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November 2022

La Fundación Joaquim Molins Figueras refuerza su compromiso con la Cátedra Childcare & Family Policies de UIC Barcelona

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Creada en el año 2017, la cátedra ha tenido una evolución creciente en publicaciones académicas, actividades de difusión y de transferencia del conocimiento a través de congresos, jornadas y cursos de formación.

Con la renovación del compromiso, la Cátedra podrá desarrollar nuevos proyectos de investigación sobre las relaciones entre familia y escuela, y lanzará un máster para formación del profesorado.

November 2022

UIC Barcelona honours its first rector, Dr. Jordi Cervós, on the first anniversary of his death

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The act of homage was attended by Dr. José Vicente Lafuente, a disciple of Cervós, who gave the inaugural lecture. 

November 2022

World Urbanism Day

October 2022

The "la Caixa" Foundation reaffirms its commitment to the Cuides UIC Barcelona clinic and contributes to the improvement of its facilities

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The Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona) and "la Caixa" Foundation, through CaixaBank, have signed a collaboration agreement to improve the facilities of the Cuides UIC Barcelona clinic, which will increase the quality of the services offered to its patients. 

October 2022

Universitaris raise innovative business ideas to encourage sustainable mobility in Calonge

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On 7 and 8 October, Calonge Castle hosted the “Sustainable Mobility for Safe & Smart Town” conferences, organized jointly by UIC Barcelona and the Calonge and Sant Antoni City Council.

July 2022

Researchers Adam Ranson and Roni Wrtight, win the prestigious Ramon y Cajal Grants

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These competitive grants, promoted by the Ministry of Science and Innovation, recognise the curricular merits and the ability to lead a line of research of the two researchers in the UIC Barcelona Department of Basic Sciences

July 2022

UIC Barcelona is once again in the top 10 of universities with the most MIR passes

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The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at UIC Barcelona is the Spanish university with the highest regularity in this indicator. 

July 2022

TORRELLA Ingenieria-Arquitectura committed to training UIC Barcelona architecture students with the Josep Torrella Grant

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TORRELLA Ingenieria-Arquitectura and UIC Barcelona have signed an agreement that materialised in the creation of a new grant that extends the University’s scholarship and grant programme, in support of training in industrial architecture.

June 2022

The smart city is the focus of the 2nd edition of the Entrepreneurship Summer Challenge School Calonge by UIC Barcelona

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The initiative, the result of the agreement between both institutions, has the objective of promoting entrepreneurship, cultural management and architecture, through the development of educational activities, in the Calonge and Sant Antoni area.

June 2022

Cuides UIC Barcelona, Spain's first university clinic in palliative care, opens its doors

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The new clinic, located on the second floor of the Hospital Universitari General de Catalunya, was conceived with the aim of providing comprehensive, active and personalised care and support to all those suffering from advanced diseases, as well as their families.

June 2022

The 4th Puig Foundation Grant in Teaching Innovation is awarded to two projects of UIC Barcelona School of Architecture and one from the Faculty of Law

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The first prize was awarded to the project led by Marta Benages and Diego Navarro of UIC Barcelona School of Architecture, under the title “Infografies per a UIC: un encàrrec real a través de la docència transversal.” (Information Graphics for UIC: a real undertaking through cross-sectional teaching.)

June 2022

UIC Barcelona, entre las quince mejores universidades españolas y quinta en el ámbito de Arquitectura

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Según el ranking CYD 2022, hecho público este miércoles, la Universitat Internacional de Catalunya ha logrado estar entre las quince mejores universidades españolas, por su elevado número de indicadores de mayor rendimiento.

