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Awards and honours

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Over the years, many members of the UB community have been recipients of awards and honours from different institutions, both for their academic and research activities, and for their professional careers in general.

Awards and honours granted to members of the UB community

Academic year 2016-2017
Awards and honours Awarded to
Certamen Art<35 BS 2017 Adrià Gamero and Joan Pallé, graduated in Fine Arts-UB
Jaume Vicens Vives Award 2017 Dikasteia, a consolidated teaching innovation group from the University of Barcelona
ICREA Academia 2016 Noemí Pereda Beltran, from the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology; Giancarlo Franzese, from the Department of Condensed Matter Physics, and Susana Narotzky Molleda, from the Department of Social Anthropology
World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP)'s Award in the category of research Eduard Vieta, lecturer from the Department of Medicine-UB
Catalan Society for Biology Award Jesús Lozano Fernàndez, Juan de la Cierva researcher UB
Essity’s Global University Challenge The team Módul, formed by the student from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the UB Olga Casanova, Gisela Cruz, Khadija El Aadmi and María Tovar
XIII Eurostars Hotels Travel Narrative Award Cuentakilómetros, by the Irun journalist, political scientist and jurist Saúl Cepeda Lezcano
Premi Tiflos, en la categoria de televisió-l'ONCE (trentena edició) The documentary Yo también quiero sexo !, by Ricard Belis, lecturer in the degree of Audiovisual Communication from the Faculty of Library Science and Documentation, and Montse Armengou
2017 Environment Prize of the Government of Catalonia, best initiative's category RiuNet App. Conducted by the Research Group Freshwater Ecology and Management (FEM), led by Professor Narcís Prat, from the Faculty of Biology
Premi Crítica Serra d’Or 2017 en la categoria de recerca (altres ciències)-51a edició Professor Emeritus of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science Josep Pla i Carrera, for the 'History of mathematics'
Premis de la Reial Societat Espanyola de Química: RSEQ 2017 Eliseo Ruiz, Professor of the Department of Inorganic Chemistry-UB
Antoni Riera, Professor of Organic Chemistry-UB
Joan Bosch, Professor of the Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Chemistry, at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science-UB
Association of Biologists of Catalonia (CBC) Awards Narcís Prat, head of the Research Group Freshwater Ecology and Management (FEM)-UB (awarded for his professional career)
Albert Bosch, professor from the Department of Genetics, Microbiology and Statistics-UB (Research award)
4th Award for the Best Science and Humanities Dissemination Activities Javier Martín Vide, professor of Physical Geography and director of the Water Research Institute (IdRA)-UB
Doctor honoris causa per la Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) Ramon Gomis, professor of the Departament of Medicine-UB
Silver Amni Visnaga – Audience Award in the 20th edition of the Malaga Film Festival The film Blue Rai by the graduate Pedro B. Abreu, graduated by the University School of Cinema and Visual Communication of Catalonia (ESCAC), affiliated school of the UB
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Prize 2017 Marisa Siguan, professor of German Literature-UB
March 8 - Maria Aurèlia Capmany Prize The audiovisual work Artífex de la desobediència: Un documental sobre creativitat feminista a Barcelona, directed by the former student of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Carme Gomila, with Lucía Egaña and Maria Berzosa
BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards Pedro Alonso, professor of Public Health
Full academician to the Royal European Academy of Doctors (RAED) Mariano Monzó, professor from the Department of Surgery and Surgical Specializations of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences-UB
The seventh call for RecerCaixa grants Five projects from the University of Barcelona, awarded in the seventh call for RecerCaixa grants
Premi Ciutat de Barcelona 2016 en la categoria de ciències experimentals i tecnologia Carme Rovira Virgili, ICREA research lecturer from the Faculty of Chemistry-UB
Novena edició dels Premis Gaudí La pel·lícula Un monstre em ve a veure, del director Juan Antonio Bayona, exalumne de l’Escola Superior de Cinema i Audiovisuals de Catalunya (ESCAC), centre adscrit a la UB
Full academicians of the Royal European Academy of Doctors (RAED) Montserrat Casanovas, professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business-UB, and Daniel Turbón, professor at the Faculty of Biology-UB
XX Premi Claustre de Doctors de la Universitat de Barcelona Marta Kulis, researcher
21st Civility Awards for Media Project Identity and mirrors: how do we see ourselves and how do they see us?
