8th edition – Barcelona, May, 9-10 2017

Biomedical professionals need to be able to communicate their research proposals and findings effectively in writing. However, most professionals receive little specific training in scientific writing. Many have mistaken views about what good writing is and how to achieve it. Writing in a language that is not your mother tongue makes it even more difficult… 2017

40th edition – Terrassa, April, 26-27 2017

The 40th edition of these training seminars to provide the basic skills and techniques to write and publish scientific articles in health sciences was held on April 26-27 2017 at the Mútua Terrassa Foundation. Esteve Fernandez, editor of Gaceta Sanitaria from 2004 to 2010, and Carmen Vives, associate editor of Gaceta Sanitaria, conducted the students… 2017

32nd edition – Barcelona, March, 8-9 2017

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… 2017

Meet the expert: Patangi K. Rangachari

His scientific research has focused on the effects of inflammatory mediators on ion transport, but if there is one thing that has made Patangi K. Rangachari, emeritus professor at McMaster University in Canada, world famous, it is his contributions to university education. The Esteve Foundation instigated a new international activity, Meet the Expert, with the… 2017

9th edition – Barcelona, February, 21-22 2017

On 21 and 22 February 2017, the course El científico ante los medios de comunicación (The scientist and the media) was held at the Sant Cugat TVE studios, for scientists to gain an in-depth view of an editorial staff. Once again organized by the Esteve Foundation, Indagando TV, the CSIC and the Instituto RTVE, this two-day experience enabled scientists to learn the… 2017