "Feeding the World: food feeds a sustainable world". The day took place in Madrid, at the headquarters of the Higher Council for Scientific Research. The theme highlighted for this year's conference was "Climate change and circular economy: a sustainable challenge for Europe". Our colleague, Dr. María Dolores Rodrigo, focused...

24. November 2017 - 11:11

Recently the digital supplement of La Buena Vida of the newspaper El País has compiled some recommendations from experts for Christmas about when it is more advisable to buy some products and how to keep them until the days of large family meals. It has been proven that on the eve of the Christmas celebrations some products increase their prices considerably and therefore, food experts have indicated which is worth buying before and freeze them following certain guidelines. Among others experts...