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Advanced Courses in Life Sciences

Our Mission, Vision, and Values

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OUR MISSION – OUR COMMITMENT

We organise courses and peer-to-peer events that support the exchange of scientific skills, methods, and advances in the fields of life and earth sciences.

We partner with organisations and researchers to establish networks that promote life-long scientific learning in a cooperative environment.

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OUR VISION - OUR DREAM

We strive to create networks that increase the transfer of scientific knowledge among peers and foster a fairer and healthier scientific ecosystem.

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OUR VALUES - OUR BELIEFS

PASSION – Inspired by science. Wish to inspire others.

COLLABORATION – Together we can do more. Science is a team sport.

EQUITY – Promote and support diversity. Nurture a fairer science.

INNOVATION – Envision new ways of learning.

SUSTAINABILITY – We care about our environmental footprint.

WE ARE TRANSMITTING SCIENCE

Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno Transmitting Science coordinator

Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno
Co-founder
Scientific Direction

Juan Vicente Berto-Mengual coordinator at Transmitting Science

Juan Vicente Bertó-Mengual
Co-founder Administration and Logistics

Ana Rosa Gomez-Cano coordinator at Transmitting Science

Ana Rosa Gómez Cano
Communication and Course Coordination

Haris Saslis coordinator for Transmitting Science

Haris Saslis
Course Coordination

Jordi Galbany Transmitting Science Coordinator

Jordi Galbany
Course Coordination

Collaborators

Judit Marigo coordinator at Transmitting Science

Judit Marigó
Course Coordination
Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle / ICP
France / Spain

Paula Gonzalez coordinator for Transmitting Science

Paula González
Course Coordination
Unidad Ejecutora Estudios en Neurociencias y Sistemas Complejos. CONICET-HEC-UNAJ
Argentina

Jesus Marugan-Lobon instructor for Transmitting Science

Jesús Marugán-Lobón
Course Coordination
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Spain

Partnerships

Innovative Training Network Plant.ID

Transmitting Science is one of the partners of the  ITN Plant.ID.

Plants are essential for many aspects of our daily lives as they provide food, medicines, and construction materials. However, plants can also cause harm, think of poisonous plants, pollen allergies, adulterants in herbal medicines, or invasive species.

Correct identification of plants is therefore crucial but unfortunately, this is often problematic. Plant.ID wants to address this issue by developing state-of-the-art molecular solutions for a simplified way of identifying plants.

Plant.ID has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 765000.

Research School in Biosystematics (ForBio)

Transmitting Science and ForBio have common goals: to teach new methodologies and to share ideas and debate in order to advance in science, and to train the next generation of scientists. Consequently, we have joined efforts to organize several courses in collaboration on topics that are relevant to the fields of Taxonomy and Systematics.

Collaborative courses will be either be held at Transmitting Science’s teaching venues in Sabadell or Hostalets de Pierola near Barcelona or at any of the venues that ForBio uses in Norway or other Scandinavian countries.

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Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP)

We share the co-organization of our courses with the ICP in the courses that we run in Sabadell or at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Being the research institution of our Scientific Director, Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno, the ICP is one of our most important partners, hosting many of our courses.

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Where are we located?

Transmitting Science is based in Barcelona, Spain.

Many of our courses and workshops are held in Barcelona province. However, we run courses in Greece and Argentina together with our collaborators there.