Science Diplomacy is a new discipline that combines science, technology and international relations to meet global agendas, increase prosperity and promote understanding between countries, regions and societies.
CREAF is a firm believer in scientific cooperation and, accordingly, the international dimension of its activity is constantly growing. This year has taken Olga Roig and Josep Maria Espelta to the UK and Lebanon to attend meetings on the forestry sector and environmental policies.
CREAF participates in a new COST ACTION to increase understanding of alien species through citizen science10 de May 2019Anna Ramon Revilla
Bernat Claramunt participates in the COST Action AlienCSI to address multidisciplinary research questions to develop and implement citizen science strategies to increase the scientific understanding of IAS ecology and dynamics, specifically informing decision-makers to implement technical requirements of relevant legislation.
As a student from EARMA’s third European Certificate in Research Management (CRM) cohort, Olga Roig was duly awarded their completion certificate at the EARMA's Conference Awards Ceremony this April. She began their CRM studies in January 2017 and finished in the summer of 2018.
CREAF has improved its scientific ranking with respect to other Spanish institutions, as measured by SCImago Institutions Rankings (SIR)24 de May 2016Anna Ramon Revilla
CREAF is among the 500 best international institutions of the world in six diferent indicators according to this ranking. Of the 244 ranked Spanish entities, four indicators place CREAF within the first 30 ranked positions
CREAF has elaborated a Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R), incorporating the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers promoted by the European Commission (EC).
Bernat Claramunt, CREAF researcher, has entered the core group of 6-8 people of the European Mountain Research Advocacy Network (MRI- Europe). He and other researchers will coordinate the future advocacy efforts of MRI- Europe.
The European project WaterInnEU began at the end of March with a kick-off meeting at the Casa Convalescència (Barcelona) with the presence of the eight project members and representatives of the European Commission.
CREAF starts a project for the transfer of results of European R&D on water to the marketplace and to society26 de March 2015Anna Ramon Revilla
CREAF coordinates the European project WaterInnEU, whose objective is to create a marketplace connecting results of European R&D on water with potential users. Through WaterInnEU, it is hoped that tools, protocols, and data produced by European research can be standardised, provided via open access, and that they are transferred to actors in the water management sector with decision-making power, or that they penetrate into the market in the form of products and services.
MENFRI brings together experts to cooperate towards a profitable and sustainable use of forests in the Mediterranean6 de June 2014Anna Ramon Revilla
On May 26th 2014, experts from different countries and background (industry, policymaking, science, NGOs, etc) gathered in Morocco in the framework of the project “Mediterranean Network of Forestry Research and Innovation” (MENFRI) to assess the forestry sector organization and development opportunities in Mediterranean countries.
The researcher Pilar Andrés will depart for two years to the USA, to Colorado to study the soil ecology of the Great Plains. Specifically, the project that she presented aims to improve the models that explain the decomposition of organic matter in the soil and contribute to the improvement of models of the carbon and nitrogen cycles.
The CREAF begins a European international cooperation project to improve forest management and combat global change in the Mediterranean20 de June 2013Anna Ramon Revilla
Enrique Doblas and Jordi Vayreda, researchers at the CREAF, will begin the MENFRI project (Mediterranean Network of Forestry Research and Innovation) in December, a European forest management project funded by the call FP7 – INCO.