Premis PIONER Gemma Sebares, professora del Departament de Didàctica de les Ciències Socials, de l'Educació Musical, de l'Educació Física i de l'Educació Visual i Plàstica-Grup de Recerca de Didàctica del Patrimoni (DIDPATRI)
Creu de Sant Andreu L'Associació d'Aviadors de la República (ADAR)/Grup de Recerca de Didàctica del Patrimoni (DIDPATRI)
Proof of concept (PoC) Awards-EIT Health Spain sEHIAPInf project, directed by Santiago Vázquez Cruz, from the Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Chemistry-UB
CYCLICK project, directed by Francesc Rabanal Anglada, from the Department of Inorganic and Organic Chemistry-UB
Summer School Award 2016-EIT Health Spain RareCanConnect Project. By Ana Rodríguez and Meritxell Ascanio, graduated in Biomedical Engineering (I promotion)
58th Carles Riba Poetry Prize Maria Cabrera i Callís, adjunct lecturer at the Department of Catalan Philology and General Linguistics-UB, for the book La ciutat cansada
Gold Medal of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences Dr. Ramon Salazar, retired professor of Pharmaceutical Technology at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences-UB
Consolidator Grant by the European Research Council (ERC) Licia Verde, ICREA researcher at the Institute of Cosmos Science (ICCUB-IEEC)
Acadèmic a la Reial Acadèmia de Bones Lletres Isabel de Riquer i Permanyer, doctora en Filologia Romànica i profesora emérita de Literatura Románica Medieval de la UB
Jesús Nuñez International Award of Graphic Art David Calle Cañadell, former student of Fine Arts-UB
Premi Nacional a la Millor Traducció Ana María Bejarano Escanilla, llicenciada i doctora en Filologia Semítica-UB
Doctor honoris causa at the University of Cluj-Napoca Jaume Bosch i Genover, professor of Medicine-UB
Membres numeraris de l’Institut d’Estudis Catalans (IEC) August Bover i José Enrique Gargallo (Facultat de Filologia-UB), Joan Vallès (Facultat de Farmàcia i Ciències dels Aliments i Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat-UB, IRBio) i Marta Sanz (Facultat de Matemàtiques i Informàtica-UB)
José Manuel Blecua Prize for the best article published in a distinguished journal in the field of humanities and social sciences, coming from a doctoral thesis The study “Malthus living in a slum: urban concentration, infrastructures and economic growth”, by David Castells Quintana
Honourable mention José Manuel Blecua Research on an innovative therapy to treat depression, by Adrián Montesano
Ramon Margalef Prize of the Board of Trustees to the best article published in a distinguished journal in the field of experimental sciences and health Benjamí Oller Salvia, for his design of a molecule, in particular a peptide created out of bees’ poison, which can be an important contribution to increase the efficiency of drugs that treat diseases in the central nervous system
Antoni Caparrós Prize for the best project on knowledge transfer Exhibition “Modernism. Art, workshops, industries”, by Mireia Freixa, Professor of History of Art-UB
Antoni Caparrós Prize Project by the research group Integrative Systems Biology, Metabolomics and Cancer, led by Professor Marta Cascante, for their contribution in the development of a new additive for the health and food sector with vegetable waste generated by the extraction of oil
Senén Vilaró Prize for the best innovative company Minoryx Therapeutics, spin-off of the UB
Ramon Margalef Prize on Ecology 2016 Josep Peñuelas, research lecturer at the Ecological and Forestry Applications Research Centre (CREAF-CSIC)
2016 National Essay Prize Josep Maria Esquirol, professor of the Department of Theoretical and Practical Philosophy and in the master degree of Bioethics and Law: Health Problems and Biotechnology of the UB, for his work La resistencia íntima: ensayo de una filosofía de la proximidad
Plate of the Civil Order of Alfonso X the Wise
(Orden ECD/1686/2016, de 7 de octubre)
