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Dídac Ramírez takes office as the UB rector today, 13th December

Dr Dídac Ramírez, re-elected rector of the UB.

Dr Dídac Ramírez, re-elected rector of the UB.

13/12/2012

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Dr Dídac Ramírez takes office as the UB rector today, Thursday 13th December, at 1 p.m. in the boardroom of the rector’s office (Historic Building). Dr Ramírez was re-elected rector of the UB on 27th November, after obtaining 51.06 % of the weighted vote in the second round of the Rector’s Offices elections. The ceremony will be broadcast live through the video portal UBTV. Tomorrow, Friday 14th December, the members of the new government designed by the rector will take office too, in an event that will take place at 1 p.m. in the boardroom of the rector’s office.

 
A second office leading the UB
 
Dídac Ramírez i Sarrió (Barcelona, 1946) holds the post of rector of the UB since 2008, and he is going to continue leading the UB in a second and last office for four years. He is also going to be the new rotating president of the Vives Network. He is professor at the Department of Mathematics for Economics, Finance and Actuarial Sciences of the Faculty of Economics and Business. He holds PhD degrees in Economics and Business Sciences and in Philosophy and Education Sciences from the UB. In 1973, he began his academic experience.
 
He is permanent member of the Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences. He has wide experience in university management at the University of Barcelona, including the positions of vice-dean (1984-1989) and vice-rector for Economics and Administration (1990-1994). He has also held managing posts outside the UB: he has been president of the Catalan Society of Philosophy, treasurer of the FC Barcelona (2003), and member of the Board of Directors at the Quinta de Salut l’Aliança (2007).
 
He has published a great number of articles in journals and scientific monographs, supervised some doctoral theses, and been the main researcher in several national and European projects; he has also participated in different conferences about Economics and Philosophy. His last publication is a compilation book entitled Universitat, valors i societat (2012).
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