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March 29, 2016

The 2016 Geneva Challenge – Call for contributions

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies announced the 2016 edition of the Geneva Challenge – the Advancing Development Goals international Contest for graduate students. This year students are invited to develop analysis-based proposals on “The Challenges of Urbanization”. The competition invites teams of 3-5 master students to: identify a challenge stemming from urbanization; construct an interdisciplinary analysis on how it affects different aspects of development in a specific (but transposable) context; propose innovation…

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March 29, 2016

Claustre de Doctors 2016 Prize – Call for applications

The “Claustre de Doctors” of the University of Barcelona invites applications for its annual prize for the most outstanding PhD Thesis defended between January 1st 2014 and December 31st 2014 with an Excellent Cum Laude. Applications can be submitted either in person or by postal mail. Deadline for applications: June 3rd, 2016. More information (in Catalan) HERE.

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March 20, 2016

Two UB Economics researchers awarded with RecerCaixa grants

The call for research grants RecerCaixa 2015, an initiative fostered by Obra Social la Caixa and the Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP), will allocate 1.6 million euros to support 19 projects of excellence in the fields of social and health sciences. Two projects led by UB Economics researchers have been selected in this call: “The Effect of Social Cohesion on Crime Rates and Security Perceptions: The Role of the Cultural Associationism in a Urban Setting”…

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March 20, 2016

José Manuel Blecua Prize – Call for applications

The Board of Trustees of the University of Barcelona invites applications for its annual José Manuel Blecua Prize. The prize is awarded for the best article published in a prominent academic journal in the field of humanities and social sciences. Applicants must have successfully defended their PhD thesis at the University of Barcelona between January 1st 2011 and December 31st 2015. Deadline for applications: May 31st, 2016. More information (in catalan) HERE. Last year edition Ernest Miguelez, PhD in Economics…

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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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