Master in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication

Academic Directors

Gema Revuelta

  • Director of the Centre for Science, Communication and Society Studies at Pompeu Fabra University. Director of theInforme Quiral: Medicina, Comunicación y Sociedad. [Quiral Report: Medicine, Communication and Society].
  • PhD in Medicine
  • Adjunct lecturer at the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences of Pompeu Fabra University.

Academic Coordination

Carolina Llorente

  • Coordinator of the Center of Studies of Science, Communication and Society of the UPF (CCS-UPF)
  • Master's Degree in Information and Knowledge Society, research itinerary, from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
  • Associate lecturer at Pompeu Fabra University.

Luisa Fernanda Barbosa Gomez

  • Associate researcher at the Centre of Science, Communication and Society Studies at Pompeu Fabra University and manager of multinational projects funded by the European Commission to promote responsible research and innovation and citizen participation.
  • BSc in Biology, Master in Neuroscience and in Scientific Communication.

Academic Advisory Council

  • Jordi Camí. Professor of Pharmacology at the Department of Experimental and Health Science at Pompeu Fabra University. General Manager of Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB) and the Pasqual Maragall Foundation.
  • Arcadi Navarro. ICREA research lecturer and Professor of Genetics at the Department of Experimental and Health Science at Pompeu Fabra University. Coordinator of the Evolutionary Genomics Research Group.
  • Jordi Pérez. Senior lecturer at the Department of Experimental and Health Science at Pompeu Fabra University. Manager of the Academic Coordination and Assessment Office at the Faculty of Health and Life Science at Pompeu Fabra University.
  • Vladimir de Semir. Journalist. Chairman of the Advisory Board and the Social Board at the Centre of Science, Communication and Society Studies at the Department of Experimental and Health Science at Pompeu Fabra University. Member of the scientific committee of the International Network Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST).

Lecturers – Area and/or workshop coordinators

  • Gema Revuelta
    Lecturer coordinating the area of Journalism, communication in medicine and health and public perception of science
    BSc in Medicine and Master in Medical Communication. Director of the Centre of Science, Communication and Society Studies at the Department of Experimental and Health Science at Pompeu Fabra University. Associate lecturer in Scientific Communication at the same department.
  • Vladimir de Semir
    Lecturer coordinating the area of Journalism, scientific communication and popular science
    Journalist. Chairman of the Advisory Board and the Social Board at the Centre of Science, Communication and Society Studies at the Department of Experimental and Health Science at Pompeu Fabra University. Member of the scientific committee of the International Network Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST).
  • Marc de Semir
    Lecturer coordinating the area of Corporate and institutional communication
    Director of Communication at the Bertelsmann Foundation and consultant for the BSc in communications at UOC. Member of the Communication Committee of the Catalan Union of Hospitals and delegate for Catalonia of the National Association of Health Informers.
  • Pedro García Demestres
    Lecturer coordinating the area of Scientific Museology
    Museologist, General Manager and Sole Director of EXPOGRAFIC, S.A., a company that specialises in the design and production of exhibitions and museum endowments for popular science and technology and use of assets.
  • Núria Jar
    Lecturer coordinating the Radio Workshop
    Freelance journalist specialising in science and health. She writes for Agencia SINC, Muy Interesante, Scientific American and El País. A large part of her career has been in radio. She now works with Rac1 and has worked for Radio Nacional de España, Catalunya Ràdio, iCatFM and COMRàdio.
  • Bienvenido León
    Lecturer coordinating the area of Audiovisual Communication and Scientific Documentary
    Assistant lecturer for Audiovisual Popular Science at the University of Navarre.
  • Maria Josep Picó
    Lecturer coordinating the area of Environmental Journalism
    Journalist, author and article writer. National Prize for Environmental Journalism 2005. She works in the Scientific Culture and Innovation Unit at Jaume I University and is an associate lecturer at the same university.
  • Cristina Aced
    Lecturer coordinating the New Digital Narratives Workshop
    Digital and corporate communication consultant. University lecturer in communication, PR, social media and marketing. Joint promoter of #CarnavalRRPP.

Lecturers - Speakers of Barcelona].

Note: The conference speakers included are those that have been involved in the Master in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication throughout the various years and specializations, but they may not be involved in a particular year. It depends on their other teaching or work commitments.

