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Women and Science

Three Female Researchers from Campus Gandia Among the Most Outstanding Scientists in Spain

The Spanish National Council of Scientific Research (CSIC, for its Spanish initials) has published its first ranking of the 5,600 most outstanding Spanish and foreign female scientists who conduct research in Spanish organizations. In order to calculate this ranking, the CSIC used the public profile indicators in Google Scholar database. This search engine, specialized in […]

Increasing Awareness of Women in Science

Jobs in the fields of science, art or technology are frequently conditioned by gender stereotypes or the lack of visibility of women. This has limited the presence of women throughout the history of science, where women who have chosen the scientific field have been made invisible by the media, literature and education. For this reason, […]

Instagram and Environmental Activism

A study carried out by researchers from Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) and the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) is analyzing the use of recurring images, such as comparison memes, to promote environmental activism on the social media platform Instagram. This study aims to interpret these images through the framework of […]

The Initiative “Bring a Female Scientist to School” Returns for #FEBRUARY11

For the fourth year in a row and to celebrate February 11th, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Equality Committee of Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València sponsored the initiative “Bring a Female Scientist to School”, celebrated between February 7th and 18th as part of the of the state […]

More Science at Dones Sàvies IV

For yet another year, Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) is collaborating in the IV edition of the Dones Sàvies (Wise Women) lecture series, organized by the EIC Alfons el Vell and the Gandia Library, with the support of the Department of Equality of the City Council of Gandia and CEFIRE-Gandia, and […]

Prize Awarded to a Study on Generational Renewal in the Fishing Industry

In addition to the many problems that the fishing sector is facing, there is one that has barely been addressed, but which seriously threatens the continuity of small-scale fisheries: generational renewal. This challenge is the subject of the study entitled “Sustainability of the Fisheries Sector in the Valencian Community: the Challenge of Generational Renewal”, by […]

Recycling Mattresses for Sustainable Construction

Researchers from Campus Gandia and Campus Alcoy of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) are collaborating in the ORACLE project: “Development of recycled polyurethane cores from out-of-use mattresses for sustainable construction with high added value”. This project, which has acquired funding from the Agència Valenciana de la Innovació for a total of 661,531.90 euros, aims […]

Manises, Candidate for UNESCO Creative City 2021

The Spanish National Commission for Cooperation and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), belonging to the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, has selected Manises to represent Spain in the 2021 call for applications of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. The Tourism and Heritage team of the Architecture, Heritage […]

Feminism and Social Media

Social media consists of platforms that help establish all kinds of contacts or friendships and where a large amount of information is shared. Feminism has crossed this online barrier and has taken the form of cyberfeminism, where many feminists are actively putting a spotlight on the problems endured by women. They reflect on everyday situations […]

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