Jul. 30, 2021
The European Commission awarded the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant to the University of Jaén to research new methods to curb the spread of the deadly olive pathogen.
Jul. 20, 2021
The new institute at the University of Jaén will push innovation in olive growing and olive oil production and promote research efforts.
Apr. 2, 2021
Olive farms following the Olivares Vivos program recorded a 30-percent increase in flora and fauna. The value of their EVOOs is expected to rise too.
Jul. 1, 2020
Researchers from the University of Jaén have developed a tool to more precisely monitor soil erosion. It may help growers to estimate future damage and put in place preventive measures.
Feb. 26, 2020
Using drones, multi-spectral cameras and remote sensors, olive farmers can make accurate nutrient predictions, target phytosanitary treatments and more precisely apply fertilizers and irrigation.
Aug. 28, 2019
A new study found that tyrosol delayed neurodegeneration and contributed to a longer lifespan in worms by reducing oxidative stress and inducing the expression of different protective genes.
Jul. 8, 2014
Researchers from Jaén are experimenting with supplementing olive oil with lutein, a substance with antioxidant activity that plays a role in eye health.
Feb. 27, 2012
The University of Jáen, Spain, will introduce a new course in honor of olive oil pioneer Juan Salcedo, dedicated to improving knowledge of the Mediterranean Diet and olive oil.
Nov. 27, 2011
Researchers at the University of Jaén have become the first to win Castillo de Canena’s Luis Vaño Olive Oil Research Prize awarded to the best olive or olive oil-related research study in Spain.