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

33rd edition – Granollers, October, 7-8 2014

The 33rd edition of these training seminars to provide the basic skills and techniques to write and publish scientific articles in health sciences was held on October 7-8 2014 at the Granollers's Hospital (in Barcelona). Esteve Fernandez, editor of Gaceta Sanitaria from 2004 to 2010, and Ana Maria Garcia, editor of Archivos de Prevención de… 2014

International course about causal inference at the Menorca School of Public Health

Director: Miguel A. Hernán Professor, Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health. Boston, USA Date: September, 22-25, 2014 Place: Llatzeret de Maó. Escuela de Salud Pública de Menorca. Spain Organisers: Escuela de Salud Pública de Menorca (EMSP) and Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP) Sponsors: UIMP and the Esteve Foundation Brief description of… 2014

Filantropía en investigación e innovación biosanitaria en Cataluña

In the context of crisis such as today's, when public investments in scientific research have gone back to figures of the past, it has become essential to seek new sources of funding. These sources include philanthropy. Donations and sponsorship in all their different forms are becoming increasingly more important in funding biomedical research and innovation.… 2014