The UAB's School of Prevention and Integral Safety and Security (EPSI) now offers a specialised course in drone pilot training. This combined training course began in February and continues until May, with 16 public and private security professionals currently enrolled. Read more
Ellen McGrattan from the University of Minnesota and Patrick Minford from the Cardiff Business School will be some of the guest speakers on the effects of Brexit at the Ateneu Barcelonès on 13 February, at a debate organised by MOVE and the Ateneu.
On Tuesday 13 February at 7 p.m., the UAB's MOVE Foundation and the Ateneu Barcelonès will offer a debate entitled “Economic and Policy Impact of BREXIT” at the Bohigas Hall of the Ateneu (Carrer de la Canuda 6, Barcelona). The objective of the event is to analyse the possible success or failure of BREXIT and its economic and political effectse.
The event has been organised by Albert Marcet and Raul Santaeulàlia-Llopis, researchers at the MOVE centre and lecturers at the UAB, and will be presented by Pilar de Torres i Sanahuja, head of the economic section of the Ateneu Barcelonès.
The debate will include the participation of a panel of econolmic experts such as Professor Ellen McGrattan from the University of Minnesota and Professor Patrick Minford from the Cardiff Business School, who will be analysing the effects of an imminent economic separation between the United Kingdom and the European Union. Also participating will be Professor Joseph Steinberg from the University of Toronto, Professor Thomas Sampson from the London School of Economics and Professor Jaume Ventura from the CREI-Universitat Pompeu Fabra-BGSE.
The MOVE (Markets, Organizations and Votes in Economics) research centres is a foundation aiming to promote cutting-edge research in economics, in cooperation with the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Institute of Economic Analysis-CSIC. All three institutions, located at the UAB Bellaterra Campus, have a long tradition in research and advanced studies.
The event will offer simultaneous interpreting and receives funding from the Ramón Areces Foundation.
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On 15 February the Institute of Neuroscience has organised a Speed-Dating event to meet with neuroscientists and gender experts at the UAB. The faculties of Sciences and Biosciences inaugurated a mural in commemoration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science and organised a "macro photo" shoot at the Plaça del Rellotge. Read more