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Presentation of the Esteve Foundation by Josep Esteve at the 8th Meeting of the Catalan Society for the History of Pharmacy (2007)

Josep Esteve Soler, President of the Board of Trustees of the Esteve Foundation, lectured on the work of this institution at the VIII Meeting of the Catalan Society for the History of Pharmacy, where proposals by other entities such as the Uriach Foundation and the Vila Casas Private Foundation were also made known. The act…

2007

Special collaboration: ‚ÄėWho is making science? Scientists as makers of science policy (2007)

Scientific entrepreneurs¬†are individuals who act as links between the fields of science, politics and economics, thereby generating technoscientific systems and often defining scientific policies and research lines. This international workshop was organized by the Science History Group of the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), the CSIC‚Äôs Unit of Comparative Politics and the renowned Max Planck Institute…

2007

Presentation of the Booklet ‘Twelve women in the 20th century’s biomedicine’ (2007)

This new publication by the Esteve Foundation compiles the scientific submissions and the biographies of¬†twelve top-rank female scientists. However, this publication is not merely a collection of the findings that made them become part of the history of medicine ‚Äďseven of them were Nobel prize winners‚Äď but also an account of the obstacles they had…

2007

Presentation of the Booklet ‘Science and mass media’ (2007)

The first Science supplement of¬†La Vanguardia¬†saw the light on 10 October 1982. Exactly 25 years later, in the scope of Barcelona‚Äôs Year of Science, the Esteve Foundation‚Äôs Booklet¬†Science and Mass Media¬†was presented in homage to this publishing initiative and to the person that was key to its design and conception: science journalist¬†Vladimir de Semir. The…

2007

From the desk to the raised platform: written and oral presentations in biomedicine (2007)

How scientific results should be communicated orally and in writing. That was the double objective of the freely chosen subject imparted during the last two weeks of September 2007 at the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences of the Pompeu Fabra University, in collaboration with the Esteve Foundation. The originality of this teaching proposal,¬†unprecedented in…

2007

Summer course ‘Bioethics today: unresolved questions’ with the University of Barcelona (2006)

Frequently,¬†a technological advance in science leads to new ethical, moral and political challenges for society. Its implementation may lead to important cultural changes, not always in agreement with the established order and requiring a response by Law. Once the new policies have been enforced, however, new ethical problems arise which require new laws, always within…

2006