29th edition – Oviedo, December, 1-2 2015

When speaking in front of an audience, only 15% of what actually reaches the public corresponds to the spoken message. In contrast, more than half the information retained by listeners lies in nonverbal communication. Indeed, the lecturer’s posture, gesture and eye gaze tell a lot more on how he/she feels than mere words. These courses… 2015

38th edition – Málaga, November, 19-20 2015

The 38th edition of these training seminars to provide the basic skills and techniques to write and publish scientific articles in health sciences was held on November 19-20 2015 at the Universidad de Málaga. Esteve Fernandez, editor of Gaceta Sanitaria from 2004 to 2010, and Carmen Vives, associate editor of Gaceta Sanitaria, conducted the students…

5th edition – Palma de Mallorca, December, 2-3 2015

Biomedical professionals need to be able to communicate their research proposals and findings effectively in writing. However, most professionals receive little specific training in scientific writing. Many have mistaken views about what good writing is and how to achieve it. Writing in a language that is not your mother tongue makes it even more difficult… 2015

6th edition – Madrid, 11-12, November 2015

The various debates organized by the Esteve Foundation between scientists and journalists always highlighted one weakness in science journalism: lack of communication between both parties. The range of specialized courses in science for journalists is extensive, however, we cannot say that the reverse is true. Medical personnel from both the field of research and the… 2015

4th edition – Granollers, October, 14-15 2015

If drawing up a research project to obtain funds used to be an important part in the career of all scientists, in view of today's economical situation, this process has become essential. The Esteve Foundation therefore decided to organize a new course addressed to future health science researchers, to learn the techniques and basic skills… 2015

Philanthropy in R&I Bioscience

In Catalonia, the proportion of funding for science that comes from the government is higher than in the rest of Europe. This difference is due to lower levels of private investment in R&I and of philanthropy in research centres, hospitals, and universities. Whereas foundations, individual donations, and philanthropic investors account for about 5% of total… 2015