Open Access and Open Science: not one and the same thing

Although there is no agreed definition of Open Science today, it should not be confused with Open Access. Open Access is one of the ingredients of Open Science, which has been called for in the Budapest Open Access Initiative of 2002, in the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing of 2003, and in the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to

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Call for applications 2022 for grants for open-access publications

The Vice-Rector’s Office for Research is offering the University of Barcelona community a new call for grants for open-access publishing, with a budget of 120,000 euros. Open access journals offer the texts of articles free of charge without the need to subscribe. These publications have a cost and this call for grants complements the University’s expenditure on subscriptions to scientific

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The University of Barcelona publishes the “Guide to the correct identification of authorship and institutional affiliation”.

The guide aims to improve the visibility of UB research teams that sign scientific articles and the institution at national and international levels. The document sets out guidelines for the UB’s institutional signature, with the recommendation to use the standardised signature or unique bibliographic name (NBU). It also provides guidelines for including the institution’s name in accordance with the different

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Conference La Universitat i la qualitat acadèmica

On 5 May at 12 pm, the conference ‘La Universitat de Barcelona y la qualitat acadèmica’ will be held at the Auditorium. It will review the evolution of the University’s quality policy. It will also discuss the current situation at the UB and in the Catalan university system, the future prospects for university quality and UB success stories. During the

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Open and Citizen Science Seminar, Academic Challenges

We are pleased to share information about the Research Seminar to be held at the Faculty of Education on 19 May from 11 am to 2 pm in Room 240. The seminar is organised by the Institute for Research in Education and the Learning, Media and social Interactions Research Group with the support of the Department of Didactics and Educational

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REDICE-22: Call for applications for university research grants

With the aim of supporting research projects that contribute to generating and disseminating knowledge about university teaching, the REDICE-22 grants are announced. The beneficiaries are teams coordinated by a lecturer, with the condition that they hold a PhD and have a full-time contract at the University of Barcelona. Each grant will have a maximum of €3,000 and can be applied

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Seminari Cafè Investigador 22: “A la deriva”

The research group Learning, Media & Social Interactions (LMI), with the collaboration of the Department of Didactics and Educational Organization of the Faculty of Education (Universitat de Barcelona), organizes the Seminari Cafè Investigador Seminar 22: “A la deriva”. Date: April 1, 2022 Time: 11:00 a.m. Location: Classroom 240, Llevant Building, Mundet Campus Registration: https://forms.office.com/r/rH96rrH6uf Program: 11:00 a.m. – Research with and

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The University of Barcelona and Planeta Formación y Universidades create a Chair on Higher Education Studies

On 9 March, the University of Barcelona and Planeta Formación y Universidades presented the Chair on Higher Education Studies, affiliated to the Faculties of Economics and Business and Education. This Chair is the result of a proposal of professors Amelia Díaz, Francisco Esteban, Miquel Martínez and Ernest Pons with the aim of creating a tool to study in depth the

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