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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[…]

MatchImpulsa: an action research programme to boost the feminist platformization of social economy ArticlesGenderPlatform EconomySocial impact

MatchImpulsa: an action research programme to boost the feminist platformization of social economy

  By Mayo Fuster Morell and Ricard Espelt, researchers at the IN3’s Dimmons research group, director and coordinator (respectively) of MatchImpulsa and the Barcelona UOC Chair in Digital Economy   The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted[…]

Melissa Renau: “Glovo’s free login system is a double-edged sword” AppsArticlesSocial impact

Melissa Renau: “Glovo’s free login system is a double-edged sword”

  Melissa Renau is a predoctoral researcher at the UOC’s Doctoral School and member of the Dimmons Group at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3). She is currently carrying out research into the working conditions of[…]

Israel Rodríguez: “Framing the pandemic as a health emergency means overlooking other important effects” CareCOVID19Social impact

Israel Rodríguez: “Framing the pandemic as a health emergency means overlooking other important effects”

Israel Rodríguez-Giralt is a researcher and the coordinator of the IN3’s Care and Preparedness in the Network Society (CareNet) research group. His research explores new ways of understanding and intervening in disaster situations, especially from[…]