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    Horacio Capel.

    Horacio Capel.

    Horacio Capel: "We can now talk about Posthumanity and post-nature"

    Entrevistes

    22/07/2019

    After more than fifty years of doing research and teaching as geographer, the emeritus lecturer from the University of Barcelona Horcaio Capel has decided to write his memoirs: Azares y decisions (Doce Calles). He talks about his personal experiences as well as his task as researcher and teacher at...

    The photograph

    Group photo of the students with the course organizers.

    Group photo of the students with the course organizers.

    The UB and the Catalan Down Syndrome Foundation give the diplomas for the Training course for auxiliary services

    Fotonotícies

    21/06/2019

    On Friday, June 21, the diplomas for the Training course for auxiliary services for people with Down Syndrome were given. The course is organized by the University of Barcelona, through Voluntariat UB, with the Catalan Down Syndrome Foundation (FCSD). The nine students that completed the course took their diploma in a ceremony held in the boardroom in the Rector’s Office. The ceremony...

    Current affairs

    • Francesc Almendros.- A student of the UB, chosen as the ambassador at the European Student’s Union 13/05/2019
      A student of the UB, chosen as the ambassador at the European Student’s Union

      Acadèmic

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    • Els Juliols offering includes more than eighty courses.- This year's Els Juliols include courses on rigorous current issues 06/05/2019
      This year's Els Juliols include courses on rigorous current issues

      Acadèmic

      The #metoo movement, fact-checking concepts, the migratory crisis in the Mediterranean and current policies (ranging from Brexit to Bolsonaro) are only some of the topics to be treated in the 23rd edition of the summer courses of the University of Barcelona, to be held from July 1 to 19, in morning...

    • The meeting was organized by Aprenent x Educar (Axe).- High capacity students: the forgotten ones 10/04/2019
      High capacity students: the forgotten ones

      Acadèmic

      There are many myths and stereotypes regarding high capacities, and a big lack of knowledge. This is one of the main conclusions of the meeting “High capacities, heard about them? An approach and experiences”, held on March 27, at the Faculty of Education. Organized by Aprenent x Educar...

    • David Oriola fent un parlament després de rebre el XXII Premi Claustre de Doctors- The UB awards the XXII Doctors' Senate Awards and the extraordinary doctorate awards 10/04/2019
      The UB awards the XXII Doctors' Senate Awards and the extraordinary doctorate awards

      Acadèmic

      The Paranimph of the Historical Building held on Tuesday, April 9, the ceremony of the Doctors' Senate Awards for the 2018 edition, and the extraordinary doctorate awards for the 2016/2017 academic year. The ceremony was presided by the rector, Joan Elias; the vice-rector for Doctoral Studies and Research...

    • This year, Matefest-Infofest will take place on Thursday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.- A party to fall in love with mathematics and computer science 09/04/2019
      A party to fall in love with mathematics and computer science

      Acadèmic

      The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science has been organizing Matefest-Infofest for twenty years to show these two disciplines are not boring and that they have many uses. Everything indicates the fest is always successful, because every year, the Pati de Ciències (sciences patio) of the Historical...

    • Students with good academic records can apply for these new format grants in Catalonia.- The UB launches the new grant program Master+ UB to recruit research talent 09/04/2019
      The UB launches the new grant program Master+ UB to recruit research talent

      Acadèmic

      The University of Barcelona launches, as a pilot plan, the program Master+UB, a new model of grants for master’s degree students to recruit talent and promote scientific vocations. Students with good academic records can apply for these grants, which have a new format. There will be a total of...

    • The objective of the Health Policy Innovation Seminar is to share the need to review health policies- Reviewing the current health model, from the UB to Harvard 08/04/2019
      Reviewing the current health model, from the UB to Harvard

      Acadèmic

      From July 8 to July 12, the Harvard Law School, in Cambridge (Massachusetts, USA), will hold the Health Policy Innovation Seminar: an executive seminar for clinicians and policy makers organized in collaboration with the University of Barcelona.  ...

    • Winner of the 2018-2019 edition: <i>Panots</i>.- Last day to vote for the 2019/2020 UB folder 28/03/2019
      Last day to vote for the 2019/2020 UB folder

      Acadèmic

      Students and PAS and PDI members can choose the design they like for the 2019/2020 UB folder. There are 83 submitted designs, and the jury of the contest selected ten out of these, which will be voted for so that the university community chooses the one they like the most. People can vote for the design...

    • Elena Jiménez Botías.- A thesis on the states&rsquo; responsibility to protect population gets the "Cum Laude" award 15/03/2019
      A thesis on the states’ responsibility to protect population gets the "Cum Laude" award

      Acadèmic

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    • Today was the opening for the Science & Cooking World Congress at the UB.- The UB holds the Science & Cooking World Congress Barcelona 2019 04/03/2019
      The UB holds the Science & Cooking World Congress Barcelona 2019

      Acadèmic

      From March 4 to 6, the Historical Building will hold the first edition of the Science & Cooking World Congress Barcelona 2019, a meeting framed within the Third Catalan Cooking Congress 2018-2019. ...

    • Winner of the 2018-2019 edition: 'Panots'.- Last days to submit your designs to the contest Carpeta UB 20/02/2019
      Last days to submit your designs to the contest Carpeta UB

      Acadèmic

      Friday, March 8, closes the dateline for the submission of proposals to the 13th contest to choose the design of next year’s folder of the University of Barcelona. All students who are enrolled in bachelor, master and doctoral studies in the university and UB centers during the 2018/2019 academic...

