28 October 2021

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The finding has been confirmed in an experiment by researchers from the URV, the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, who propose a new approach to the debate on the advantages and disadvantages of bilingualism: a good performance in one area of linguistic ability may mean lower accuracy or speed in another, and vice-versa

This week sees the start of the first online version of the URV’s Study Abroad programme, involving 53 students in Translation from the Università Ca’Foscari Venezia. The course is the result of collaboration between Ester Torres, coordinator of the University Master’s Degree in Professional English-Spanish Translation, and the Italian university

The choice of Louise Glück for the Nobel prize for literature this year is one that many poets have openly celebrated. She is a poets’ poet, and certainly as good as any poet writing today. Writing, that is, in a voice that is uniquely her own, and yet of universal appeal

Alba Buendía is a student on the URV’s Bachelor’s Degree in English and has spinal muscular atrophy, a disease that leads to the loss of muscle mass. For this reason she has started a crowd funding campaign so that she can get the assistance she needs in order to complete her studies at York Saint John University (United Kingdom)
Alba Buendía, student on the Bachelor’s Degree in English