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Filka Sekulova: «Green school playgrounds give rise to another culture, in terms of gender as well» EducationEnvironmentInterdisciplinaritySocial impactSustainability

Filka Sekulova: «Green school playgrounds give rise to another culture, in terms of gender as well»

The impacts of the climate crisis are felt every day, and are becoming more pronounced and frequent. On top of the heatwave ravaging Europe this summer there has been a slew of forest fires, many[…]

Rosa Borge: «Decidim allows for mass public participation» Impacto socialInterdisciplinarityPolitical CommunicationSocial impact

Rosa Borge: «Decidim allows for mass public participation»

Spain’s 15-M movement caused political upheaval that led, firstly, to the creation of new political parties and, secondly, to the development of public participation tools designed to foster a more direct, participatory and deliberative form[…]

A Community of Practice: Approach to Improving Gender Equality in Research GenderICTSocial impactWomen

A Community of Practice: Approach to Improving Gender Equality in Research

By Rachel Palmén and Jörg Müller, researchers from the IN3 group GenTIC (Gender & ICT: Researching Gender in the Network Society), presenting the 1st Edition of ‘A Community of Practice Approach to Improving Gender Equality[…]

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Ageism, loneliness and culture: How do older people learn to use new technologies?

Online meetings in the Diversity, Culture and Older People series were held in March and April this year (2022). The event was organized by Apropa Cultura, an organization of cultural programmers in Catalonia and the[…]

Javier Borge:”Data allow you to address issues that were previously unimaginable” Complex SystemsSmart CitiesSocial impact

Javier Borge:”Data allow you to address issues that were previously unimaginable”

Javier Borge Holthoefer is the principal investigator in the UOC IN3 Complex Systems research group (CoSIN3). It is a multidisciplinary team that uses computational tools, data science and complex systems to respond to problems in[…]