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27/01/2023
UIC Barcelona takes part in the 11th National and 5th International University Service Learning Congress
From 25 to 27 January the UAB-Casa Convalescència hosted the national and international conference on university service learning (ApS), organised by the twelve Catalan universities. UIC Barcelona actively participated in the congress, attended by nearly 300 participants – including teachers, students and academic institutions – and about 200 posters and papers were presented. Three lecturers from the Faculty of Education Sciences, Maite Fuertes, Mariona Graell and Mariana Fuentes were part of the organising committee of the congress. The rectors of the Catalan universities participated in the opening day, and UIC Barcelona rector Alfonso Méndiz gave a speech. 
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27/01/2023
Commitment to talent and generosity in the grants award ceremony
As part of the of Feast of Saint Thomas celebration, UIC Barcelona has recognised the effort of more than 1,000 grant students, in an event with representatives from the businesses that contribute to the University’s Grants and Funding Programme
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26/01/2023
A book about the science of beauty
Nature has been the inspiration leading to the creation of a book by UIC Barcelona School of Architecture lecturers Dr Alberto T. Estévez and Dr Yomna K. Abdallah using artificial intelligence for their designs
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26/01/2023
UIC Barcelona begins a project with the City Council of Calonge to analyse the mobility model for the next ten to fifteen years
On 13 January, UIC Barcelona presented a new project titled “Unlocking Innovation for Mobility of Tomorrow” that it launched with the City Council of Calonge in relation to the Strategic Plan for Urban Mobility in Calonge i Sant Antoni
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25/01/2023
Law student Bruno Reguart, Iberian Super Cup champion with FCB
Reguart is part of the UIC Barcelona Sport Talent programme, which allows professional sports to be combined with studies 
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25/01/2023
Dr Esperanza L. Gómez Durán (Medicine) and Dr Montserrat Pàmias (Psychology and Clinic SUPPORT), editors of a book on violence
Violence against women, the vulnerable (the elderly, children, the people with disabilities), and in general within the home, has become the scourge of today’s society, as shown by various studies. This alarming humanitarian situation, which also affects public health, has a direct impact on the increasing inequalities and the democratic quality of our coexistence.
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24/01/2023
Synthetic biology experts create a ‘living pill’ to fight antibiotic-resistant lung infections
This was shown in the study co-led by Dr Maria Lluch, co-founder, scientific director of Pulmobiotics and researcher of the Department of Basic Sciences at UIC Barcelona, recently published in the journal Nature Biotechnology.   
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24/01/2023
“I am fortunate to work in something that allows me both to live it and to tell it”
María Carcaboso is fourth year Journalism student in the UIC Barcelona Faculty of Communication Sciences. She is combining her last year with the grant from the Agencia EFE news agency company and “la Caixa” Foundation, as a Society editor. What she likes the most is travelling and getting to know realities different from her own. She believes that now she is really becoming a journalist because she is rapidly learning the trade. Thanks to the grant, her dreams will come true when next year, she will work as a correspondent at one of the EFE offices.
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19/01/2023
Mariano Fazio: “The university’s task is be open to the great truth and to constantly rediscover it”
The axillary vicar of Opus Dei, Mariano Fazio, visited the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, where he gave a speech titled: “Freedom, Truth and University.” Priest, historian, philosopher, and university professor, he spoke to more than four hundred people in the University’s Aula Magna. Fazio also had the opportunity to visit the two UIC Barcelona campuses
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18/01/2023
The Maria Pou y Lunet Foundation reaffirms its commitment to UIC Barcelona by strengthening the grant programme
Once again, the Maria Pou Foundation, supported by Lunet Facility Services, has renewed the grant that available to students at risk of social exclusion so they can study any degree at UIC Barcelona. With this gesture, Lunet renews the cooperation agreement signed in 2017, and joins the annual UIC Barcelona #NoTallentWithouAFuture campaign to support talented students with economic needs
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