  • Nahia Barberia
    Content manager at the Biomedical Research Institute (IRB).
  • Miquel Barceló
    Lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Winner of the UPC science fiction prize.
  • Raúl Torán
    President of the Catalan Association of Scientific Communication (ACCC).
  • Jose Luis Blanco
    Senior specialist in infectious diseases at Hospital Clinic and associate lecturer at the University of Barcelona.
  • Josep Maria Borràs
    Manager of the Oncology Masterplan for Catalonia.
  • Fèlix Bosch
    Assistant manager of the Dr. Antoni Esteve Foundation.
  • Jordi Camí
    Manager of the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB) Foundation and the Pasqual Maragall Foundation.
  • Òscar Cusó
    Writer for National Geographic Spain and scriptwriter for 3D Tech Omega Zeta.
  • Meritxell Martell
    Environmental consultant at MERIENCE Strategic Thinking.
  • Rosa Martínez
    Scientific editor at the University of Barcelona Press Office.
  • José María Montero
    Director of the Espacio Protegido program (Canal Sur).
  • Anna Omedes
    Director of the Museum of Natural Sciences, Barcelona.
  • David Rajadel
    Founder and Creative Director at Formas Naturales, a company that focuses on developing audiovisual products on scientific topics.
  • Andreu Segura
    Member of the public health advisory board and bioethics committee at the Catalan Government Department of Health.
  • Graziella Almendral
    Director of the Indagando TV science channel, journalist and scriptwriter for scientific documentaries.
  • Dani Jiménez Albiac
    Manager of the popular science company CreaCiència and presenter of the Dinàmiks program on Canal Super3.
  • Pere Renom
    Reporter and editor of the popular science program Quèquicom on TV3.
  • Jesús Méndez
    Journalist and freelance scientific writer, collaborating with Sinc agency and newspapers El País and Heraldo de Aragón, among others.
  • Júlia Bestard Barrio
    Communication Manager at the AIDS Research Institute (IrsiCaixa) and associate lecturer at the University of Barcelona.
  • Daniel Arbós
    Director of Communication at the August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS).
  • Javier Esteban Armentia
    Director of the Pamplona Planetarium.
  • Rosa Avellà
    Manager of Grifols Museum; Corporate Communications at Grifols, S.A.
  • Josep Eladi Baños
    Vice-chancellor of the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia.
  • Jordi Casabona
    Scientific Director at the Centre of Epidemiological Studies regarding Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS of Catalonia.
  • Enrique Coperías
    Director of the magazine Muy Interesante.
  • Xavier Duran
    Chemical and scientific journalist for TV3.
  • Joaquim Elcacho
    Freelance. Scientific and environmental journalist.
  • Sergi Erill
    Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Manager of the Doctor Antoni Esteve Foundation.
  • Pierre Fayard
    University lecturer at Institut d'Administration des Entreprises de Poitiers (France).
  • Roberto Herrscher
    Director of the master in Journalism BCN_NY at UB and Columbia University of New York.
  • Patricia Fernández de Lis
    Manager of MATERIA (esmateria.com), a science news website.
  • Esperanza García Molina
    Editor-in-chief at the SINC agency.
  • David Jou
    Physicist, scientist and poet. Corresponding member of the Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences of Madrid and the Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti de Mesina.
  • Carles Lalueza
    Researcher at the Evolutionary Biology Institute of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and author of popular science books.
  • Ignasi López Verdeguer
    Deputy Director of the Science, Research and Environment area of the Obra Social "la Caixa" Foundation.
  • Mònica López Ferrado
    Higher Information Technician at the Barcelona Culture Institute (ICUB-Barcelona City Council)
  • Ernesto Páramo
    Director of the Granada Science Park.
  • Rafael Pardo
    Director of the BBVA Foundation
  • Milagros Pérez Oliva
    Journalist. Editor-in-chief of the El País newspaper.
  • Pilar Perla
    Coordinator of the Tercer Milenio [Third Millennium] supplement of the Heraldo de Aragón newspaper.
  • Octavi Planells
    Communications manager at Basetis, an information technology and services company.
  • Antoni Plasència
    General manager of the Barcelona Global Health Institute (ISGlobal).
  • Carme Prats
    Coordinator of the Science and Technical Museums System of Catalonia.
  • Pere Puigdomènech
    Director of the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CSIC-IRTA-UAB) and CSIC research professor.
  • Núria Terribas
    Director of the Víctor Grífols i Lucas Foundation.
  • Antoni Trilla
    Director of the Assessment, Support and Prevention Unit at Hospital Clínic, Barcelona.
  • Joan Úbeda
    Manager of Media 3.14 (MEDIAPRO Group).
  • Eva Van den Berg
    Scientific editor at National Geographic magazine.
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