June 2022

UIC Barcelona se clasifica en el ranking “Las 25 mejores universidades de España” de Forbes, con la 14a posición

June 2022

UIC Barcelona and Dentsply Sirona renew their collaboration to promote research, training and dissemination in the dental sector

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To mark the renewal of the collaboration agreement, the two entities have updated the name of the chair to Dentsply Sirona-UIC Barcelona Chair in Digital Workflow in Dentistry

June 2022

Neolith and the LITEIS research group at UIC Barcelona start an alliance to achieve greater innovation and sustainability in architecture

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The leading global brand in sintered stone, Neolith, and the LITEIS research group at UIC Barcelona reach a collaboration agreement to research innovative and sustainable architectural façades

May 2022

Mariolina Ceriotti says it is possible to have “a family bond from a place of freedom”

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The Italian neuropsychiatrist participates in the first International Workshop on Family Support at UIC Barcelona, which for three days will bring together more than 500 experts. For this expert, it is very important to occupy the right position in the family, to respect each other's limits and to maintain the right distance in relation to other people.

April 2022

UIC Barcelona gathers over 60 experts in innovation, research and management in the field of health as a way of connecting the university to the reality of business

April 2022

An expert from UIC Barcelona poses a long-term and inclusive strategy for the urban placement of Ukrainian refugees

March 2022

GAES helps to improve the quality of life of Cuides UIC Barcelona patients

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UIC Barcelona and GAES, a leading multinational company in the hearing correction sector in Spain, have signed a collaboration agreement to improve the quality of life of patients, families and staff of Cuides UIC Barcelona with hearing difficulties. 

March 2022

UIC Barcelona defends equal opportunities for 8M

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UIC Barcelona is committed to equal opportunities and the development of women's careers in all areas of the University, without discrimination on the grounds of sex or maternity

March 2022

UIC Barcelona study suggests that polymeric nanoparticles targeting neurons could reduce obesity

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The Neurolipid Research Group at UIC Barcelona has led a study that concludes that using polymeric nanoparticles that encapsulate drugs capable of inhibiting the CPT1A protein, involved in lipid metabolism in neurons, could help reduce the sensation of hunger and treat obesity.

February 2022

UIC Barcelona establishes synergies with the DomusVi Foundation to promote continuing education

February 2022

Architecture students work on proposals for emergency shelters to respond to natural or man-made disasters

February 2022

UIC Barcelona is committed to female talent and the number of female scientists working in research at this University is growing

February 2022

Carlos Grau: “We are facing a digital emergency that could help us mitigate the effects of the climate emergency”

February 2022

Spain's first university clinic in palliative care, Cuides UIC Barcelona, opens its doors

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The Sant Cugat Campus has hosted the opening ceremony for Cuides UIC Barcelona – University Clinic for Support in Advanced Diseases and Palliative Care. The new clinic, which is part of the Hospital Universitari General de Catalunya, was created with the aim of providing comprehensive, active and individual care and support to anyone suffering from advanced diseases, as well as their families.

January 2022

Lunet renews its commitment to UIC Barcelona by making a donation that strengthens the grants programme for students at risk of social exclusion

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Lunet Facility Services, an integral services company based on facilities maintenance –which operates in various sectors such as education, industry, pharma "property" or health, and in areas such as cleaning, maintenance, auxiliary services and D+D+D–, has reaffirmed its commitment to the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona) by making a donation that strengthens the grants programme for students at the University at risk of social exclusion.

February 2022

Foros 2022 calls for self-awareness regarding architecture today in its different aspects and fields of application

February 2022

The Fundación Salud y Persona and UIC Barcelona sign a collaboration agreement focused on improving people's psychological and emotional health

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This cooperation will enable the two organisations to jointly develop scientific programmes, research projects and teaching activities in the field of psychological care and emotional health.

December 2021

UIC Barcelona researchers suggest that cyclin P may influence the aggressiveness of some tumors

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Experts from the Atypical Cyclin Research Group at UIC Barcelona have led a study that concludes that elevated cyclin P expression contributes to the aggressiveness of some tumors and promotes resistance to chemotherapy treatments.

December 2021

Straumann and UIC Barcelona create a chair focused on digital approach to zygomatic implants

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UIC Barcelona and the manufacturer of dental solutions Straumann have joined their experience in the field of implantology and innovation to create the Chair in Zygomatic Implants. New digital approach. The two entities therefore go a step further and reinforce the collaboration that began in July 2017 with the creation of the Aula Straumann.
 

