Participative Workshop on the remediation of contaminated soils in the Guadiamar

The Guadiamar Green Corridor (in Sevilla province) is one of the 17 case studies within the Euroepan project RECARE (2014-2018), which main aim is to find ways of assessing the current threats to soils and finding innovative solutions to prevent further soil degradation across Europe.

On February 19th 2015 we had […]

Jorge Rencoret, from the IRNAS research group “Lignocellulosic Materials of Industrial Interest” will impart a conference that will take place in Abengoa (Campus Palmas Altas) entitled “Plants Designed with Modified Lignins for their Improved Industrial Processing”

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On 23th February, Dr. Jorge Rencoret, from the IRNAS research group “Lignocellulosic Materials of Industrial Interest” will impart a conference that will take place in Abengoa (Campus Palmas Altas) entitled “Plants Designed with Modified Lignins for their Improved Industrial Processing”.

Lignin is a complex phenolic polymer of the […]

3rd European Biochar Summer School

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Next March 6th, the epigraphic stela of Montoro (Córdoba) will be presented to the public

Next March 6th, at 19:00 hours at Montoro’s local Archaeological Museum “Santiago Cano and Consuelo Turrión” a dissemination conference will be held with the goal of presenting to the public the studies performed on the epigraphic stela conserved in the dependences of that museum. The conference will be given by the PhDs Leonardo García Sanjuán […]

Microbiology of ceilings and paintings of Santa María la Blanca

Members of the IRNAS Research Group “Environmental Microbiology and Cultural Heritage” will collaborate with the conservation-restoration enterprise Ágora, S.L. in the studies previous to the restoration of pargettings and wall paintings of the Sevillian church of Santa María la Blanca. This collaboration comes from several years and has had as exponents the restoration of the […]

(Español) Defensa de la tesis doctoral de Irene Domínguez Moñino, titulada “Evaluación y Control de Comunidades Microbianas en Cuevas Turísticas”

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Reciclando los residuos orgánicos para mejorar la calidad de los suelos

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Publicación del Volumen III.4 Residuos orgánicos en la restauración /rehabilitación de suelos degradados y contaminados, de la Colección “De residuo a recurso: el camino hacia la sostenibilidad” de la Red Española de Compostaje (REC).

La colección consta de 16 volúmenes cuyo objetivo es contribuir a la resolución de los problemas derivados de la acumulación de […]

New studies for improving the industrial uses of brewer´s spent grain

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Researches of IRNAS-CSIC, led by José C. del Río, Ana Gutiérrez and Jorge Rencoret, have recently published the first detailed description of the lignin polymer of brewer´s spent grain (BSG), the solid waste residue generated during the brewing process. This residue accounts for around 30% (w/w) of the barley grain, making it a readily available, […]

José Julio Ortega, SETAC Europe president in 2016

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Jose Julio Ortega-Calvo, researcher at IRNAS-CSIC, has been recently elected as SETAC Europe Vicepresident in 2015 and President in 2016. SETAC Europe is a geographic unit (GU) of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC, http://www.setac.org/), established to promote and undertake activities of SETAC in Europe, and to support activities of SETAC […]

New advances in the knowledge of the potencial causes and consequences of the masting process in Quercus species

Most of Mediterranean woody plant species, such as Quercus, exhibit a large interannual variability in seed production (a broadly-known phenomenon called masting), with important differences among individuals within the same year. However, very little is known about the causes and consequences for population dynamics of this potentially large – often ignored – between-individual variability.

Researchers […]