TRANSCREATIVA: ENCOURAGING YOUTH EMPLOYMENT IN CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

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In a situation of economic crisis, which is affecting young people particularly harshly, it is necessary to promote cultural and creative industries as an employment generating sector for this group, developing their skills, especially through technology. This is the objective of the Transcreativa project, led by Sinnergiak Social Innovation and financed by the European Union. […]

The Symposium held in the Aquitaine capital between the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU and the University of Bordeaux on November 19th and 20th has served to “move from intention to action” in the field of cooperation between the two academic institutions, according to Charo Sánchez, UPV/EHU European Projects Manager. As she declared at […]

UPV/EHU and BORDEAUX ALLIANCE FOR THE EURO-REGIONAL CAMPUS

The University of the Basque Country(UPV/EHU) and the University of Bordaux will sign an alliance next November 19th with the aim of creating a campus of international excellence in the Aquitaine-Euskadi euroregion. Both academic institutions are leading the Campus of International Excellence Euskampus and IdEX projects to boost the development of a cross-borders campus as […]

The Psi-k Conference 2015 on condensed matter will take place in San Sebastián

The Psi-k  Conference, the leading event for the research community active in electronic structure and properties of condensed matter, will take place in San Sebastián (Basque Country) during September 6-10, 2015, under the chairmanship of Ángel Rubio. Organized every five years, the scientific programme of Psi-k 2015 will consist of plenary lectures and up to […]

Enrique Zuazua receives honorary doctorate from the University of Lorraine, France

October day 9, at the formal opening of the Academic Year 2014-15 of the University of Lorraine in France, Enrique ZUAZUA, Distinguished Ikerbasque Professor, PDEs, Control and Numerics Research Line Leader and Founder Scientific Director of BCAM – Basque Center for Applied Mathematics and Full Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, received an honorary doctorate […]

New Basque-Welsh Innovation Network

The University of the Basque Country, in collaboration with Agirre Lehendakaria Center, will welcome a delegation of institutions, businesses and research centres from Wales on September 29th and 30th.This delegation will visit Euskadi to identify possible collaboration areas in different fields: innovation policies, smart specialisation, Horizon 2020, Big Data, automotive industry and audiovisual products. In […]

ANDER GURRUTXAGA

Trades were a historical construction. In the Former Regime, most positions in the government, army and Church were hereditary. There was no need for talent to enjoy privileges. From the 17th Century onwards (S. Pepys) it is evident that individuals should be respected for their talent. The formula is: “careers open to talent”. During the […]

ANGEL NIEVA

The physical transformation of Bilbao and its urban environment is a complex process resulting from an intense and long-standing work following a plan created by different public institutions. This process sinks its roots in the dynamic and entrepreneurial character that has characterised the people of Bilbao since its foundation in the year 1300, when Don […]

HÉLÈNE JACQUET

The University of Bordeaux (50,000 students, 2,818 faculty members, 2,763 administrative staff) results from the extensive fusion process of three major universities recently completed (January 2014). This process began in 2008 and involved a federation of public organizations of R & D & I and Higher Education, created in March 2007, to carry out a […]