Escepticemia.Una mirada escéptica sobre la salud y la información

"Sceptics are people who, far from accepting everything they are told, have doubts. They analyse data assessing how they were obtained, they seek counterexamples, revise efficacy, examine compatibility with other generally established principles and the consequences of their application. They do not accept the principle of authority or tradition, but the principle of proof". This… 2016

2nd edition – Granollers, March, 15-16 2016

Audiovisual format is becoming increasingly more important both in obtaining resources for research and for scientific dissemination, particularly if it reaches the target public in an attractive, contemporary and understandable way. This new course from Fundación Esteve intends to set the basis on how to communicate scientific projects by recording and editing short, simple and… 2016

1st edition – Terrassa, March, 8-9 2016

Problem-Based Learning (PBL) is a learning method in line with the directives of the creation the European Higher Education Area and the approach of the Bologna Declaration, which require that the teaching-learning process facilitates the development of skills, so that students are more autonomous in managing learning. This teaching-learning process focusing on the student, underlines… 2016

7th edition – Barcelona, February, 4-5 2016

On 4 and 5 February 2015, 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… 2016

6th edition – Barcelona, February, 23-24 2016

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… 2016

5th edition – Badalona, February, 16-17 2016

If drawing up a research project to obtain funds used to be an important part in the career of all scientists, in view of today's economical situation, this process has become essential. The Esteve Foundation therefore decided to organize a new course addressed to future health science researchers, to learn the techniques and basic skills… 2016

13th edition – Barcelona, February, 10-11 2016

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… 2016

30th edition – Granollers, January, 26-27 2016

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… 2016