The visibility of Spanish female scientists

Male scientific sources quoted by the Spanish press triple the number of female sources: this is one of the conclusions of the studyThe visibility of Spanish female scientists, prepared by the Grupo de Estudios Avanzados de Comunicación (GEAC) – Group of Advanced Communication Studies – ofUniversidad Rey Juan Carlos, which has just been published by…

2018

Medicine in Television Series

What do medical professionals think of TV series depicting their discipline? Eighteen authors analyze series such as House M.D., CSI, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead from the viewpoint of their field of study. They do so in Medicine in Television Series, published by the Dr. Antonio Esteve Foundation, based in Barcelona. The book is…

2017

Philanthropy in research and innovation in biosciences

In our country, philanthropy is taking on more importance in the field of research, similarly to our environment, where it is the first beneficiary of donations, maintaining strong growth. In countries such as France and Italy, philanthropy represents between 2 and 3% of total income of research, with 600 and 930 M€. In the United…

2017

El cómic como recurso didáctico en los estudios de Medicina

Although this tool is practically unknown in our country, comic has been used for years overseas, as a teaching resource in Medical studies. Prestigious centres like Johns Hopkins University of Baltimore, in the United States, have not only used it for a long time in their medical schools, but even organize international congresses on comic.…

2016

Definición de prioridades en las políticas de salud

What priorities should a government have in its health policies? Twelve experts in public health provide Spanish politicians with a roadmap to draw up the most effective policy in improving public health. Coordinated by the ex-director general of public health Ildefonso Hernández and published by the Esteve Foundation, the book Definición de prioridades en las políticas…

2016

Eponímica mèdica catalana III

Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Medicine is full of terms that originate from people who played a decisive role in its discovery, or places and institutions from where they were identified. Elena Guardiola and Josep-Eladi Baños, of the department of experimental sciences and health of Universidad Pompeu Fabra, present the latest volume of the…

2016

La medicina en las series de televisión

¿Qué opinión tienen los profesionales de la medicina sobre las series que abordan su disciplina? Dieciocho autores analizan series como House, CSI, Breaking Bad o The Walking Dead desde la perspectiva de su campo de estudio. Lo hacen en La medicina en las series de televisión, un nuevo cuaderno de la Fundación Dr. Antonio Esteve…

2016