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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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February 10, 2016

Symposium for Junior Researchers – Royal Economic Society

The Royal Economic Society is organizing its 2nd Symposium of Junior Researchers, which will take place on 24 March 2016 at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.  With the support of the Royal Economic Society, the event is organized by research students for research students. Its objectives are to bring together students at all stages of their theses and to foster discussion and dissemination research in all areas of economics. The Symposium takes place following the Annual Conference of the RES so…

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February 9, 2016

The Faculty of Economics and Business (UB) presents a new formula for funding projects

The Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Barcelona, Dr. Elisenda Paluzie, will present the project “El Mur dels Antics Alumnes” [The Wall of Alumni] next Monday, 15 of February (12.30 pm), which opens a new formula for funding and internationalising research projects. The initiative, which is being implemented by many universities around the world, aims to engage former students of the Faculty in the…

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February 8, 2016

Bank of England PhD Internships

The Bank of England offers internships for individuals currently undertaking PhDs to work collaboratively on research projects with Bank staff for two to three months. PhD interns therefore play an active role in their research environment. To be considered, you should be expecting to submit your PhD thesis within the next two years. All fields are considered, although we’re particularly interested in candidates with a background in the following areas:…

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February 5, 2016

The Faculty of Economics and Business opens new sources of project financing

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 joint initiative includes the Faculty and the UB Social Council, and seeks to involve former students in financing research projects with a social impact, and improving teaching or internationalisation where projects do not receive public funding; projects which otherwise would not come…

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February 4, 2016

31st Congress of the European Economic Association – Call for papers

The European Economic Association (EEA) and the Program Chairs, Philippe Bacchetta (University of Lausanne) and Monika Schnitzer (Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich), invite you to submit a paper to the contributed sessions of the ‘31st Congress of the European Economic Association’ that will take place, in parallel with the summer meetings of the Econometric Society, in Geneva, Switzerland, from Monday August 22 to Friday August 26 2016. Deadline for submissions: 15 February 2016….

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February 4, 2016

Royal Economic Society Annual Conference – Call for applications

The 2016 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society will take place from Monday 21 March to Wednesday 23 March 2016 at the University of Sussex, Brighton. The RES Annual Conference offers a great opportunity to interact with economists at all levels from across Europe and the rest of the world to hear and talk about the latest research. Deadline for ‘Early bird’ registrations: 8 February 2016. Further information HERE.

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February 2, 2016

Banc Sabadell Foundation Award for Economic, Business and Social Knowledge – Call for applications

The Banc Sabadell Foundation holds this Award in order to encourage and recognise the work carried out by Spanish researchers in the fields of economic, business and social knowledge, and to help analyse and formulate alternatives to enhance society. The Award consists of a prize of 30,000 euros and a sculpture by Sergi Aguilar. Applications should be sent through THIS website. Deadline for applications: 30 April 2016.  Further information HERE (in Spanish).

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