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Master in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication

Academic Directors

Gemma Revuelta

  • Director of the Centre for Science, Communication and Society Studies at Pompeu Fabra University. Director of theInforme Quiral: Medicina, Comunicación y Sociedad. [Quiral Report: Medicine, Communication and Society].
  • Bachelor in Medicine and Master in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication from UPF-IDEC.
  • Adjunct lecturer at the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences of Pompeu Fabra University.

Academic Advisory Council

  • Jordi Camí. Pharmacology Professor of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at Universidad Pompeu Fabra [Pompeu Fabra University]. General Director of Parque de Investigación Biomédica de Barcelona [Biomedical Research Park of Barcelona] (PRBB) and the Fundació Pasqual Maragall [Pasqual Maragall Foundation].
  • Arcadi Navarro. ICREA Research teacher. Professor of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University. Evolutionary Genomics Research Group Coordinator.
  • Jordi Pérez. Tenured lecturer of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University. Head of Academic Coordination and Evaluation Office for the Faculty of Health Sciences and Life of the University Pompeu Fabra.
  • Vladimir de Semir. Journalist. Chairman of the Advisory Council and Social Council for the Centre for Science, Communication and Society Studies for the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University. Scientific committee member of the international Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) network.

 

Lecturers – Area and/or workshop coordinators

  • Vladimir de Semir
    Lecturer and coordinator of Journalism, Communication and Dissemination of the Sciences 
    Journalist. Chairman of the Advisory Council and Social Council for the Centre for Science, Communication and Society Studies for the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University. Scientific committee member of the international Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) network.
  • Gemma Revuelta 
    Lecturer and coordinator of Journalism, Communication in Medicine and Science, and Public Perception of the Sciences
    Degree in Medicine and Masters in Medical Communication. Director of the Centre for Science, Communication and Society Studies for the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University. Associate lecturer of Scientific communication in the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University.  
  • Marc de Semir
    Professor - Head of the area of Corporate and Institutional Communication
    Director of Communication for Fundación Bertelsmann [Bertelsmann Foundation] and consultant on the Degree in Communications at UOC. Member of the Communications Committee of the Catalan Association of Hospitals, and Catalan delegate to the National Association of Health Reporters.
  • Helena Calsamiglia 
    Lecturer and coordinator of Analysing informative discourse
    Tenured lecturer in Discourse Analysis at the Faculty of Translation and Interpretation, Pompeu Fabra University.
  • Guillermo Fernández 
    Lecturer and coordinator of Scientific Museology
    Consultant of museum projects and collaborator in Fundación “La Caixa” [“La Caixa” Foundation].
  • Núria Jar
    Lecturer and coordinator of the Radio Workshop
    Freelance journalist specialized in science and health. Writes for SINC Agency, Very Interesting, Scientific American and El País. Developed a large part of her trajectory on the radio. Currently working for Rac1and has worked for Radio Nacional de España [Spanish National Radio], Catalunya Ràdio [Catalan Radio], iCatFM and COMRàdio.
  • Bienvenido León 
    Lecturer and coordinator in the area of Audiovisual Communication and Science Documentaries
    Adjunct lecturer in Audiovisual Scientific Information at the University of Navarre. 
  • Maria Josep Picó 
    Lecturer and coordinator of Environmental journalism
    Journalist, writer and columnist. Winner of National Environmental Journalism Award 2005.
  • Cristina Ribas
    Lecturer and coordinator of New Formats Communications 2.0
    Journalist, biologist and consultant in science and technology. Lecturer in the Faculty of Communication at Pompeu Fabra University. Chairwoman of the Asociación Catalana de Comunicación Científica [Catalan Association of Scientific Communication] (ACCC). 
  • Cristina Aced
    Lecturer and coordinator of the New Digital Narratives Workshop
    Corporate and digital communication consultant. University faculty of communications, PR, social media and marketing. Joint promoter for #CarnavalRRPP.

 

