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International Research Life and Health Sciences
In the real world, the Force also inspires the world of Pilar Baldominos when it comes to understanding cancer. Pilar is doing her PhD at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard University, where Jedi Knights, Sith Lords and Queen Padmé Amidala also play a role.
Social Sciences Research Sustainable development
Five fellows explain the cutting-edge trends for 2023 in their fields of expertise. Research, training, tech, society, and the environment.
With 2023 just around the corner, we’ve made a capsule of the memories of five members of this community. What was their experience like?
International Sustainable development Fellowship meetings
On the 21st of November, we brought together an interdisciplinary group of ”la Caixa” Foundation fellows to speak about energy. These experts stated their conviction that this crisis is a watershed moment for our relationship with energy resources. However, they also highlighted the fact that we should see these moments of tension as an opportunity.
International Sustainable development Postgraduate
A radical change in the food and agriculture system and raising awareness among individuals are the most pressing challenges for achieving a transformation that can’t come quickly enough. The biologist and fellow Diego García-Vega is set on “getting the word out, raising awareness about the current system and kindling public debate about the future of our food sources.”
International Sustainable development
One of the UN's main goals is to expand sustainable development across most cities in the world by 2030. Today, we are speaking to three ”la Caixa” Foundation fellows who work day in, day out to pave the way for more efficient and sustainable communities.
Social Sciences Research Life and Health Sciences
Every year, on Halloween night, the 31st of October, we summon up this emotion in what has become one of the most popular celebrations in the world. With the help of three ”la Caixa” Foundation fellows, we want to hunt down some answers from an anthropological, psychological and neurological perspective.
Research Female talent Degree
For World Mental Health Day, two undergraduate medicine students with fellowships asked two consolidated experts who both received fellowships from the ”la Caixa” Foundation, about how anxiety, depression and other mental health issues are affecting their generation.
International Research Junior Leader Post-Doc
We sat down with three researchers who have previously been selected to take part in the Junior Leader postdoctoral fellowships programme. They told us what receiving this ”la Caixa” Foundation fellowship has meant for their research career.