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October 25, 2013

5th Joint French Macro Workshop (JFMW) – Submission of papers

The Foundation Banque de France, together with the French institutions listed below, is organizing the 5th Joint French Macro Workshop on 6 December 2013. The goal of this workshop is to bring together European macroeconomists to discuss current research frontiers on a regular basis. The workshop is a one day event which will take place at Banque de France (Paris) on 6 December. Potential presenters should submit their paper in electronic form…

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October 4, 2013

Recent trends in storytelling

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work.

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September 30, 2013

Beatriu de Pinós Mobility Programme for Researchers

The Beatriu de Pinós Mobility Programme for Researchers is a programme of the Government of Catalonia and managed by AGAUR that supports postdoctoral research training projects in Catalonia (modality B) and abroad (modality A) for up to 2 years. The incoming modality B runs under the Marie Curie Action COFUND. Submission period: between September 9th to September 30th, 2013. More information HERE.

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September 30, 2013

Second ISTR PhD Seminar at the University of Muenster in Germany

The ISTR will celebrate the second ISTR PhD Seminar at the University of Muenster in Germany the 20-22 July 2014. The aim of the workshop is to provide doctoral students with the opportunity to receive extensive intellectual and methodological advice on their doctoral research. The seminar is limited to a group of (up to) 50 doctoral students. Applicants must be members of ISTR and register and attend the conference. Interested…

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September 30, 2013

Our Faculty involved in the SSH European Research agenda

Our Faculty (Germà Bel, Daniel Albalate, Xavier Fageda) and the PhD student Jordi Rosell are involved with the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Research agenda definition through the League of European Research Universities (LERU) paper explaining why SSH research, as the scholarly discipline which generates new and intrinsically valuable knowledge pertaining to all human aspects of the world, is of vital importance to the future of Europe.

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September 26, 2013

Research Associate – CEDE project / Univ of Sheffield

The Institute for Economic Analysis of Decision Making (InstEAD) at the Department of Economics, University of Sheffield, UK is currently advertising a 2 year Grade 7 Research Associate post for someone with a PhD (or near completion) in economics, or psychology or a related area. The project is a novel one and people with a variety of academic backgrounds may be suitable. Creating and Exploring Digital Empathy (CEDE) is an RCUK funded…

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September 19, 2013

Research grant at OECD 2013-2014

The Jaume Bofill Foundation in collaboration with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), has published a new edition of its grants for researchers willing to develop a research visiting to the Educational Management of the OECD in its headquarters in Paris. The research visiting will comprise six months from October 2013 and the maximum amount of the grant will be 27.000 euros. The deadline is September 19th 2013.More…

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September 16, 2013

UB International Projects and Professor’s Mobility Call

A call to finance intenational research projects and faculty’s international mobility has been recently published by Universitat de Barcelona. This call covers two grant types: Type A grants to finance preliminary collaboration activities with other international universities until march 2014. You can submit your application until 16th September 2013. Type B grants are financing professor’s mobility inside Erasmus programme. Application can be submited during 2013/2014 academic year. You will find mor…

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September 16, 2013

Research project manager – Job Offer

The Barcelona Economics Institute (IEB), a research center in Applied Economics at Universitat de Barcelona (UB), is offering a research project manager position to colaborate in its research projectes and activities. A great chance to boost your professional and academic career. Applications must be submitted to ieb.administracio@ub.edu not later than September 16th. You can find more information HERE.

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