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

11th edition – Menorca, September, 21-22 2015

Biomedical professionals need to be able to communicate effectively in writing and in speaking. However, most professionals receive little specific training in communication skills. Science is an international endeavor, and English is the lingua franca of the international scientific community. Although Spanish biomedical professionals invest heavily in learning English, they often lack the skills in… 2015

Guardiola M, Bosch F, Julià MA. Standardization of entries regarding drugs in the framework of the new Catalan medical dictionary. 36th Congress of the Spanish Society of Pharmacology; 16-18 September 2015, Valencia.

The first dictionary of medical terminology in Catalan (Corachan dictionary, 1932) was published in 1930 to meet the need of having a reference when presenting and writing work in this language.Work is now being done on the DEMCAT project, the online version of the Diccionari Enciclopèdic de Medicina, which will update 70,000 entries regarding health,…