Retrat de Mara Dierssen. © Álex Losada
“There are no neurobiological reasons for discrimination”

Mara Dierssen

Mara Dierssen is a neurobiologist and one of the country’s major communicators of popular science. She studies the human brain, and, more specifically,...

La directora Neus Ballús (a l’esquerra) i la muntadora Ariadna Ribas (a la dreta) amb els premis Gaudí que van rebre per la pel·lícula Sis dies corrents. © Acadèmia del Cinema Català - Manu de León / White Horse
Women in the audiovisual industry. Flash in the pan or rising trend

The number of female filmmakers has been burgeoning in the past few years. The presence of female directors, screenwriters, producers, and so on, is growing...

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Digital dividesMunicipal policies for digital inclusion

Faced with the need to leave no one behind, cities are giving impetus to projects that advocate for digital inclusion, facilitating access to new technologies...

Il·lustració. © Laura Watcher
Digital dividesInvisible barriers to education

The digital divide extends beyond access to technologies and basic knowledge of how they work. The most invisible divide concerns uses. Education in digitisation must...

Barcelona Metròpolis 123 - Bretxes digitals
Tropical nights, torrid nights, a new climate risk

One of the indicators of climate change is the rise in temperature, which increases the risk of mortality in the elderly or those suffering from chronic...

Barcelona Metròpolis 123 - Bretxes digitals
Digital dividesTowards a new era with no digital exclusions

The usual factors of inequality that have always existed (social class, age, gender, education, environment) determine not only access, but also the capacity to...

Il·lustració. © Laura Watcher
Digital dividesIt’s not a divide, it’s a chasm

Fulfilling fundamental rights such as employment, training, health and citizen participation calls for access to a high-speed connection and advanced digital...

El projecte per transformar l'antiga fàbrica Mercedes-Benz preveu zones àmplies per als vianants i molta vegetació per fer front al canvi climàtic. © Conren Tramway
Cooling shelters: an urban response to the global crisis

Cities are engaged in the fight against climate change. Promoting public transport and renewable energies, urban transformation and reducing emissions from combustion...

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