8th edition – Salamanca, January, 18-19 2012

That was the eighth training seminar for members of the Spanish Research Ethics Committees organised by the Esteve Foundation in Spain. It was held in Salamanca, January 18-19 2012. Dr. Josep-E. Baños (Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) and Dr. Maria Isabel Lucena (Department of Pharmacology, University of Malaga) were the teachers and coordinators of…

2012

1st edition – Madrid, 16-17, Novembrer 2011

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…

2011

4th edition – Salamanca, November, 4-5 2011

English remains one of the outstanding issues yet to be resolved among health professionals. Although 90% of biomedical English is Greek or Latin in origin, pronunciation and other aspects such as prepositions or prepositional verbs are the main problem areas for Spanish scientists. For that reason, on November 4-5, 2011, the Esteve Foundation launched the fourth edition…

2011

15th edition – Barcelona, June, 7-8 2011

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…

2011

14th edition – Vigo, May, 18-19 2011

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…

2011

11th edition – Palma de Mallorca, April, 13-14 2011

The European Higher Education Area, better known as the Bologna Plan, is a major challenge for university teachers. The new system places the student at the center of the teaching process, emphasizing self-directed learning where the student is the protagonist and not merely passive recipient of knowledge. The new teaching methods, among which can be found…

2011

1st edition – Barcelona, April, 4-5 2011

If standing up and speaking in front of an audience is a source of anxiety, the stress is heightened even more when the official language of the conference, meeting or congress is English. On the 4th and 5th of April 2011, the Esteve Foundation added a new course to its training program with the first…

2011

10th edition – Las Palmas, March, 17-18 2011

The European Higher Education Area, better known as the Bologna Plan, is a major challenge for university teachers. The new system places the student at the center of the teaching process, emphasizing self-directed learning where the student is the protagonist and not merely passive recipient of knowledge. The new teaching methods, among which can be found…

2011

9th edition – Granada, March, 17-18 2011

The European Higher Education Area, better known as the Bologna Plan, is a major challenge for university teachers. The new system places the student at the center of the teaching process, emphasizing self-directed learning where the student is the protagonist and not merely passive recipient of knowledge. The new teaching methods, among which can be found…

2011

22ª edición - Valencia, 1 y 2 de marzo de 2011

22nd edition – Valencia, March, 1-2 2011

The 22nd edition of these training seminars to provide the basic skills and techniques to write and publish scientific articles in health sciences was held on March 1-2 2011 at Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe. Esteve Fernandez, editor of Gaceta Sanitaria from 2004 to 2010, andAna Maria Garcia, editor of Archivos de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales, conducted some twenty…

2011