Meet the team
Lluís Capdevila Ortis
Professor of Health and Sports Psychology. Coordinator of the Official Master's Degree in Research in Sports and Physical Activity Psychology (UAB-INEFC). Head of the UAB Laboratory of Sports Psychology. Coordinator of the consolidated research group Lifestyle, Sports and Health (2005-2020).
Antoni Castelló Tarrida
Doctor in Psychology. Senior lecturer of the UAB Department of Basic, Developmental and Educational Psychology and coordinator of the UAB Psychology doctorate program. Member of the Research Group on Complex Communicative Processes in Contextualized Situations.
María Pilar Cid Leal
PhD in Communication Sciences. Senior lecturer at UAB, teaches subjects in various degrees and faculties. Since 1990, she has participated in twelve funded R&D projects. She regularly publishes papers on Documentation, Translation and Teaching Innovation. She is a member of the Tradumàtica group and co-director of the digital magazine Tradumàtica, specialized in translation technologies. Current lines of research: Documentation applied to translation and recovery and access to information.
Emilio Fernández Peña
Doctor in Communication by the Basque Country University with Outstanding Award (2001). Director of the UAB Olympic Studies Centre since 2009. He has collaborated in the field of social networks with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and he has worked on the design of the television exhibition of the IOC Olympic Museum in Lausanne (2014). He is member of the international working group that designs the educational offer of the new International Olympic Academy. He is a regular invited lecturer to the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
José Maria Losilla Vidal
Doctor in Psychology. Specialist in quality assessment and data analysis. Senior lecturer of Research Methodology (Department of Psychobiology and Methodology of Health Sciences, UAB). Member of the consolidated research group Lifestyle, Sports and Health, of the Innovation Network of New Technologies in Mental Health (TECSAM). Principal investigator of a funded R+D+I project on the synthesis of scientific evidence of complex interventions.
Virginia Luzón Fernández
PhD in Audiovisual Communication and Advertising. She is a member of the UAB Sport Research Institute. Her area of expertise in the field of sports is the portrayal of female athletes in the audiovisual world. She has participated in various research projects commissioned by public institutions.
Luis Fernando Morales Morante
Doctor from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2010) and Bachelor of Communication Sciences from the University of Lima-Peru. Lecturer in the UAB Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Audiovisual Communication. His main lines of research focus on audiovisual narrative and languages, cultural studies, corporate values and audiovisual editing. He has written 4 books and more than 40 peer-reviewed indexed articles.
Francesc Muñoz Ramírez
Doctor in Urban Geography (2004) and senior lecturer at the UAB Department of Geography. He also teaches architecture and urban planning in European programs. His professional experience includes research and consulting in various fields, such as urban demography and strategic planning, and specific advice on cultural and urban projects. He has published numerous articles in architecture magazines and urban studios and has participated in working groups.
Judith Panadés Martí
PhD in Economics and Bachelor of Economic and Business Sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Senior lecturer at the UAB Department of Economics and Economic History. Coordinator of the University Master's Degree in Sports Management
Eva Parrado Romero
Profile at UAB Research Portal - Eva.Parrado@uab.cat
PhD in Psychology and Master in Psychology of physical activity and sport. Member of the consolidated research group Lifestyle, Sports and Health and the NAT (Nature-Activity-Therapy) team, focused on new therapeutic approaches, combining cognitive behavioral therapy with sports and leisure activities in the natural environment. Since 2005, she has participated in a total of 12 competitive interdisciplinary research projects in the fields of psychology, animal psychophysiology and electronic engineering, applied to health.
José Manuel Pérez Tornero
Doctor of Communication Sciences and Bachelor of Hispanic Philology. Professor at the UAB Department of Journalism and Communication Sciences and Director of the Communication and Education Cabinet. Elected in 2020 President of the Board of Directors of RTVE (Radio Televisión Española)
Maria Prat Grau
Profile at UAB Research Portal - Maria.Prat@uab.cat
PhD in Pedagogy and Bachelor of Physical Education. She has worked on national and international competitive projects, as a principal investigator and participant, respectively. The projects focused on values in physical activity and sport, gender and diversity in the field of education. She is currently participating in research on values in youth sports, bullying and the gender perspective in the media and teacher training. She is a member of the interuniversity research group GISEAFE.)
