Portugal opts for the Learning Communities Project

By |2019-11-19T21:05:53+00:00November 11th, 2019|

The Portuguese Ministry of Education launched yesterday the extension of the Learning Communities Project to 50 new school clusters in the country. The project, developed by CREA (Community of Research on Excellence for All) and funded by the Structural Reform Support Service of the European Commission, will take the Successful Educational Actions to schools identified [...]

18 October 2018, European Union Day against trafficking in persons. Findings from the research Project END-TRAFFICKING for preventing sex trafficking

By |2018-10-19T11:57:08+00:00October 19th, 2018|

[:en]The research project END-TRAFFICKING Changes and Social Innovations for the Prevention and Reduction of Trafficking in Women for the Purpose of Sexual Exploitation (2015-2017) (Ref. FEM2013-46670-R), has launched a brochure with information about how to prevent sex trafficking of women. The brochure includes some key findings identified in the research project, including an exhaustive review [...]

If you are social media user, you are #scienceinfluencer

By |2018-08-29T19:29:28+00:00August 29th, 2018|

[:en]If you are a social media user, probably you are making a relevant contribution to the creation of scientific knowledge and to improve humankind. This improvement of the relations between researchers and citizens has been published by the prestigious scientific journal PLOS ONE in the article “Social Impact in Social Media: A new method to [...]

CREA researcher Javier Díez-Palomar, selected as member of the Numeracy Expert Group of the OECD

By |2018-06-30T10:48:27+00:00June 30th, 2018|

[:en]Javier Díez-Palomar, researcher from CREA, has been selected as a member of the Numeracy Expert Group (NEG), a group of international experts in charge of conducting the OECD's PIAAC survey (Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competences). PIAAC measures the skills of adults in key skills for information processing, including numerical literacy or the [...]

Springer publishes a book about CREA

By |2017-10-15T16:28:19+00:00October 15th, 2017|

[:en]The first scientific editorial highlights this research center of the UB Springer is currently the world's first publisher of books and scientific journals. The idea of ​​publishing this work was the then President of the World Association of Sociology, Michael Burawoy, professor of Berkeley. After presenting the CREA in different contexts as a model to [...]

R+D TRATA Results at the 14th Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference

By |2017-09-28T17:24:18+00:00September 28th, 2017|

[:en] On September 21st and 22nd, 2017, CREA attended the 14th Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference held in Ohio, USA. This annual conference brings together hundreds of attendees, researchers from more than 16 countries, civil society entities, sex trafficking survivors, defenders of human rights and anti human trafficking movements. CREA presented the results of [...]

A research of the European Scientific Program (Horizon 2020) provides evidence to improve the prevention of terrorism

By |2017-08-20T09:19:45+00:00August 20th, 2017|

[:en]In the face of the latest attacks, we reinforce our commitment and work with scientific research with social impact, for the prevention of cases like this and the achievement of a plural society, free of all violence. An investigation of the European Scientific Program (Horizon 2020) provides evidence to improve prevention of terrorism PROTON, Modeling [...]

Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, international researcher on sex trafficking, visits CREA

By |2017-07-12T14:50:00+00:00July 12th, 2017|

[:en] Dr. Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, Associate Professor of Social Work at Arizona State University (ASU) and director of the Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research Center at ASU, had visited CREA with the purpose of knowing the scientific contributions developed by CREA related to preventive socialization of gender violence, sex trafficking and the social impact of [...]

Marta Soler, Full Professor of Sociology at the University of Barcelona

By |2017-07-07T11:52:36+00:00July 7th, 2017|

[:en]Members of CREA community are satisfied to announce that our director, Marta Soler, is officially Full Professor at the University of Barcelona. During the defense the 26th of June, we listened to how she started her Ph.D. training at Harvard University thanks to the motivation she found at the CREA research center, lead at the time [...]