Special collaboration: ‘Who is making science? Scientists as makers of science policy (2007)

Scientific entrepreneurs are individuals who act as links between the fields of science, politics and economics, thereby generating technoscientific systems and often defining scientific policies and research lines. This international workshop was organized by the Science History Group of the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), the CSIC’s Unit of Comparative Politics and the renowned Max Planck Institute… 2007

From the desk to the raised platform: written and oral presentations in biomedicine (2007)

How scientific results should be communicated orally and in writing. That was the double objective of the freely chosen subject imparted during the last two weeks of September 2007 at the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences of the Pompeu Fabra University, in collaboration with the Esteve Foundation. The originality of this teaching proposal, unprecedented in… 2007

10th Award: Application of Stereocontrolled Stepwise [3+2] Cycloadditions to the Preparation of Inhibitors of alpha(4) beta(1)-Integrin-Mediated Hepatic Melanoma Metastasis

Aizpea Zubia and Fernando Cossío are the visible heads of the team from the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of the Basque Country that was awarded the 10th Research Prize granted by the Esteve Foundation. Among 45 nominated articles, the development of a family of synthetic molecules able to restrain liver metastases by 50% in experimental melanoma… 2007

10th edition - Caceres, June, 14-15 2007

10th edition – Caceres, June, 14-15 2007

The tenth edition of the seminars on How to write a scientific paper was held in Caceres, Spain, June, 14-15 2007. These seminars on this topic are targeted to postgraduates in health sciences with the aim to improve their knowledge and skills to write and publish scientific papers. Dr. Esteve Fernández, from the Institut Català d’Oncologia and editor… 2007

La proyección social del medicamento

La proyección social del medicamento

Social pharmacology attempts to analyze the impact of social and cultural factors on the use and effects of drug products. A society like ours, where drug self-consumption is increasing steadily, must analyze the relationship between these drugs and the population, and its possible consequences. Indeed, despite its importance, this issue is seldom discussed in the… 2007

SF-COB 4ª edición - Granada, 24 y 25 de mayo de 2007

4th edition – Granada, May, 24-25 2007

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 organized… 2007

SB-COB - 3ª edición - Palma de Mallorca, 19 y 20 de abril de 2007

3rd edition – Palma de Mallorca, April, 19-20 2007

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 organized… 2007