2nd edition – Terrassa, November, 26-27 2014

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… 2014

The importance of language in the biosanitary environment

The role of language in health science is of utmost importance in the everyday work of health professionals, and deserves much more attention than it usually receives. Hence, in this new monograph of the Esteve Foundation, 14 experts address the different fields of health in which language plays a decisive role. Communication between research colleagues,… 2014

4th edition – Madrid, 19-20, November 2014

The various debates organized by the Esteve Foundation between scientists and journalists always highlighted one weakness in science journalism: lack of communication between both parties. The range of specialized courses in science for journalists is extensive, however, we cannot say that the reverse is true. Medical personnel from both the field of research and the… 2014

Los públicos de la ciencia

Opinion polls usually reflect a preference of the public for science topics. Audience data, however, appear to show exactly the opposite. How interested is society in science? Which real audience has not only the traditional means offered by scientific contents, but also dissemination possibilities such as blogs or museums? How are social networks and internet… 2014

24th edition – Viladecavalls, November, 5-6 2014

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… 2014

New perspectives on D-Amino Acids

Proteins are the most abundant biological cellular macromolcules and structurally characterized by being formed from a group of 20 precursor molecules, known as amino acids. The grouping and combination of these amino acids enable peptides, oligopeptides and polypetides to be formed, to construct larger structures, which are strictly speaking proteins. Although up until now it… 2014