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    Joan Aldavert.

    Joan Aldavert.

    Joan Aldavert, student of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature: "Writing helped me communicate with young immigrants"

    Entrevistes

    05/07/2019

    Joan Aldavert is a student of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature of the UB. His vocation is writing, especially fiction, and this is where he is heading his career to. The book he just published, Barça ou Barzakh, is neither a novel nor a short story coming out of his imagination, but the narration...

    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

    • The 3rd UB Speech Competition takes within the frame of the League too.- UB Internal Debate League competitions start 11/02/2019
      UB Internal Debate League competitions start

      Acadèmic

      From February 11 to 13, the Aula Magna of the Historical Building holds the thirteenth edition of the Internal Debate League of the University of Barcelona, organized by the Debating Association of the UB (ADUB) and the Vice-Rector’s Office of Students and Language Policy, with the support of...

    • Meeting of experts on university mediation in the morning. - What are the future challenges for university mediation services? 08/02/2019
      What are the future challenges for university mediation services?

      Acadèmic

      On Monday February 4, the University of Barcelona held the 1st Scientific Dissemination Session on Conflict Mediation Services, a meeting aiming to set synergies between the different university mediation services, to analyse its current state and to consider future challenges the universities have...

    • The website Aprenc idiomes provides content to learn languages by oneself, and offers information and documentation on the several options the students have to learn languages at the university. - Taking a third language up was never easier 07/02/2019
      Taking a third language up was never easier

      Acadèmic

      The Secretariat for Universities and Research, in collaboration with the Language Services of the Catalan Universities, launched a new website to ease the learning of third languages. This website, Aprenc idiomes (learning languages), is mainly aimed at university students in Catalonia. It provides...

    • The initiative responds to the idea proposed by the dean, Javier Velaza, to promote knowledge transfer.- Philology Thursdays: a series of open talks for citizens 05/02/2019
      Philology Thursdays: a series of open talks for citizens

      Acadèmic

      On Thursday February 7, the dissemination cycle Philology Thursdays, an activity opening the doors of the Faculty of Philology to everyone in Barcelona so that they know about the research carried out at the center. For this first edition there will be ten sessions, led by experts of the Faculty who...

    • 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.  - Last days to register for the participative session “Building the UB 2030 Agenda” 05/02/2019
      Last days to register for the participative session “Building the UB 2030 Agenda”

      Acadèmic

      The deadline to sign up for the session “The University of Barcelona and the sustainable development goals (SDG): building the UB 2030 Agenda” is Friday, February 8. The meeting, open to the UB community, will take place on Monday, February 18, in the Historical Building, and will count...

    • The program features the conference “Negacions, sacralitzacions i banalitzacions de l’Holocaust” by the semiologist Valentina Pisanty, and the presentation of the short film <i>Naturaleza Muerta</i>, with the attendance of its director, Carolina Astudillo.- A session on negationism opens the program for the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust 22/01/2019
      A session on negationism opens the program for the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

      Acadèmic

      The European Observatory on Memories of the UB Solidarity Foundation (EUROM) is organizing a session on negationism and banalisation of the Holocaust to start the program promoted by the Barcelona City Council for the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. The...

    • 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 will be open to all the university community.- Building the UB 2030 Agenda 22/01/2019
      Building the UB 2030 Agenda

      Acadèmic

      On September 25, 2015, a hundred and ninety-three world leaders signed the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for sustainable development: a total of seventeen goals to end with poverty, protect the planet and make human rights a reality for all people within fifteen years. Reaching these goals is not...

    •  - The 22nd Doctors' Senate Award (2018) distinguishes a thesis on cell molecular motors 18/12/2018
      The 22nd Doctors' Senate Award (2018) distinguishes a thesis on cell molecular motors

      Acadèmic

      Researcher David Oriola has been awarded the 22nd Doctors' Senate Award of the University of Barcelona (2018) for the thesis Self-organization and cooperativity of cytoskeletal molecular motors, supervised by Professor Jaume Casademunt, from the Department of Condensed Matter Physics of the Faculty...

    • The rector Joan Elias and Francisco Ramos, director of the Manuel Serra Domínguez Private Foundation.- Professor Manuel Serra Domínguez Chair on Studies of Procedural Law 14/12/2018
      Professor Manuel Serra Domínguez Chair on Studies of Procedural Law

      Acadèmic

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    • The aim of the meeting is to put in contact the postgraduate, master and last year bachelor students with the participating companies. - First Pharmacy Business Forum 28/11/2018
      First Pharmacy Business Forum

      Acadèmic

      Around thirty companies and entities and more than a hundred students are taking part, on November 29, in the first edition of the Pharmacy Business Forum, organized by the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences. The aim of the meeting is to bring together students of last year and master and postgraduate...

    • Albert Martínez, from the Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology, receives the award.- &lsquo;Homines dum docent discunt&rsquo;: Biology honors the teaching staff who received higher scores from the students 23/11/2018
      ‘Homines dum docent discunt’: Biology honors the teaching staff who received higher scores from the students

      Acadèmic

      Homines dum docent discunt (Humans learn when they teach) is a quote by Seneca that gives the name to the new award the Faculty of Biology gives to the teaching staff. The award, which is given now for the first time, honors those lecturers that are best valued by the students according to the opinion...

    • “Confronting the privatization of war and security” is the title of the international conference to be held in Aula Capella on Thursday, November 22, from 9 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.- (In)security as business, topic of an international conference 21/11/2018
      (In)security as business, topic of an international conference

      Acadèmic

      ShockMonitor Observatory, launched by the International Institute for Nonviolent Action – NOVACT, from the Study Center for Peace J.M Delàs and Solidaritat UB Foundation are organizing on Thursday, November 22, in the Aula Capella in the Historical Building, the international conference “Confronting...

