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March 17, 2016

BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards seek to recognize and encourage world-class research and artistic creation, prizing contributions of lasting impact for their originality, theoretical significance and ability to push back the frontiers of the known world. These international awards span eight categories: Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics), Biomedicine, Ecology and Conservation Biology, Information and Communication Technologies, Economics, Finance and Management, Contemporary Music, Climate Change and Development Cooperation. Deadline: 30 June…

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March 4, 2016

APIF Grants for Research Stays – Call for applications

The University of Barcelona has published a new call for applications addressed to PhD Students with an APIF Scholarship looking for financial support for short research stays in Spain and abroad. All applications must be sent to the Unitat de Beques i Ajuts a l’Estudiant (Oficina de Beques de Tercer Cicle – Pavelló Rosa). Deadline for applicatons: March 18th, 2016. More information (in Catalan) HERE.

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March 4, 2016

Video Competition ‘Comas i Solà’

Make your research understood by the wider public! The University of Barcelona Doctoral School (EDUB) has announced its second short-video contest to enable UB doctoral students to share their research with a wider public. Deadline for submissions: May 23rd, 2016. More information (in Catalan) HERE.

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February 26, 2016

LERU Doctoral Summer School – Call for applications

The 7th LERU Doctoral Summer School ‘Data Stewardship for Scientific Discovery an Innovation’ will be held at Leiden University (The Netherlands) from July 10th to July 15th, 2016. It will prepare its participants for the future of complex, data-intensive, multi-stakeholder and multi-disciplinary scientific methods and collaborations The University of Barcelona will cover the registration fees, flight tickets and accommodation expenses for the 2 UB selected candidates. The deadline for applications will…

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February 22, 2016

Presentation of “General Equilibrium and Game Theory, Ten Papers”

The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics will host the presentation in Spain of the book published by Harvard University Press ”General Equilibrium and Game Theory – Ten Papers” by Prof. Andreu Mas-Colell with remarks by Prof. Jerry R. Green, Harvard University, and Prof. Hugo F. Sonnenschein, University of Chicago. The presentation will take place on 8 April 2016 at 13.00h at Ciutadella Campus Auditorium – UPF (Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27;…

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February 22, 2016

SERC Annual Conference 2016 – Call for papers

The Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC) at the London School of Economics (LSE) will held its eighth annual Conference from 26-27 May 2016. The Spatial Economics Research Centre was launched in April 2008 to provide high quality independent research on why some regions, cities and communities prosper more than others. It mobilises international expertise and provides information for policy makers to enhance their capacity to diagnose and tackle existing spatial…

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February 19, 2016

The Alumni Wall: Write your name in history to support research at the Faculty of Economics and Business

The Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Barcelona (UB) has made the decision to open new sources of financing to continue promoting new projects. This new university sponsorship initiative (The Alumni Wall) is seeking help from former students to kick start high quality research, internationalisation and teaching projects. Donations for funding Faculty projects will receive symbolic recognition: the Alumni Wall, where the names of those doing their little…

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February 19, 2016

The UB in the top 25 leading world universities over 400 years old

The University of Barcelona (UB) has been ranked among the top 25 leading world universities in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings of the best ancient universities. The UB was ranked 174th in THE’s overall World University Rankings in the 2015-16 ranking. More information HERE.

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February 10, 2016

2016 INGENIO PhD Days Eu-SPRI Forum Early Career Researcher Conference – Call for papers

INGENIO is pleased to announce the 2016 Eu-SPRI & INGENIO PhD Days, a three-day event organized by INGENIO’S doctoral students. The event aims at providing an enriching experience for early career researchers working on a wide range of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy issues. One purpose of the PhD Days is to contribute to the development of research capacities and skills. The third edition will focus on how science, technology…

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