    • The session “The University of Barcelona and the sustainable development goals: building the UB 2030 Agenda” will take place on Monday, February 18, in the Historical Building, and is open to the whole university community.  - Building the UB 2030 Agenda 14/02/2019
      Building the UB 2030 Agenda

      Acadèmic

      On September 25, 2015, a hundred and ninety-three world leaders signed the United Nations 2023 Agenda for sustainable development: a total of seventeen goals to end with poverty, to protect the planet and make human rights a reality for all people within fifteen years. Reaching these objectives does...

    Research

    • Francesc Almendros.- A student of the UB, chosen as the ambassador at the European Student&rsquo;s Union 13/05/2019
      A student of the UB, chosen as the ambassador at the European Student’s Union

      Acadèmic

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    • Els Juliols offering includes more than eighty courses.- This year's Els Juliols include courses on rigorous current issues 06/05/2019
      This year's Els Juliols include courses on rigorous current issues

      Acadèmic

      The #metoo movement, fact-checking concepts, the migratory crisis in the Mediterranean and current policies (ranging from Brexit to Bolsonaro) are only some of the topics to be treated in the 23rd edition of the summer courses of the University of Barcelona, to be held from July 1 to 19, in morning...

    • The meeting was organized by Aprenent x Educar (Axe).- High capacity students: the forgotten ones 10/04/2019
      High capacity students: the forgotten ones

      Acadèmic

      There are many myths and stereotypes regarding high capacities, and a big lack of knowledge. This is one of the main conclusions of the meeting “High capacities, heard about them? An approach and experiences”, held on March 27, at the Faculty of Education. Organized by Aprenent x Educar...

    • David Oriola fent un parlament després de rebre el XXII Premi Claustre de Doctors- The UB awards the XXII Doctors' Senate Awards and the extraordinary doctorate awards 10/04/2019
      The UB awards the XXII Doctors' Senate Awards and the extraordinary doctorate awards

      Acadèmic

      The Paranimph of the Historical Building held on Tuesday, April 9, the ceremony of the Doctors' Senate Awards for the 2018 edition, and the extraordinary doctorate awards for the 2016/2017 academic year. The ceremony was presided by the rector, Joan Elias; the vice-rector for Doctoral Studies and Research...

    • This year, Matefest-Infofest will take place on Thursday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.- A party to fall in love with mathematics and computer science 09/04/2019
      A party to fall in love with mathematics and computer science

      Acadèmic

      The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science has been organizing Matefest-Infofest for twenty years to show these two disciplines are not boring and that they have many uses. Everything indicates the fest is always successful, because every year, the Pati de Ciències (sciences patio) of the Historical...

    • Students with good academic records can apply for these new format grants in Catalonia.- The UB launches the new grant program Master+ UB to recruit research talent 09/04/2019
      The UB launches the new grant program Master+ UB to recruit research talent

      Acadèmic

      The University of Barcelona launches, as a pilot plan, the program Master+UB, a new model of grants for master’s degree students to recruit talent and promote scientific vocations. Students with good academic records can apply for these grants, which have a new format. There will be a total of...

    • The objective of the Health Policy Innovation Seminar is to share the need to review health policies- Reviewing the current health model, from the UB to Harvard 08/04/2019
      Reviewing the current health model, from the UB to Harvard

      Acadèmic

      From July 8 to July 12, the Harvard Law School, in Cambridge (Massachusetts, USA), will hold the Health Policy Innovation Seminar: an executive seminar for clinicians and policy makers organized in collaboration with the University of Barcelona.  ...

    • Winner of the 2018-2019 edition: <i>Panots</i>.- Last day to vote for the 2019/2020 UB folder 28/03/2019
      Last day to vote for the 2019/2020 UB folder

      Acadèmic

      Students and PAS and PDI members can choose the design they like for the 2019/2020 UB folder. There are 83 submitted designs, and the jury of the contest selected ten out of these, which will be voted for so that the university community chooses the one they like the most. People can vote for the design...

    • Elena Jiménez Botías.- A thesis on the states&rsquo; responsibility to protect population gets the "Cum Laude" award 15/03/2019
      A thesis on the states’ responsibility to protect population gets the "Cum Laude" award

      Acadèmic

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    • Today was the opening for the Science & Cooking World Congress at the UB.- The UB holds the Science & Cooking World Congress Barcelona 2019 04/03/2019
      The UB holds the Science & Cooking World Congress Barcelona 2019

      Acadèmic

      From March 4 to 6, the Historical Building will hold the first edition of the Science & Cooking World Congress Barcelona 2019, a meeting framed within the Third Catalan Cooking Congress 2018-2019. ...

    • Winner of the 2018-2019 edition: 'Panots'.- Last days to submit your designs to the contest Carpeta UB 20/02/2019
      Last days to submit your designs to the contest Carpeta UB

      Acadèmic

      Friday, March 8, closes the dateline for the submission of proposals to the 13th contest to choose the design of next year’s folder of the University of Barcelona. All students who are enrolled in bachelor, master and doctoral studies in the university and UB centers during the 2018/2019 academic...

    • The session “The University of Barcelona and the sustainable development goals: building the UB 2030 Agenda” will take place on Monday, February 18, in the Historical Building, and is open to the whole university community.  - Building the UB 2030 Agenda 14/02/2019
      Building the UB 2030 Agenda

      Acadèmic

      On September 25, 2015, a hundred and ninety-three world leaders signed the United Nations 2023 Agenda for sustainable development: a total of seventeen goals to end with poverty, to protect the planet and make human rights a reality for all people within fifteen years. Reaching these objectives does...

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