25ª edición - Barcelona, 9 y 10 de mayo de 2012

25th edition – Barcelona, May, 9-10 2012

The 25th edition of these training seminars to provide the basic skills and techniques to write and publish scientific articles in health sciences was held on May 9-10 2012 at the Col·legi Oficial de Bibliotecaris-Documentalistes de Catalunya (Barcelona, Spain). Esteve Fernandez, editor of Gaceta Sanitaria from 2004 to 2010, andAna Maria Garcia, editor of Archivos de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales,… 2012

Contributions to Medical Education from Scientific Foundations

The Esteve Foundation participated in the 1st Meeting of Residents in Anesthesiology, organized by the Catalan Society of Anesthesiology, Resuscitation and Pain Therapy, held on May 4th, 2012, at the Hotel Torre Catalunya in Barcelona. The meeting consisted of presentations and contributions on education in medicine. After a review of the different training options open… 2012

Science Café on Allergies

Why do people have allergies? Are they proliferating? Do they have a genetic component? Can they be cured? These were just some of the questions posed at the third Science Café on Immunology organized by the Catalan Society of Immunology in collaboration with Dr. Antonio Esteve Foundation and a team of young researchers BIOcomuniCA'T. An… 2012

5th edition – Terrassa, April, 13-14 2012

English remains one of the outstanding issues yet to be resolved among health professionals. Although 90% of biomedical English is Greek or Latin in origin, pronunciation and other aspects such as prepositions or prepositional verbs are the main problem areas for Spanish scientists. For that reason, on April 13-14, 2012, the Esteve Foundation launched the fifth… 2012

First Conference on the Management of Scientific Information

Organized by the Research Institute of Catalan Studies (IEC), this conference took place on the 12th & 13th April, 2012, in the Prat de la Riba room of the institute. About two hundred people came to present and discuss various initiatives concerning access and processing of scientific information and related technological tools. Salvador Giner, president… 2012

The 24th edition of these training seminars to provide the basic skills and techniques to write and publish scientific articles in health sciences was held on March 8-9 2012 at Hospital Doctor Peset (Valencia, Spain). Esteve Fernandez, editor of Gaceta Sanitaria from 2004 to 2010, and Ana Maria Garcia, editor of Archivos de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales, conducted some twenty students the methodology of these training seminars based on the theoretical exposition and high involvement with exercises based on published articles. The edition was coordinated by Esther Almenar.

24th edition – Valencia, March, 8-9 2012

The 24th edition of these training seminars to provide the basic skills and techniques to write and publish scientific articles in health sciences was held on March 8-9 2012 at Hospital Doctor Peset (Valencia, Spain). Esteve Fernandez, editor of Gaceta Sanitaria from 2004 to 2010, andAna Maria Garcia, editor of Archivos de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales, conducted some… 2012

Edición especial - Manresa, 29 de febrero y 1 de marzo de 2012

Special edition – Manresa, February 29-March 1 2012

The 24th edition of these training seminars to provide the basic skills and techniques to write and publish scientific articles in health sciences was held on February-29/March-1 2012 at Fundació Caixa Manresa auditorium. Esteve Fernandez, editor of Gaceta Sanitaria from 2004 to 2010, andXavier Fuentes, from Bellvitge’s Hospital, conducted some fifty students the methodology of these training… 2012

Science Café on Vaccines

Vaccination is a way to activate the immune system and prevent serious illness and even death. Vaccines teach our body how to defend against an invasion by pathogens. In this second Science Café on Immunology, attendees discussed how vaccines work, their safety, and if some of them should be mandatory to ensure public health. The… 2012

16th edition – Salamanca, February, 2-3 2012

When speaking in front of an audience, only 15% of what actually reaches the public corresponds to the spoken message. In contrast, more than half the information retained by listeners lies in nonverbal communication. Indeed, the lecturer’s posture, gesture and eye gaze tell a lot more on how he/she feels than mere words. These courses… 2012

23ª edición - Granollers, 24 y 25 de enero de 2012

23rd edition – Granollers, January, 24-25 2012

The 23rd edition of these training seminars to provide the basic skills and techniques to write and publish scientific articles in health sciences was held on January 24-25 2012 at Granoller's Hospital. Esteve Fernandez, editor of Gaceta Sanitaria from 2004 to 2010, andAna Maria Garcia, editor of Archivos de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales, conducted some twenty students the… 2012