Debate on Cinema and Medicines

Films are the perfect vehicle to interpret our surroundings, and the world of medicines is no exception. The Societat Catalana de Farmacologia (Catalan Society of Pharmacology) presents the conference Cine y medicamentos (Cinema and Medicines), ?in which three leading pharmacologists will analyse the discipline from the perspective of three recent films in the history of… 2015

1st edition – Barcelona, 17 and 18 February 2015

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… 2015

Epidemiología para periodistas y comunicadores

Epidemiology is a particularly attractive discipline for the media. It is present in many health issues, and also in the environment and technology, as it involves all types of health risks for the population. However, the statistical element and its technical terminology involves enormous difficulties for journalists and reporters. The Esteve Foundation and the Asociación… 2015

8th edition – Barcelona, February, 2-3 2015

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… 2015

5th edition- Barcelona, 22 and 23 January 2015

After four consecutive years at the Instituto RTVE of Madrid, on 22 and 23 October 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… 2015

26th edition – Terrassa, January, 20-21 2015

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…

3rd edition – Barcelona, January, 12-13 2015

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… 2015

Diccionari de recerca clínica de medicaments (Dictionary of clinical medicine research)

Fifteen years of work, 200 pages, seven subject areas, almost 900 terms, 150 of of them standardized in Catalan. These are some of the figures concerning the Diccionari de recerca clínica de medicaments  (Dictionary of clinical medicine research), the work tool for clinical research experts, which was presented in Barcelona on 18 December 2014. The… 2014