Natividad Ramajo Hernández
Profile at UAB Research Portal - Natividad.Ramajo@uab.cat
Senior lecturer of Audiovisual Communication and Advertising at the UAB. Graduated in Information Sciences, Master in Interactive Communication, Multimedia and Telecommunications and PhD in Information Sciences from the UAB. Her research focuses on the representation of gender in online media, the portrayal of adolescents on television during prime time, policies on multimedia and new information and communication technologies.
Yago Ramis Laloux
Doctor and Master in Research in Health and Sports Psychology and Bachelor of Psychology from the UAB. He is a member of the UAB Sport and Exercise Psychology Research Group (GEPE) and the Managing Council of FEPSAC. His areas of expertise include sports psychology at initiation ages and the development of the dual career of athletes. He has participated in various research projects at national and international level, collaboration agreements with sports entities and has published in the main academic journals in the field of sports
Antoni Sanz Ruíz
Doctor in Psychology and Master in Psychology Human Learning. Member of the consolidated research group GIES (Stress and Health Research Group) and coordinator of the NAT (Nature-Activity-Therapy) team, focused on new therapeutic approaches, combining cognitive-behavioral therapy with sports and leisure activities in the natural environment. Since 1992, he has participated in basic and applied research in the fields of human psychology and psychophysiology applied to health and sport.
Remo Lucio Suppi Boldrito
Telecommunications Engineer and PhD in Computer Science. Researcher of the HPC4EAS group and of the UAB Sport Research Institute. His area of specialization is in the field of massive data processing (Big Data), High Performance Simulation (High Performance Simulation) and Agent-Based Models (ABM). He has participated in various conferences and research projects at both state/regional and European levels, directed seven doctoral theses and contributed to more than 130 articles in international journals. Since 2008, in his international action, he has been a visiting professor in the doctoral program of the Faculty of Informatics, UNLP, Argentina and a guest researcher at the Institute of Research in Informatics (III-Lidia) of the same Faculty.
Santiago Tejedor Calvo
Doctor in Journalism and Communication Sciences from the UAB. Senior lecturer of the UAB Department of Journalism and Communication Sciences and member of the management team of the Communication and Education Cabinet.
Miquel Torregrossa Álvarez
Profile at UAB Research Portal - Miquel.Torregrossa@uab.cat
Doctor in Psychology and Master in Sports Psychology. Senior researcher and former coordinator of the UAB Sport and Exercise Psychology Research Group (GEPE). Coordinator of the Doctorate in Health Psychology and Sports Psychology. Member of the UAB Ethics Commission on Animal and Human Experimentation. He has coordinated various research projects in sports career, career transitions and dual career.
Anna Tous Rovirosa
Profile at UAB Research Portal - Anna.Tous@uab.cat
Graduate and PhD in Journalism from the UAB, and senior lecturer in the UAB Department of Journalism and Communication Sciences. Member of the Sports Research Institute. Her area of expertise is focused on the analysis of Catalan, Spanish, European and United States television fiction. Recipient of a José Castillejo Scholarship to research sports fiction at East Anglia University (United Kingdom).
Francesc Trillas Jané
Graduate in Philosophy and Letters (History) and Economic Sciences, and Master in Applied Economics from the UAB. Doctor in Economics from the European University Institute of Florence. After the Doctorate, Research Fellow of the London Business School. Since 2002, teaches at the UAB, where he is currently an associate lecturer in the Department of Applied Economics. In 2008 he was Visiting Scholar at the University of California (Berkeley). In recent years he has taught a course in Football Economics to the FUAB Study Abroad program, and for 3 years he has co-taught a subject in Sports Economics in the Master of Sports Management from the Cruyff Institute and the UAB.
Jaume Vives Brosa
Profile at UAB Research Portal - Jaume.Vives@uab.cat
Doctor in psychology and associate lecturer in the area of behavioral science methodology at the UAB. He participates as a specialist in research methods in various research projects related to health at the UAB and the Catalan Institute of Oncology, and his field of experience focuses, above all, on evaluating the quality of non-experimental studies, systematic reviews and meta-analyses.