Analysing the effects of pandemics on public spaces in the Renaissance and today

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The University of Valencia is part of the Public Renaissance: Urban cultures of public space between Early Modern Europe and the Present (PCI2019-103749) project that studies the urban cultures of public space in sixteenth-century Europe. Researchers involved in the project have released a video on the impact of pandemics on the public space ( Read More

One in three people say they are afraid to go out on the street after self-isolation

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Cristina Aybar, José M. Pavía and Rosa Roig of the research group in Electoral Processes and Public Opinion (GIPEyOP) of the University of Valencia have carried out an analysis on the situation, assessment and perception linked to COVID-19. The report shows the preliminary results of the group’s survey during the de-escalation period, between April 28 and May 4, on nearly 8,400 people.

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Forty-six percent of the Spanish population has felt psychological discomfort during confinement

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José Pedro Espada, professor from the Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment at the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH), has participated in a research project on the psychological consequences of COVID-19 and the ensuing confinement of the Spanish population. This research, led by the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), concludes that 46% of the Spanish population has felt psychological discomfort during said confinement. The Spanish Ministry of Universities provided economic support for this research. Read More

Researchers address the impact of confinement on the consumption of alcohol, psychotropic drugs and opioid analgesics

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Lucía Hipólito, professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Valencia, coordinates a project that aims to learn about the habits of consumption of alcohol and other drugs during confinement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, the study is in the field work phase through the survey, endorsed and financed by the Government Delegation for the National Plan on Drugs (PNSD) of the Ministry of Health. Read More