Postdoctoral researchers wanted (UOC call open until March 4)

  • Posted February 12, 2018

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
Would you like to be part of our research group? Open Evidence Research has just been awarded by the Catalan Government with the highest qualification as Consolidated Research Group and we are looking for excellent postdoctoral candidates. Please have a look at our research lines: Educational Uses of ICTs and their impact on higher education […]

GRC Consolidated Research Group award to Open Evidence Research by the Generalitat de Catalunya

  • Posted February 12, 2018

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
We are very pleased to announce that the Catalan Autonomous Government (Generalitat de Catalunya) has certified Open Evidence Research as a Consolidated Research Group (Grup de Recerca Consolidat) with Number 2017 SGR 1679. The Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR) opened a call last May for supporting the research groups in Catalonia that work in […]

Voting from remote. An overview.

  • Posted January 15, 2018

  • Posted by Clara Fauli
Remote voting has the potential to increase electoral participation because it provides voters with more mechanisms to express their vote. The act of voting may be particularly challenging for some specific groups, such as those who live far from their assigned polling station, or who are in another country on a temporary or permanent basis. […]

“Trends in Research and Practice in Mobile Learning” with Professor Mohamed Ally, Athabasca University (Canada).

  • Posted January 13, 2018

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
  Open Evidence Research group is organising an international seminar on “Trends in Research and Practice in Mobile Learning” for an overview of current research and practice in this area. Therefore you are kindly invited to join this seminar on Tuesday 16 January, from 12.30 to 2pm in Sala S1H, 22@. The seminar will start […]

Andrea Saltelli joins Open-Evidence Research

  • Posted January 12, 2018

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
Andrea Saltelli, Adjunct Professor at the University of Bergen (Norway), has joined Open Evidence Research at UOC, Barcelona. Andrea Saltelli ( has worked on physical chemistry, environmental sciences, applied statistics, impact assessment and science for policy. His main disciplinary focus is on sensitivity analysis of model output, a discipline where statistical tools are used to […]

“New Narratives in Science and Economics” with Erik Reinert and Andrea Saltelli

  • Posted January 10, 2018

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
                                     Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Open Evidence Research and University of Bergen, Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT),  invite you to half-day seminar on January 22nd on New Narratives in science and economics, with […]

Study on the benefits and drawbacks of remote voting solutions

  • Posted December 5, 2017

  • Posted by Clara Fauli
Electoral participation in Europe has been steadily decreasing for the past 25 years, including European elections. The Commission’s 2015 report on the 2014 EP elections concluded that “looking ahead to the 2019 elections, it is important to […] examine further, and seek to address, the reasons for the persistently low turnout in some Member States”. […]

Ageing better IN real LIFE! Technology enabled strategies and tools for supporting older adults living in the community.

  • Posted December 1, 2017

  • Posted by Clara Fauli
As part of the IN LIFE consortium we are glad to invite you to the Workshop “Ageing better IN real LIFE! Technology enabled strategies and tools for supporting older adults living in the community”. It will take place at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid next 17 January 2018 at 09.00-14.00. During the workshop, the Consortium will […]

New project on social protection and non-standard work

  • Posted November 29, 2017

  • Posted by Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva
Open Evidence is pleased to announce a new project: Behavioural Study on the Effects of an Extension of the Access to Social Protection for People in All Forms of Employment. The study is carried out in consortium with the London School of Economics (LSE) and the University of Valencia, on behalf of the European Commission […]

Seminar on Robustification of the Regional Payments Databases

  • Posted November 19, 2017

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
                                     The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Open Evidence Research Group, organises for 24 November 2017 a one-day reflection seminar  on robustification of regional payment databases (invitation only, please contact In the course of the seminar the University of […]

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