November 2021

Jordi Cervós, UIC Barcelona’s first rector, passes away

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The Catalan neuropathologist had seven Honorary Doctorates, was a member of the Royal Academy of Doctors, and had received numerous awards and recognitions, including the Creu de Sant Jordi.

October 2021

UIC Barcelona hosts the presentation and opening ceremony of the Student Academic Conference, the international university conference organised by students

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The former UIC Barcelona Forum moves towards a more international and innovative model by transforming itself into the Student Academic Conference (SAC) with this year's theme, caring for society

October 2021

UIC Barcelona Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, the first private degree programme in Spain to obtain international accreditation from the WFME

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UIC Barcelona has just become the first private university in Spain to obtain this international accreditation, which has also been awarded to the University of Girona, as a public university. This accreditation was issued by AQU Catalunya (Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency) in conjunction with the WFME (World Federation of Medical Education), which establishes and certifies global standards for medical education in agreement with the WHO and the World Medical Association. It was announced today at AQU Catalunya’s commemorative event, held in celebration of its 25th anniversary

October 2021

Alfonso Méndiz is officially invested as rector of UIC Barcelona and the 2021-2022 academic year is pronounced open

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The rector’s investiture ceremony has taken place today in the University’s Aula Magna lecture theatre. Following the investiture, the opening ceremony for the 2021-2022 academic year got under way, with an inaugural address by Anna Gener, CEO of the real estate consultancy Barcelona Savills Aguirre Newman, titled “Leadership in Values”. 

September 2021

Alfonso Méndiz, rector of UIC Barcelona

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Dr Méndiz, full university professor of Audiovisual Communication and Advertising, was until recently, dean of the Faculty of Communication Sciences.

September 2021

Launch of #NoTalentWithoutAFuture, the annual campaign to boost the UIC Barcelona grants and financial aid programme

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This initiative was set up based on the idea of providing a response to the economic needs of talented students, so that they do not fall behind in their studies

July 2021

“Sport Talent”, UIC Barcelona’s programme to support high-level and high-performance athletes, has just been launched

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The programme offers athletes a tutor who will provide them with guidance and act as an intermediary to help them make their elite sport compatible with their studies at the University

June 2021

Living in different geographical longitudes may affect the sleep of Spanish children, according to a study by UIC Barcelona

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Young Catalans under 15 years of age sleep less than Galicians, and this could be due to sharing similar schedules having a gap in the geographical length, according to a study conducted by the research group on Evaluation of Health Determinants and Health Policies of UIC Barcelona.

June 2021

Vaccines and personalisation of medication are the treatments of the future for skin cancer, according to a UIC Barcelona expert

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On the occasion of the European Day for the Prevention of Skin Cancer, which is celebrated on Sunday 13 June, dermatologist and professor of the Bachelor's Degree in Medicine at UIC Barcelona Ramon Grimalt said today that future treatments for skin cancer will involve vaccines and the personalisation of medications, "as is already the case with breast or colon

May 2021

More than thirty CEOs and entrepreneurs take part in the first international forum on business and management organised by UIC Barcelona

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The Executive Education & Business Challenges Forum bridged the gap between the business world and master's degrees and postgraduate university education, and provided new ways of understanding academic knowledge and research

May 2021

The UIC Barcelona School of Architecture launches a new Master’s Degree in Urban Design for Healthy Cities

January 2021

Foros 2021 delves into a new architectural vision and systemic transformations sparked by COVID-19

January 2021

BIST and UIC Barcelona recruit six researchers through the FBA Fellows programme, attracting scientific talent from the fields of health and the environment

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The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) and the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona) bring the FBA Fellows talent attraction programme to a close, backed by the Bosch Aymerich Foundation.

January 2018

Innovation in Architecture, the focus of the 20th edition of the UIC Barcelona School of Architecture’s FOROS lecture series

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The series, entitled "Plural Innovation", will get under way on 26 February with Alejandro Haiek.Here, industry professionals will hone in on the concept of innovation as a crucial force for expanding Architecture beyond the discipline’s traditional boundaries.