Women experts search engine, a new tool to find expertise profiles of women working in Catalonia

The Catalan Institute for Women has made available a tool to search expertise profiles of women working in specific scientific, academic and business fields, among others. 

The aim of this tool is to increase the visibility of women's contribution, especially in those areas where women's presence has traditionally been low.

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Article by El Punt Avui


Thursday, 18 May, 2017

Now available "Eclipse 2.0", an application to compute and simulate astronomical events

Eclipse 2.0 is the new version of Eclipse Calculator, released in December 2012. Now, with a lot of new features.

​​This is an application to compute and simulate astronomical events. A tool for astronomy lovers that allows to know in a simple way the general and local circumstances for solar and lunar eclipses and planetary transits.

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Monday, 15 May, 2017

The ICCUB inaugurates new premises at Parc Científic de Barcelona

On Thursday 11 May the ICCUB will inaugurate its new premises at Parc Científic de Barcelona. This new premises will house the institute's Technological Unit, which has been created to enforce projects with an important technological component, either focused on science, research or technology demonstrators, among others. The Unit is built upon the know-how earned by its members during several years working on outstanding and groundbreaking international projects, such as LHCb, Gaia, Solar Orbiter or CTA.


Thursday, 11 May, 2017

3rd UB Science Festival: "Ultracold UB" , "3D constellations", and exhibition "Telescopi Assumpció Català"

Date/Time: 12/05/2017 , 10:00-19:00
Place: Historical Bulding of the University of Barcelona 
The 3rd Science Festival of the University of Barcelona, to be held on Friday May 12 during all day at the Historical Building, comes with many new activities. 
The Institute of Cosmos Sciences of the University of Barcelona and the Quantum Physics and Astrophysics Department participate in this event with two different workshops and an exhibition.


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