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January 20, 2016

Symposium: A transversal view on Sustainability

During this week the whole consortium of the ERANET-PLUS will meet in the final meeting of the project. In this meeting there’s an open session held by the Environmental Sustainability Group on Climate Change: “A transversal view on Sustainability” symposium that will be at the Historical Building of the University of Barcelona. Further information HERE.

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January 14, 2016

JIPI – Interdisciplinary Meeting of Predoctoral Researchers

Interdisciplinary Meeting of Predoctoral Researchers is a meeting point for all predoctoral researchers in Catalonia, where the possibility to meet researchers of other fields becomes a reality. It also aims to give answers to scary questions such as… Who might be interested in my research? Is my research useful? What can I do after the PhD? Deadline: January 17th. The event will take place on February the 2nd in the UB Historic Building….

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January 14, 2016

Paula Salinas awarded with the University of Barcelona Extraordinary Doctorate Prize

Paula Salinas, PhD in Economics at UB, has been awarded with the University of Barcelona Extraordinary Doctorate Prize for the academic year 2013/2014 for her thesis titled ‘Essays on Education Decentralization‘. This award recognizes the quality of some of the theses defended at the UB which have obtained the Excellent Cum Laude qualification. The awards ceremony will take place on 11 February 2016 at 12.00h at the Paranimf of the…

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January 13, 2016

Regional Studies Association (RSA) Early Career Grant Scheme

This award is open to single applicants in their early career (five years maximum between the date showing on the certificate and the application deadline). Applicants must be based within an eligible higher education institution (HEI) and must be a current, early career member of the Regional Studies Association and throughout the duration of the grant (please note that applicants may apply for membership at the same time as applying for…

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January 13, 2016

Postdoctoral fellowship in Vigo or A Coruña

ECOBAS (Economics and Business Administration for Society) is a recent strategic alliance with 135 members originally affiliated to 12 research groups in the Galician university system. They are inviting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship based in Vigo or A Coruña, depending on the candidate’s research profile. Further information HERE.

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January 13, 2016

International Academic Symposium “Energy and Environmental Policy”

The Symposium on Energy and Environmental Policy will bring together high ranking researchers in the field of energy economics. The meeting will examine various questions related to the low carbon alternatives (energy storage, RES-E, and shale gas), the markets and networks (energy losses, CO2 market design and distributed generation), and the environmental policies (RES-E promotion, consumption side policies, industrial policy for climate change mitigation, and environmental R&D investment). The meeting,…

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January 7, 2016

Conference – Smart Cities: Myth or reality?

Next January 14th 2016 the UB Chair in Smart Cities is organizing the conference ‘Smart Cities: Myth or reality?‘at the Aula Magna – Faculty of Economics and Business (University of Barcelona). The main goal of the conference is to bring together experts from the worlds of academia, public administration and business to debate the following questions: 1) What is a smart city exactly? 2) If smart cities are better than other…

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January 7, 2016

9th COSME Gender Economics Workshop (GEW)

The 9th COSME Gender Economics Workshop (GEW) will take place on May 26‐27, 2016 at Ramón Areces Foundation in Calle Vitruvio, 5, Madrid, Spain. COSME is a subcommittee of the Spanish Economic Association that evaluates and promotes the situation of women economists in academia. The workshop aims to provide researchers with a forum for presenting and discussing research on gender economics. Further information HERE and at http://www.genderworkshop.com/en/. Please use this link for paper submissions…

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January 7, 2016

Call for proposals for carrying out joint symposia between the universities of Catalonia and the SUNY Campus

AGAUR publishes grants to promote cooperation in research between the universities of Catalonia and the Campus of the State University of New York (SUNY Campus). The symposia, lasting up to three days, should be focused on one of the following fields: “4E (Energy, Environment, Economics, and Education)” “Brain” “Materials and Advanced Mmanufacturing” Deadline for porposals submission: January 29th, 2016. Further information HERE.

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December 23, 2015

Scholarships for doctoral studies – La Caixa 2016

This call is aimed at researchers who wish to obtain a doctorate in any university or research center in Spain. The deadline for submission of applications is 29th February 2016. Further information for this scholarship (La Caixa) HERE. Further information for other scholarships (UB) HERE.

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