Research

ROAD Project: Training in Barcelona

The UNESCO Chair of Higher Education of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech hosted the training on ‘Strategic Management and Local Government: Trends and Challenges’ of the Erasmus+ Project called ROAD (Regional Objectives of Administrative Development). The training was coordinated by Prof. Vicenc Fernandez between 5-10 November 2017.

The agenda of this training session […]

By |Friday, November 17 2017|Research|0 Comments

2017 Summer School for PhD Students

Last summer, we organized the 3rd Summer School of Sino-EU Doctoral School for Logistics, Information, Management, and Service Science, which was held at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Barcelona Tech (Spain). This summer school is one of work from Sino-EU Doctoral School for Logistics, Information, Management and Service Sciences between Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya […]

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PhD Dissertation: Emotional states of the individual in a process of organizational change

Last July, Cristian Castillo (a doctoral student who I have directed) presented and defended his doctoral thesis at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – BarcelonaTech. His dissertation was excellent and he answered all questions in the right way. His research work began with the development of a master thesis on organizational justice and has […]

By |Wednesday, October 18 2017|Research|Comments Off on PhD Dissertation: Emotional states of the individual in a process of organizational change

Unesco Chair of Higher Education Management

The UNESCO Chair of Higher Education Management (or CUDU) is a unit of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya·BarcelonaTech (UPC), which was created in 1998. This initiative is the result of the creation in 1992 of the “UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs” By UNESCO. UNITWIN is abbreviation for “UNIVERSITY TWINNING”.

The CUDU’s mission is to promote the quality, innovation […]

By |Wednesday, April 12 2017|CUDU, Research|Comments Off on Unesco Chair of Higher Education Management

PhD Dissertation: New forms of entrepreneurship and innovation for developing Smart Cities

In this academic course, Didier Grimaldi (one of my PhD candidate) has presented and defended her PhD Dissertation at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – BarcelonaTech. Presentation and defense have been excellent and her speech at Question Time has been quite good. In addition to the high quality of his research, it is necessary […]

By |Wednesday, March 8 2017|Research|Comments Off on PhD Dissertation: New forms of entrepreneurship and innovation for developing Smart Cities

ScholarTown: a scholarly freelance platform

Hello everybody,

After a few months I have not had time to upload a new post, I’ve decided to go back to it. Today I present a service that I found out on the web last week. Its name is ScholarTown and it’s a platform for researchers (employers) who need to identify and recruit scholarly […]

By |Monday, January 30 2017|Research|Comments Off on ScholarTown: a scholarly freelance platform

PaperHive: the future of reading

There are many online tools to research and to work collaboratively, but not in all stages of a research or in the broad sense of the concept collaboration. For example, we can share our papers by Mendeley, analyze our data with Dedoose, or write our manuscript at Overleaf. However, there hasn’t been a specific […]

By |Thursday, June 16 2016|Research, Software|Comments Off on PaperHive: the future of reading

How to read a scientific paper

Last week, I read a post about ‘How to read and understand a scientific paper: a guide for non-scientists’ by Jennifer Raff in her blog VIOLENT METAPHORS.

In her post, Jennifer Raff explains that the reading of a scientific paper is not easy for non-scientists due to their nature and their own style focused on the scientific community […]

By |Thursday, June 9 2016|Research|Comments Off on How to read a scientific paper

Journal Scholar Metrics: A new Bibliometric Tool

I have just found out Journal Scholar Metrics, a new bibliometric tool developed by Spanish researchers that seeks to measure the performance of Art, Humanities, and Social Science journals by counting the number of bibliographic citations their articles have received according to Google Scholar. In addition, Journal Scholar Metrics is free and very easy to […]

By |Tuesday, May 24 2016|Research|Comments Off on Journal Scholar Metrics: A new Bibliometric Tool

Interactive R class for the intimidated

Last week, I found out an amazing course to learn R. The course introduces students to the very basics of R from running simple functions to manipulating datasets and creating graphs. Moreover, the course is designed for people with very little or no programming experience at all. The course contains 30 videos and 30 […]

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