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BCDS group awarded for an e-Learning InitiativeBCDS group awarded for an e-Learning Initiative21/02/2017 Researchers from the BCDS group participated in the 2nd e-Learning excellence Awards at the 15th European Conference on e-Learning held in Prague (Czech Republic) on 27 and 28 October of 2016. The “2nd e-Learning excellence awards” was a competition that aimed to find the best e-Learning initiatives and its deployment. The e-Learning initiative authored by the researchers: Jorge Bacca...
Meeting PepperMeeting Pepper14/06/2016 The  PEPPER  project team meeting has been held on May 5th-6th, celebrated in  the dependencies of Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica de Girona Dr. Josep Trueta (Girona). PEPPER is a three year H2020 project that proposes a personalized decision support system for chronic disease management that will make predictions based on real-time data in order to empower individuals to participate in...
H2020 PEPPER project kicks offH2020 PEPPER project kicks off16/02/2016 Pepper is a three-year project granted by the European Commission's H2020 programme (PHC-28-2015, Grant Agreement 689810). Under the coordination of Oxford University Brookes, it seeks to develop a personalised decision support system for chronic disease management. The system, which combines case-based reasoning with predictive computer modelling, will empower patients to self-manage their...
IIiA's 2015 Research Report releasedIIiA's 2015 Research Report  released12/02/2016 The IIiA has just published its 2015 Research Report. It summarizes the activities and the results of the members of the institute over the last year. The document includes the IIiA's flagship projects, grants awarded, contracts won, articles published in JCR-indexed journals and PhD and Master's theses presented or supervised. The report, available on the IIiA's website, also describes the...
Students of the MSc in Smart Cities visit SchiedamStudents of the MSc in Smart Cities visit Schiedam08/02/2016 Over the first week of February, 11 students of the UdG's Master's degree  in Smart Cities visited Schiedam, the Netherlands. Schiedam, a 76,000 inhabitant city with an active strategy in smart cities, is Girona's sister city for the current edition of the master. This means that the practical works and master theses of the students address smart city challenges posed by Schiedam's...
Ester Bonmatí obtains PhDEster Bonmatí obtains PhD08/02/2016 Ester Bonmatí, collaborator of the Institute of Informatics and Applications, obtained a PhD on 5 February. Under the supervision of GILAB's senior researchers Dr Imma Boada and Dr Anton Bardera she developed the dissertation 'Study of brain complexity using information theory tools'. Ester Bonmatí is currently a research associate at the Centre for Medical Image Computing of the University...
Expert Seminars in Smart CitiesExpert Seminars in Smart Cities27/01/2016 The Institute of Informatics and Applications will run several seminars in smart cities during the last week of January. The seminars, part of the Master's degree in Smart  Cities curriculum, will cover relevant topics for future cities such as open data, open innovation, complementary currencies, crowdfunding and smart tourist destinations. The seminars will be delivered by experts in the...
Schiedam presents smart city strategySchiedam presents smart city strategy04/11/2015 On 3 November representatives of Schiedam, the Netherlands, presented their smart city strategy to students and teaching staff of the Master's degree in Smart  Cities. Every course the students enrolled in the master's degree develop practical projects aimed at solving challenges posed by a city active in the smart cities arena. Schiedam is the city involved in the current edition of the...
BCDS to take part in COST Action on Resilient NetworksBCDS to take part in COST Action on Resilient Networks03/11/2015 Prof José Luis Marzo, co-director of the BCDS research group, will participate in ReCoDis, a European network seeking to develop resilient communication networks. The COST Association has just approved ReCoDis as a new COST Action. This means that for  the next three years researchers in the network will collaborate in activities such as short term scientific missions, PhD schools and joint...
Guanghua Zhang at VIP IMAGE 2015Guanghua Zhang at VIP IMAGE 201526/10/2015 Guanghua Zhang, researcher at GILAB, took part at VIP IMAGE 2015, the 5th Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing. The event took place in Tenerife, Spain, on 19 -21 October. Mr. Zhang presented 'Evaluation of Segmentation Techniques for Wound Area Identification,  a paper co-authored by GILAB members Guanghua Zhang, Pau Xiberta, Anton Bardera, Imma Boada and...
BCDS to take part in Network of ExcellenceBCDS to take part in Network of Excellence22/10/2015 Elastic Networks is a is a two-year network of excellence co-ordinated by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid whose consortium consists of 10 research teams from Spanish universities. It promotes researchers' mobility and scientific events in the field of telecommunication networks supporting current cloud computing and fog computing paradigms. Dr Eusebi Calle, member of the IIiA, will represent...
3rd edition of Master's in Smart Cities begins3rd edition of Master's in Smart Cities begins29/09/2015 On 28 September the 2015 - 2016 edition of the UdG's Master's in Smart Cities began. Prof Josep Lluís de la Rosa, new Director of the Master's, welcomed the students, which come from several countries. De la Rosa informed that the third edition of the master's degree will place emphasis on internationalization and innovation. Thanks to an agreement with the city of Schiedam, the Netherlands,...
BCDS's Open Co-creation project wins grantBCDS's Open Co-creation project wins grant22/09/2015 The IIiA's BCDS research group has won a grant for Open Co-creation, an R&D project which supports the collaborative creation of open, IT-based educational resources. The new project will be sponsored by the Spanish Ministry for Economy and Competitiveness (grant reference TIN2014-53082-R) and will run for three years. The project, led by BCDS's co-director Dr Ramon Fabregat, brings together...
Master in Smart Cities students present projects applied to SabadellMaster in Smart Cities students present projects applied to Sabadell18/09/2015 On 3 -4 September, students of the 2014 - 2015 edition of the UdG's Master's Degree in Smart Cities presented their master theses. Since Sabadell has been the sister city for this edition, the projects carried out by the students addressed needs suggested by the Sabadell City Council in areas such as energy efficiency, IT, sustainable urban mobility, culture, waste recovery and open...
eXiT participates in European project PePPereXiT participates in European project PePPer15/09/2015 The IIiA's eXiT research group participates in PePPer, a European project that seeks to develop a personalised decision support system for chronic disease management. The system, which combines case-based reasoning with predictive computer modelling, will empower patients to self-manage their diseases such as diabetes. The 3-year project will start on 1 February 2016 and has been granted by...
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