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  • 20/04/2017

    The March for Science is a global movement to defend the vital role science plays in our health, safety, economies, and governments. It will be celebrated on the 22nd of April, Earth Day, in more than 500 cities in the world to highlight and share science's values. The GUNi network, together with ACUP, has joined the March for Science-Barcelona, a campaign which aims to draw the...

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  • 18/04/2017

    The Sketchfab platform now offers the graph database of the applied game Arrel, created by ICAC and the UAB and with the collaboration of the School of Architecture of Reus, Rovira i Virgili University (ETSA/URV). Focused on the architectural heritage of the Roman circus of Tarragona, it contains information on the front of the circus, its seating, the face and the Praetorian. The project was conducted by an interdisciplinary team led by Josep Maria Macias from the Catalan...

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  • 04/04/2017

    The awards of the Social Council of the University of Barcelona and the Bosch i Gimpera Foundation for the transfer of knowledge and the creation of innovative companies celebrate their tenth edition. These awards aim to promote the return to society of the knowledge acquired through study and research, to stress the importance of technology, knowledge, and innovation transfer projects, and to foster the creation of innovative companies and entrepreneurial culture within the UB Group.
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  • 29/03/2017

    How to choose the best students for Master's programmes and to do so by going towards an admission model based on competencies? This was the main issue addressed on Tuesday, March 28 in the open session on models for selection and admission of students in master's programs organized by ACUP in the context of the project Mastermind Europe. The session was aimed at everyone interested in admission processes and models to...

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  • 21/03/2017

    The Association of Catalan Public Universities (ACUP) and the Catalan government participate in the annual conference of the Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE), one of the world's largest education fairs and the major one in Asia which is held in Kaohsiung (Taiwan) from 20 to 23 March. The Catalan delegation, (representatives of ACUP, Catalan universities and the Generalitat...

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  • 21/03/2017

    The HEIRRI project calls on higher education institutions from all continents interested in Responsible Research and Innovation and its integration into the curricula for a pilot test of two of the training programs and materials developed by the HEIRRI project. The selected institutions will pilot the testing of the HEIRRI materials in parallel with the Consortium member institutions (between June 2017 and April 2018). They will actively participate in the...

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