38th edition – Alicante, January, 24-25 2019

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… 2019

19th edition – Barcelona, February 5-6 2019

Biomedical professionals need to be able to communicate effectively in writing and in speaking. However, most professionals receive little specific training in communication skills. Science is an international endeavor, and English is the lingua franca of the international scientific community. Although Spanish biomedical professionals invest heavily in learning English, they often lack the skills in…

37th edition – Tarragona, January, 22-23

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… 2019

49th edition – Santiago de Chile, January, 17-18 2019

One of the courses in most demand from the training provided by this institution, How to write a scientific article, retorns to Chile in January 2019, celebrating two editions. The first will take place on 14 and 15 January in Concepción, in collaboration with Universidad de Concepción-Chile, and the second in Santiago de Chile, on 17…

48th edition – Concepción (Chile), January, 14-15 2019

One of the courses in most demand from the training provided by this institution, How to write a scientific article, retorns to Chile in January 2019, celebrating two editions. The first will take place on 14 and 15 January in Concepción, in collaboration with Universidad de Concepción-Chile, and the second in Santiago de Chile, on 17… 2019

Contents of public health in human nutrition and dietetics degree

This initiative goes way back. Such diverse degrees as medicine, social work and teaching give subjects on public health in their degree courses. Therefore in 2010, the Sociedad Española de Epidemiología (SEE) and the Sociedad Española de Salud Pública y Administración Sanitaria (SESPAS) decided to unite criteria and agree on basic contents that should be covered in the degree…

Meet the expert: Gordon Guyatt

With more than 1,200 scientific papers published in such periodicals as The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet and JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), Gordon Guyatt has established himself as a prominent figure in the history of medicine. A professor in McMaster University's department of clinical epidemiology and biostatistics in Canada, he… 2018