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 dividesDigital partners: benefits of intergenerational learning

The population’s digitalisation does not take place at the same pace for everyone: young people are better able to acquire digital skills than older people....

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...

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Digital dividesThe FinTech gap is not a “senior citizen” issue

Senior citizens are among the groups most affected by unequal access to and use of digital financial and banking tools, but they are not the only one. Basic...

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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...

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