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Health and Sustainability Week at the UAB

30 Mar 2023
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Once again, the UAB will be celebrating its 13th edition of the Health and Sustainability Week (Setmana Saludable i Sostenible) from 25 to 29 April 2023. On 20 April the main events and activities will be held at La Comunitària.

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The inauguration of the 13th Health and Sustainability Week will be offered by Carme Miralles, Vice Rector for Campus, Sustainability and Territory, on 17 April at 12 noon. Following the opening speech, a workshop will be held on eating disorders and self-image (Trastorns de la Conducta Alimentària i l’Autoimatge Personal) and the documentary Petricor will be projected, with a debate being held after the film, with specialists and people explaining their experiences. Those interested in attending must sign up for the inaugural session.

All activities will be offered on campus, both in indoor and outdoor locations.

PAS members interested in participating in the activities during compulsory working hours must get authorisation from their direct superiors and mark it with the time management code “IP-Activitat de la setmana saludable”, which will then be counted as flexible hours. There is no need to do anything if the activity takes place outside of the complusory working hours. 

ACTIVITIES INCLUDED IN THE 13TH HEALTH AND SUSTAINABILITY WEEK

Week-long activities:

  • Food and Personal Hygiene Drive for charities in Badia and Cerdanyola del Vallès. Centre for Resources at the Plaça Cívica. The following products can be donated: oil, sugar, flour, biscuits, pasta, cooked legumes, conserve cans, rice, cocoa, boxed soup, crushed tomato, fruit in syrup, and hygiene and housecleaning products.
  • Exhibition entitled "Descartadas", on older women in El Salvador. Exhibitions Hall of the Communications Library and General Newspaper Archive.
  • Healthy and sustainable tupper meal recipes competition. The objective is to present healthy and sustainable cooking recipes, one per person on the day of the La Comunitària at the Campus SiS stand (from 12 noon to 4 p.m.). The recipe must be presented on paper and must fulfil the following requirements: be healthy, easy to make and prepared with seasonal and local products. The first 50 recipes that fulfil all four requirements will receive a free Lékué recipient and will form part of the SiS 2023 list of recipes.
  • "Orgànica", exhibition on the benefits of correctly collecting and evaluating organic residue. Faculty of Science and Biosciences, Northern Science Hall. More information and visual tour.
  • 30 Days Biking Challenge. Travel to and from campus on bike, win points and enter to win a prize! More information.
  • BiciBus UAB. Do you want to reach the campus on bike, but don't know which route to take? Come join the BiciBus UAB! More information.

 

Monday 17 April

  • From 9:30 to 9:45 a.m. and from 9:45 to 10 a.m. "Mou-te a la feina", 15-minute workout pills to help acquire better health habits. Rambla del Coneixement. 30 places. Sessions on 17 and 24 April and on 1, 8 and 15 May. Registration form.
  • From 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Inauguration of the 13th Health and Sustainability Week by Carme Miralles, Vice Rector for Campus, Sustainability and Territory, followed by a workshop on eating disorders and self-image (Trastorns de la Conducta Alimentària i l’Autoimatge Personal) and the documentary Petricor with a posterior debate with specialists and first-hand experiences. Cinema hall. 190 places. Registration form.
  • From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mountain first-aid skills workshop. Centre for Resources, Plaça Cívica. The Catalan Federation of Hiking Entities (Federació d'Entitats Excursionistes de Catalunya, FEEC) will offer this workshop to teach first-aid tips when hiking at high altitudes. The workshop includes the collaboration of the Clup Alpí Universitari. Registration form
  • From 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Modern dance class open to all those interested, regardless of level, offered by the UAB Dance Aula. Sala d’assaig 2, Àgora building. 15 places. Register here.

 

Tuesday 18 April

  • 12 p.m. Conference on emotional intelligence organised by the Catalan Network of Health Universities: "Les ulleres de la felicitat: aprendre intel·ligència emocional" by Rafael Santandreu at the Aula Magna of the UB and online.
  • From 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Workshop on body image "Filtre protector o d’Instagram? Amb quin et quedes? Obrint pas a la corpodiversitat" by UAIC-SPL. Multipurpose hall in the Àgora building, 20 places. Registration form.
  • From 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Workshop on creative cooking "Cuina creativa i de reaprofitament" by  Sobres Mestres. Registration form.
  • 1 p.m. Guided tour to the campus dumpsite and future project of the circular economy laboratory (Reciclab), Sustainability Office, 20 places. Registration form.
  • From 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Bike repair workshop. Espai SiS, 6 places available each hour. Registration form.
  • From 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Psychology First-Aid Tips (PAP). At the Sala Annexa of the Hotel d'Entitats (first floor of the Self-Service building of the Plaça Cívica), activity organised by the Psychology and Speech Therapy Services. Registration form
  • From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Small electrical appliance repair workshop offering participants the basic skills and tools necessary to repair their appliances and reuse them instead of buying new ones. Bring your own appliance and learn to repair it! Centre for Resources, Plaça Cívica. Registration form.

 

Wednesday 19 April

  • From 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Workshop on deciphering food labels by Dr Montserrat Solanas. Aula M6-004, Faculty of Medicine, 30 places. Registration form
  • From 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Clothes mending workshop. Centre for Resources, Plaça Cívica.
  • From 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Celebration of International Dance Day. Presentation of three choreographies by the Beginners's Dance and Modern Dance Workshop (intermediate level) of the UAB Aula de Dansa and by professional dance group Clémentine & Lisard. Espai SiS. More information at uab.cat/cultura.
  • From 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Psychology First-Aid Tips (PAP). At the Sala Annexa of the Hotel d'Entitats (first floor of the Self-Service building of the Plaça Cívica), activity organised by the Psychology and Speech Therapy Services. Registration form
  • From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Women's Lunch. "La vitamina D" with María Hernández Bascuñana. Registration form.

 

Thursday 20 April

  • From 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. La Comunitària. Programme.
  • From 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Beginners' badminton at the Espai SiS. Open to all those interested in trying out this sport.
  • From 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Body combat class at the SAF facilities.
  • From 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Core class at the SAF facilities.
  • From 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Biodiversity walk starting at the Plaça Cívica (Hemeroteca). No need to sign up.
  • From 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Psychology First-Aid Tips (PAP). At the Sala Annexa of the Hotel d'Entitats (first floor of the Self-Service building of the Plaça Cívica), activity organised by the Psychology and Speech Therapy Services. Registration form
  • From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Orientation course. Club Alpí. Starting at the Espai SiS.
  • From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Zumba class at the SAF facilities.
  • From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Yoga on the grass in front of the Espai SiS. Registration form.
  • From 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.. "The Third Half. Coaching Workshop for Undergraduates" by Dr Marta Borrueco. Registration form.

 

Friday 21 April

  • 9 a.m. Closing of the 13th Health and Sustainability Week with a speech by Carme Miralles, Vice Rector for Campus, Sustainability and Territory, followed by a conference on the current drought situation entitled "L’actual situació de sequera: urgència, complexitat i resiliència" by Samuel Reyes, director of the Catalan Water Agency. The event will take place at the conference hall of the UAB Graduate School. Registration form. 

 

More information: Programme of the UAB's 13th Health and Sustainability Week

 

 

 

 

 

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