Guided tour with Joan Guàrdia and Jordi Alberch to the exhibition 'Periphery of the Night' by Apichatpong Weerasethakul.
Jordi Alberch i Vié (Barcelona, 1959) is a professor at the Department of Biomedicine of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Barcelona (UB) and director of the University’s Institute of Neurosciences (María de Maeztu Unit of Excellence). He holds a degree and a PhD in Medicine and Surgery from UB, he has carried out research at international universities and has published more than 170 papers in international journals. Currently, he coordinates the research group of the August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute and CIBERNED (Network Centre for Biomedical Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases), is the research director at the Production and Validation Centre of Advanced Therapies of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at UB and is a co-founder of Cytes Biotechnologies, a spin-off company of the same University. He was vice-rector for Research, Innovation and Transfer at UB, acting rector at UB and president of the Spanish Society of Neuroscience.
Joan Guàrdia i Olmos (Barcelona, 1958) is a professor of Methodology for Behaviour Science at the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Barcelona (UB) and has been rector elect at the same university since 2020. After a multidisciplinary education in economic sciences and psychology, he is an expert in statistics and the systematic study of human behaviour. He has given numerous courses and seminars at various national and international universities and coordinates the Teaching Innovation Group GID-UB/11 and the Consolidated Research Group SGR 266. He has published over 30 books and more than 260 scientific papers, has been the lead researcher on 50 or so projects and is a reviewer for various quality agencies and indexed journals. Currently, he is a member of the Institute of Neuroscience and the Institute of Complex Systems, both at the University of Barcelona.