Lecturers - Speakers

  • Daniel Arbós
    Biologist, scientific communicator and co-director of the radio show “Pa ciència, la nostra”.
  • Javier Esteban Armentia 
    Director of the Pamplona Planetarium.
  • Rosa Avellà
    Manager of Museu Grífols [Grífols Museum], Corporate Communications Grífols.
  • Josep Eladi Baños
    Professor of Pharmacology. Department of Experimental and Health Sciences. Pompeu Fabra University.
  • Nahia Barberia
    Director of Production and Communications in the company Formas Naturales.
  • Miquel Barceló 
    Professor of Computing Studies at Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña [Polytechnic University of Catalonia] (UPC) Expert in science fiction.
  • Màrius Belles
    Biologist, scientific communicator and co-director of the radio show “Pa ciència, la nostra”.
  • Jose Luis Blanco 
    Hospital de Día de VIH del Hospital Clínic de Barcelona [HIV Day Hospital at Hospital Clinic in Barcelona].
  • Josep Maria Borràs 
    Head of the Oncology Master Plan of Catalonia.
  • Fèlix Bosch
    Assistant Director of Fundació Dr. Antoni Esteve [Dr. Antonio Esteve Foundation].
  • Jordi Camí
    Director of the Biomedical Research Park of Barcelona (PRBB) and the Pasqual Maragall Foundation.
  • Jordi Casabona 
    Scientific Director of the Centre of AIDS Epidemiology Studies (Catalonia).
  • Gonzalo Casino
    Degree in Medicine. Scientific journalist for El País. Director of the engineering and humanities magazine Técnica Industrial and, the weekly column for the magazine Escepticemia (Ediciones Doyma) since 1999. 
  • Enrique Coperías  
    Director of the magazine Muy Interesante
  • Òscar Cusó
    Scientific documentalist. He has participated in the series of David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities (BBC, UKTV). He has created other documentaries like The Blind Monkey (National Geographic). Writer in El Pais.
  • Mara Dierssen 
    Head of the Neurobehavioural Analysis Group in the Genes and Illnesses programme of the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona.
  • Xavier Duran 
    Chemist and scientific journalist (TV3 and El Temps).
  • Joaquim Elcacho
    Freelance. Scientific and environmental journalism. 
  • Sergi Erill
    Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Director of the Dr. Antonio Esteve Foundation.
  • Pierre Fayard
    University lecturer of the Institute of Administration Entreprises from Poitiers (France).
  • Patricia Fernández de Lis
    Director of MATERIA (esmateria.com), science news website.  
  • Esperanza García Molina
    Editor-in-chief at the SNIC agency. 
  • Roberto Herrscher
    Director of the Master’s in Journalism BCN_NY at the University of Barcelona and Columbia University in New York.
  • David Jou
    Professor of Condensed Matter Physics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona [Autonomous University of Barcelona].
  • Joan Juan
    Health Science Division. Journals Publishing & Sales Director, Elsevier Spain.
  • Carles Lalueza 
    Lecturer in the Faculty of Biology at the University of Barcelona and the author of popular science books.
  • Ignasi López Verdeguer
    Assistant Director of the Area of Science, Research and the Environment of the “la Caixa” Foundation.
  • Mònica López Ferrado 
    Science Coordinator in Ara newspaper.
  • Carlos Llusà 
    Creative director of the company Formas Naturales.
  • Antonio Madridejos
    Scientific Journalist for El Periódico.
  • Meritxell Martell 
    Environmental consultant for MERIENCE Strategic Thinking.
  • Rosa Martínez 
    Science editor in the Press Office of the University of Barcelona.
  • José María Montero 
    Director of the programme Espacio Protegido on Canal Sur.
  • Anna Omedes
    Director of Museu de Ciencies Naturals de Barcelona [Barcelona Natural Science Museum].
  • Ernesto Páramo 
    Director of the Science Park of Granada.
  • Rafael Pardo
    Director of the BBVA Foundation.
  • Milagros Pérez Oliva
    Journalist. Editor-in-chief in the Society Section of El País.
  • Pilar Perla
    Coordinator of the “Tercer Milenio” (Third Millennium) supplement, in the Heraldo de Aragón.
  • Octavi Planells 
    Head of the blog Buscaciència, editor of the programme Redes and web manager for Grupo Punset Producciones.
  • Antoni Plasència 
    Deputy Director of the  Barcelona Center for International Health Research (CRESIB), Hospital Clínic [Clinical Hospital] -University of Barcelona.
  • Carme Prats 
    Museums of Science and Technology of Catalonia Systems Coordinator.
  • Pere Puigdomènech
    Director of the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CSIC-IRTA-UAB) and research professor at the CSIC.
  • David Rajadel 
    Creative director of the company Formas Naturales.
  • Ana Montserrat Rosell
    Director of the science programme Tres14 on RTVE.
  • Miguel Ángel Sabadell
    Scientific editor of Muy Interesante
  • Andreu Segura 
    Lecturer of Public Health at the University of Barcelona. Head of the Department of Public Health at Institut d’Estudis de la Salut [Institute of Health Studies] (IES) Government of Catalonia.
  • Montserrat Tarrés 
    Director of Corporate Communication and Institutional Relations at Novartis Pharmaceuticals.
  • Núria Terribas
    Director of Fundación Victor Grífols i Lucas [Víctor Grífols i Lucas Foundation].
  • Brian Trench
    Dublin University and President of Public Communication of Science & Technology Network.
  • Antoni Trilla 
    Director of the Evaluation, Support and Prevention Unit at Hospital Clínic Barcelona.
  • Joan Úbeda
    Head of  Media 3.14 (MEDIAPRO group).
  • Eva Van den Berg
    Science editor at National Geographic.

Please note: This is a list of all the teaching staff who have participated in the Master’s in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication in its various years and specialities. It may not be the case that all faculty members participate in a specific year due to other teaching or professional commitments.

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