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Developing a robotic therapist for children
20 April 2015 10:00
UC3M

In collaboration with other national institutions, researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) are designing a new therapeutic tool for motor rehabilitation for children. In this project, an interactive social therapist robot, which is totally autonomous, is able to perceive patients’ reactions and determine if they are doing their exercises correctly.

Doctores
Only 16% of Ph.D.s work in the private sector in Spain, half the OECD average
17 June 2014 10:50
UC3M

Spain produces Ph.D.s at levels comparable to other countries in its situation. However, a minimum percentage of these degree holders work in the private sector, which entails problems for funding research. This is one of the conclusions of the study El empleo de los doctores en España y su relación con la I+D+i y los estudios de doctorado (Employment of Ph.D.s in Spain and its relation to R+D+I and doctoral studies),carried out by professors at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and promoted by the Conference of Social Councils.

New Launchers for Analyzing Resistance to Impacts and Improving Armor Plating
2 June 2014 11:16
uc3m

New pneumatic launchers at the Impact on Aeronautical Structures Laboratory, located at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) Science Park, make it possible to carry out a wide range of studies on problems of impact that arise in the aeronautics industry and on optimum armor plating in other sectors.

Does size matter?
The largest electrical networks are not the best
13 May 2014 12:00
uc3m

There is an optimum size for electrical networksif what is being considered is the risk of a blackout. This is the conclusion reached by a scientific study done by researchers at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid (UC3M); the study analyzes the dynamics of these complex infrastructures.

El IVVI 2.0 de la UC3M
An intelligent vehicle that can detect pedestrians at nighttime
5 May 2014 9:00
UC3M

Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have designed a new pedestrian detection system for cars which works in low visibility conditions; the system is made up of infrared cameras which capture body heat.

Propagación y funcionamiento
Works using just 50,000 Twitter accounts
A system detects global trends in social networks two months in advance
28 April 2014 9:00
UC3M

A new method of monitoring identifies what information will be relevant on social networks up to two months in advance. This may help predict social movements, consumer reactions or possible outbreaks of epidemics, according to a study in the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) is participating.