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Jon Rueda is studying for a PhD in Philosophy and Ethics at the University of Granada with a fellowship from the ”la Caixa” Foundation. He is researching the ethical debates that stem from the use of breakthrough genetic technologies such as embryo screening and CRISPR/Cas9. Read more


”la Caixa” Foundation fellow Oihane Fernández studied Biology, then she worked as a hotel receptionist, interviewer, waitress and a diving instructor, until she decided to set sail on what would go on to become her true calling. At the age of 29, she moved from Murcia to Costa de la Luz to study Marine Sciences at the University of Cádiz. Read more


Now that the COVID-19 pandemic is starting to ease up, old and new challenges are rearing their heads in the political and economic agenda. These topics were the focal point of the ”la Caixa” Foundation fellows’ virtual meet-up in October, in which 12 experts from the sector came together to discuss these challenges and suggest some solutions. Read more


Floods, droughts, heatwaves... The effects of climate change on our planet are so great, as are the challenges they pose. Just a few days before the UN Climate Summit, COP26, we spoke to three ”la Caixa” fellows: Ana Rodríguez, Laura García-Portela and Kayin Venner, about some successful actions and the urgent need to implement many more in global coordination. Read more