    Research

    • The 3rd UB Speech Competition takes within the frame of the League too.- UB Internal Debate League competitions start 11/02/2019
      UB Internal Debate League competitions start

      Acadèmic

      From February 11 to 13, the Aula Magna of the Historical Building holds the thirteenth edition of the Internal Debate League of the University of Barcelona, organized by the Debating Association of the UB (ADUB) and the Vice-Rector’s Office of Students and Language Policy, with the support of...

    • Meeting of experts on university mediation in the morning. - What are the future challenges for university mediation services? 08/02/2019
      What are the future challenges for university mediation services?

      Acadèmic

      On Monday February 4, the University of Barcelona held the 1st Scientific Dissemination Session on Conflict Mediation Services, a meeting aiming to set synergies between the different university mediation services, to analyse its current state and to consider future challenges the universities have...

    • The website Aprenc idiomes provides content to learn languages by oneself, and offers information and documentation on the several options the students have to learn languages at the university. - Taking a third language up was never easier 07/02/2019
      Taking a third language up was never easier

      Acadèmic

      The Secretariat for Universities and Research, in collaboration with the Language Services of the Catalan Universities, launched a new website to ease the learning of third languages. This website, Aprenc idiomes (learning languages), is mainly aimed at university students in Catalonia. It provides...

    • The initiative responds to the idea proposed by the dean, Javier Velaza, to promote knowledge transfer.- Philology Thursdays: a series of open talks for citizens 05/02/2019
      Philology Thursdays: a series of open talks for citizens

      Acadèmic

      On Thursday February 7, the dissemination cycle Philology Thursdays, an activity opening the doors of the Faculty of Philology to everyone in Barcelona so that they know about the research carried out at the center. For this first edition there will be ten sessions, led by experts of the Faculty who...

    • 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.  - Last days to register for the participative session &ldquo;Building the UB 2030 Agenda&rdquo; 05/02/2019
      Last days to register for the participative session “Building the UB 2030 Agenda”

      Acadèmic

      The deadline to sign up for the session “The University of Barcelona and the sustainable development goals (SDG): building the UB 2030 Agenda” is Friday, February 8. The meeting, open to the UB community, will take place on Monday, February 18, in the Historical Building, and will count...

    • The program features the conference “Negacions, sacralitzacions i banalitzacions de l’Holocaust” by the semiologist Valentina Pisanty, and the presentation of the short film <i>Naturaleza Muerta</i>, with the attendance of its director, Carolina Astudillo.- A session on negationism opens the program for the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust 22/01/2019
      A session on negationism opens the program for the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

      Acadèmic

      The European Observatory on Memories of the UB Solidarity Foundation (EUROM) is organizing a session on negationism and banalisation of the Holocaust to start the program promoted by the Barcelona City Council for the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. The...

    • 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 will be open to all the university community.- Building the UB 2030 Agenda 22/01/2019
      Building the UB 2030 Agenda

      Acadèmic

      On September 25, 2015, a hundred and ninety-three world leaders signed the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for sustainable development: a total of seventeen goals to end with poverty, protect the planet and make human rights a reality for all people within fifteen years. Reaching these goals is not...

    •  - The 22nd Doctors' Senate Award (2018) distinguishes a thesis on cell molecular motors 18/12/2018
      The 22nd Doctors' Senate Award (2018) distinguishes a thesis on cell molecular motors

      Acadèmic

      Researcher David Oriola has been awarded the 22nd Doctors' Senate Award of the University of Barcelona (2018) for the thesis Self-organization and cooperativity of cytoskeletal molecular motors, supervised by Professor Jaume Casademunt, from the Department of Condensed Matter Physics of the Faculty...

    • The rector Joan Elias and Francisco Ramos, director of the Manuel Serra Domínguez Private Foundation.- Professor Manuel Serra Domínguez Chair on Studies of Procedural Law 14/12/2018
      Professor Manuel Serra Domínguez Chair on Studies of Procedural Law

      Acadèmic

      Normal 0 21 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Taula normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0cm;...

    • The aim of the meeting is to put in contact the postgraduate, master and last year bachelor students with the participating companies. - First Pharmacy Business Forum 28/11/2018
      First Pharmacy Business Forum

      Acadèmic

      Around thirty companies and entities and more than a hundred students are taking part, on November 29, in the first edition of the Pharmacy Business Forum, organized by the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences. The aim of the meeting is to bring together students of last year and master and postgraduate...

    • Albert Martínez, from the Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology, receives the award.- &lsquo;Homines dum docent discunt&rsquo;: Biology honors the teaching staff who received higher scores from the students 23/11/2018
      ‘Homines dum docent discunt’: Biology honors the teaching staff who received higher scores from the students

      Acadèmic

      Homines dum docent discunt (Humans learn when they teach) is a quote by Seneca that gives the name to the new award the Faculty of Biology gives to the teaching staff. The award, which is given now for the first time, honors those lecturers that are best valued by the students according to the opinion...

    • “Confronting the privatization of war and security” is the title of the international conference to be held in Aula Capella on Thursday, November 22, from 9 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.- (In)security as business, topic of an international conference 21/11/2018
      (In)security as business, topic of an international conference

      Acadèmic

      ShockMonitor Observatory, launched by the International Institute for Nonviolent Action – NOVACT, from the Study Center for Peace J.M Delàs and Solidaritat UB Foundation are organizing on Thursday, November 22, in the Aula Capella in the Historical Building, the international conference “Confronting...

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