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26/10/2021
One study found that the Dual FP course (a vocational training course) improves academic performance and the probability of obtaining a qualification
The report analysed administrative data from vocational training courses between 2015 and 2019 and included 263.487 students from 457 training centres/schools
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13/05/2020
The FBA Fellows programme launches with a view to attracting scientific talent to UIC Barcelona and BIST
The Bosch Aymerich Foundation is launching their new FBA Fellows programme, which aims to attract scientific talent to the initiative’s two beneficiary organisations, the first being UIC Barcelona and the second, the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST). Each organisation will hire three fellows to work as researchers and teachers over the next three years.
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26/07/2019
A study by UIC Barcelona shows how overall economic conditions affect the relationship between health and wages
The paper by lecturer Manuel Flores was published in the journal Oxford Economic Papers.
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21/06/2019
Toni Mora, new president of the Health Economics Association (AES)
Toni Mora, vice-rector for Research, Innovation and Knowledge Transfer at UIC Barcelona, has been appointed president of the Spanish Health Economics Association (AES), following the reappointment of two board members.
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07/06/2019
Online methodology represents significant cost savings for the teaching of basic life support courses
This is the main conclusion of the study performed by researchers from the Nursing Department and the Research Institute for Evaluation and Public Policies (IRAPP) at UIC Barcelona, published in the first quartile journal, Resuscitation
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03/06/2019
Dr Toni Mora presents the results of a study on the consumption of sugary drinks at the 2nd Catalan Economic Society Conference
Dr Toni Mora, vice-rector for research at UIC Barcelona and director of the Research Institute for Evaluation and Public Policies, presented the paper Do consumers respond to “sin taxes” heterogeneously? New evidence from the tax on sugary drinks using longitudinal scanner data on 24 May at the second Catalan Economic Society Conference, held at the Institute for Catalan Studies. 
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23/05/2019
Dr Toni Mora Wins the AES Award for the Best Article on Health Economics
This award recognises excellence in the field of health economics, and led to an article being published in the journal Health Economics.
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25/04/2019
Dr Marta Trapero has joined the National Board of Governors for the Prevention of Smoking
The lecturer represents the Association for Health Economics on this Board.
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11/04/2019
Marta Trapero, new member of the Advisory Committee on Pharmaceutical Provision Financing
Marta Trapero, director of the Research Institute for Evaluation and Public Policies, was recently appointed as member of the Spanish National Health System's Advisory Committee on Pharmaceutical Provision Financing by the Ministry of Health.
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22/02/2019
Marta Trapero-Bertran, co-author of a book that analyses multi-criteria decisions in healthcare
The white paper, Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis in Healthcare, was launched on 14 February at a day-long debate session on ‘Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis MCDA in Healthcare’ organised by the Weber foundation and held in Madrid. One of the speakers in the presentation was Dr Marta Trapero-Bertran, director of the Research Institute for Evaluation and Public Bodies (IRAPP).
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