In the Draft Resolution of the CIE-2011 Campus of International Excellence Programme, released today by the Ministry of Education, the Universities of Alicante and Miguel Hernandez of Elche wish to announce the following information: The great satisfaction with the selection of the Mediterranean Campus Project, that both universities have submitted to the mentioned call.
On 1st, 2nd and 3rd September, the University of Alicante will host the 14th Toulon-Verona Conference, organized by the Faculty of Economics and Business Sciences' Department of Economic Analysis. This international conference is a debate point among academics, researchers and professionals interested in developing and implementing management processes, quality and excellence in Higher Education, Public Administrations, Tourism, Financial Services, Healthcare and Logistics.
More than 10 million people in the area of the Horn of Africa are suffering one of the most serious humanitarian crises in recent decades. Valencian universities, through the Valencian University Committee on International Relations and Cooperation, express their concern and solidarity to this humanitarian crisis. The situation is so alarming that the United Nations has declared a state of famine in the area.
The University of Alicante will make a three-storey building collapse with simulated earthquakes in Italy to test the resistance of a novel type of wall. This test is performed within a research project under the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union.
The offer of vacant places will be published on 27 July. Waiting list movements are made on a daily basis.
Luis Ramos Gutierrez has been elected as the Secretary of the University of Alicante's Board of Trustees, whose official designation has been published this morning in the Official Gazette of the Valencian Community (DOCV), with the approval of the Regional Department of Education, Training and Employment, on the proposal of the Chairman of the Board, Ricardo Ferré.
Hipólito Simón, lecturer at the University of Alicante's Department of Economic Analysis, has won the Lluis Fina Award for the best article on labour economics, published during the years 2009 and 2010. The prize aims at recognizing excellence in theoretical and applied research in the field of labour economics.
The registration period for academic year 2011-12 opens on Thursday, 29th September. Please, check procedures and documents required.
The results of this process, scheduled for 12 noon on 19 July, will be made public by publishing them on the official noticeboards of the respective universities
The University of Alicante will host the 6th National Meeting on Educational Innovation in Chemistry (INDOQUIM), which will bring together, from 19 to 22 July, academicians from all over Spain teaching in degree programmes where chemistry plays an important role.
The Valencian Parliament have announced their decision to incorporate the UA Vice President for Institutional Relations and Professor in Roman law, Aránzazu Calzada, into the Valencian Council for Universities, along with Lecturer in Economics, Gaspar Hernandez.
Students in the 8th Class of the Diploma Programme in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, celebrated their graduation ceremony in the auditorium of the University in a ceremony presided over by Professor Ana Laguna as Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, who was accompanied in the presidency by the Vice President for Technology and Educational Innovation, Faraón LLorens.
The Faculty of Education celebrated the graduation ceremony for students who have completed their studies in the fields of Physical Education, Physical Activity & Sports Sciences and graduates in Psychopedagogy.
Eduard Mira i González, lecturer at the University of Alicante, has been appointed member of the Valencian Academy of the Language. Mira has directed the Cervantes Institute in Naples and Brussels and has been part of the Experts Committee on Cultural Heritage of the Council of Europe.
Pessimistic hemodialysis patients suffer greater number of hospital admissions that optimists, whose greatest adaptation to treatment provides them with a better outcome. This has been established in a research study in which the UA Department of Health Psychology has participated and conducted jointly with the hospitals in Alicante, Granada and Segovia.
Glen Biotech SL is the first TBF of the University of Alicante (UA) and was created from research results generated by a UA research group. This company is completing the final phase of the implementation of the technologies developed at the UA to allow the marketing and release of several products, including natural antifungal and those sustainable with the environment, biological control agents against plagues such as the red palm weevil, plant growth enhancers, etc.
The Tourist Observatory of the Province of Alicante (OTPA), a research initiative developed by the Institute for Tourism Research at the University of Alicante in collaboration with the Business Confederation of the Province of Alicante (COEPA) and funded by the Ministry of Science and Innovation, has been presented at the venue of the Valencian Institute of Tourism Technologies (Invat.tur) in Benidorm, on Friday, 1st July 2011.
The Alicante Chamber of Commerce hosted the ceremony of adhesion to the Mediterranean Campus Project with which the University of Alicante attends the call "Campus of Excellence 2011" jointly with the University Miguel Hernández de Elche.