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Media Literacy by Design

  • Posted October 29, 2019

  • Posted by Alexandra Theben
Open Evidence, in consortium with RAND Europe, conducted the study “Media literacy and online empowerment issues raised by algorithm-driven media services” for DG CONNECT, which has been published and is now available at the European Commission’s website. The study’s objectives were to explore how the provision and consumption of news in social media platforms function, […]

Open Evidence will start its collaboration with the European Parliament

  • Posted October 18, 2019

  • Posted by Nuria Febrer
Open Evidence is pleased to announce the award of a new Framework Contract to support the work of the European Parliament Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE). Open Evidence, together with RAND Europe will provide expert advice on a variety of current and emerging issues on ICT technologies, EU digital policies and technological aspects […]

Open Evidence will conduct its first behavioural study for DG MARE

  • Posted October 8, 2019

  • Posted by Giovanni Liva
Open Evidence in consortium with the London School of Economics and BDI Research will conduct a new behavioural study for the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE) on origin claims on fishery and aquaculture products. In the framework of the upcoming evaluation of the Common Market Organisation (CMO) Regulation, this behavioural […]

Publication of the study on the effects of ecolabels on environmentally- and health-friendly cars

  • Posted July 3, 2019

  • Posted by Frans Folkvord
We are glad to announce that the paper “The effects of ecolabels on environmentally- and health-friendly cars: an online survey and two experimental studies” has been published by the International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment and it is available for download. The paper was developed in line with the project European Union Low Emitting carS (EULES), which aimed at […]

Publication of the Study on Benchmarking Deployment of eHealth among General Practitioners

  • Posted May 29, 2019

  • Posted by Clara Fauli
The European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology has published the study on Benchmarking Deployment of eHealth among General Practitioners. The study, conducted by RAND Europe, Open Evidence and BDI, measures the use of ICT and eHealth applications by primary care physicians in the EU. It also analyses the main drivers of and […]

mHealth: challenges and opportunities for health systems

  • Posted May 22, 2019

  • Posted by Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva
Open Evidence, Research Group and spin-off of UOC, and Health 2.0 Barcelona have organised a special session on mHealth: challenges and opportunities for health systems that will take place at Barcelona Health Hub on June 5th. The session will be led by Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva, Professor of Information and Communication Sciences at the Open University of Catalonia […]

Open Evidence supported the European Institute for Gender Equality in a publication on opportunities and risks of digitalisation

  • Posted April 9, 2019

  • Posted by Alexandra Theben
The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) has published the report “Gender Equality and youth: opportunities and risks of digitalization”, where Open Evidence contributed by developing a methodology for qualitative research to fill the knowledge gaps in the area of gender. The report works as part of EIGE’s contribution to monitor EU progress towards gender […]

Call for application for postdoctoral research fellowships

  • Posted February 18, 2019

  • Posted by Nuria Febrer
The UOC Research and Innovation Committee has published a call for application of six vacancies for three-year postdoctoral research fellowships. Open Evidence Research, as a spin-off of UOC, would be pleased to welcome you to join our team of researchers. The concerning fields of study available for the position at Open Evidence Research are social sciences, health sciences […]

The new informative plan for skin prevention and protection kicks off in Badalona

  • Posted February 4, 2019

  • Posted by Pedro González
Read this article in English and Spanish For the second year, Badalona Servicios Asistenciales (BSA) will launch an action plan to prevent and raise awareness among the population on skin protection. The plan is based on a project developed by the BSA-UOC chair, which was published in the summer of 2018. The project analysed data […]

Open Evidence will conduct a new study on tobacco products for the European Commission

  • Posted January 23, 2019

  • Posted by Simone Vitiello
Open Evidence, in consortium with London School of Economics, BDI Research and the Catalan Institute of Oncology, will conduct the study “Consumer preference and perception of specific categories of tobacco and related products” for the European Commission (DG Sante). The study wants to analyse the consumer preferences and perceptions of consumers on 5 tobacco product […]

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