Dídac Ramírez i Sarrió, former rector of the University of Barcelona
VIII Premi de Recerca de Treball Social Dolors Arteman Marta Ballester Frago, doctoranda i professora de la Unitat de Formació i Recerca de l’Escola de Treball Social-UB
Doctor honoris causa per la Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB) Joan Veny i Clar, catedràtic emèrit de Dialectologia Catalana-UB
Campionats de Catalunya Universitaris 2016-Millors Esportistes Universitaris Anna Arnau (Millor Esportista Absolut); Edgar Pérez (handbol masculí); Laura Masip (handbol femení); Juan Rosell (voleibol masculí); Mar Saló (voleibol femení); Jordina Marbà (rugbi 7 femení); Pau Barbero (rugbi 7 masculí); Èric Peña (judo masculí); Annabel Valledor (orientació femení); Pau Llorens (orientació masculí); Iñaki López (atletisme masculí); Ari Sánchez (pàdel femení) i Ferran Insa (pàdel masculí)
Scholar award or research of the European Second Language Association (EUROSLA) Carmen Muñoz, Professor of English Linguistics and Applied Linguistics-UB and coordinator of the GRAL research group
Gold Medal of the University of Barcelona Emilio Lledó, Philosopher
Medalla d'honor en la categoria d'or-Parlament de Catalunya Manel Esteller, professor de la Facultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut-UB
Certamen Art<35 BS 2016 - IX Ed. Nico Brunet, Isabel Servera i Tura Sanz, titulats en Belles Arts-UB i
Yosman Botero, estudiant del màster de Producció i Recerca Artística-UB
28th Catalunya International Prize Manel Esteller, professor  in the Department of Physiological Sciences-UB
Joan Massagué, co-founder of the Biomedical Research Institute (IRB Barcelona)
Josep Baselga, Medical Director at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York
Proof of concept (PoC) Awards GasApp: Making Complex Gas Analytics Friendly and Available ASAP, by Daniel Prades
Premi Societat Catalana de Biologia (SCB) a la Divulgació Guia il·lustrada per a conèixer els arbres, per Jaume Llistosella i Antoni Sánchez Cuxart, experts UB
Premi Societat Catalana de Biologia (SCB) al jove investigador Dra. Eva M. Novoa Pardo, autora del treball Evolution of the gene translation machinery and its applications to drug discovery
Premi Societat Catalana de Biologia (SCB) a la trajectòria professional Joan Massagué i Solé, cofundador de l’IRB Barcelona
Societat Catalana de Biologia (SCB) al millor article científic David M. Alba, doctor en Biologia-UB, pel treball «Miocene small-bodied ape from Eurasia sheds light on hominoid evolution»
Medalla de la Càtedra Centenària d’Història de la Farmàcia de la UCM Joan Esteva de Sagrera, catedràtic i degà de la Facultat de Farmàcia-UB
XII Premi Eurostars Hotels de Narrativa de Viatges Carlos Fernández Salinas
Honorary Doctorate by the University of Valencia Eduard Vieta Pascual, lecturer in Psychiatry and Psychobiology-UB
Visser-Neerlandia 2015 Award Anne Van Raemdonck, tenured lecturer of Dutch Language and Literature at the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and English Studies-UB
Premi a l’Excel·lència Investigadora Reial Societat Espanyola de Química (RSEQ) 2016 Juan José Novoa, catedràtic del Departament de Ciència dels Materials i Química Física
Big Vang Medal to the best scientific dissemination Antoni Trilla, lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences-UB
XXVIII Ed. Rey Jaime I prize on Medical Research Elías Campo, professor at the Department of Basic Clinical Practice of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences-UB, and research director at Clinic Hospital
2nd Comas i Solà Contest Joanna Sierpowska, (the best film), student of PhD program in Biomedicine
Elisabet Tintó (the most original film), student of the PhD program in Biomedicine
Silvana de Souza Pinheiro (the most popular film), student of the program in Drug research, development and control
   
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