The UOC is organizing its first research week to reflect on the university’s future

The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) is organizing the first UOC Research Week, which will offer a series of free activities from 18 to 22 April which will be completed with a series of internal workshops.

The UOC proposes a week full of activities with the goal of sharing with the community the latest developments and reflections. UOC Research Week will kick off on 18 April with the presentation of a selection of 21 of the university’s R&D projects at the Research Showcase, at the Castelldefels centre (Av. Carl Friederich Gauss, 5, Parc Mediterrani de la Tecnologia). On 19 April, the events will move to the Palau Macaya (Passeig de Sant Joan, 108, Barcelona), with the round table What Can Future Education Do in Order to Overcome Gendered Academic and Occupational Interests?

On 20 April, the focus will be on e-learning, with the presentation of four research projects from the eLearn Center, another of the UOC’s research centres. With the title The Final Frontier in eLearning: Four Approaches to Define Tomorrow’s Education, the event will start at 9 am at the Palau Macaya and will be introduced by David White, who will give the lecture Visitors and Residents: A Look Towards Digital Learners’ Activity on the next day, 21 April, at 9:30 am at the CosmoCaixa museum (C/Isaac Newton, 26, Barcelona). The last day of the UOC Research Week will start with the round table – Palau Macaya, 9:30 am – The Future of the University – The University of the Future Registration

You can register for the various activities – all of them are completely free – using the registration form on the event’s website.

We welcome your comments, tweets and questions and invite you to solve its challenges via Twitter with the hashtag #imagineUOC and mentioning the user @UOC_research. Lists of the most active users will be published regularly and badges will be awarded for participation. You’ll find the instructions on the website.

The activities of UOC Research Week are sponsored by the Obra Social “la Caixa” through the Internationalization at Home programme.