The Hestia Chair sponsors an award for undergraduate research 

The Hestia Chair in Integrated Health and Social Care has opened a call for the Hestia Awards for best Bachelor’s Dissertation for the 2019-2020 academic year. These awards provide recognition for Bachelor’s Dissertations from the Medicine, Physiotherapy and Nursing degrees at UIC Barcelona that have obtained the highest mark. The aim of these awards is to boost a young researcher’s career and encourage students to continue doing…

The 3rd call for Hestia Research Grants is now open

We at the Hestia Chair seek to promote research focused on improving the provision of social healthcare and mental health services and the care of complex chronic patients with significant social needs. To do so, we have organised the 3rd call for Hestia Research Grants. This call includes 8 grants, each of which is worth between €4,000 and €2,000 and…

The 1st Hestia Conference brings professionals together to discuss the challenges and reality of integrated care

With Integrated Care for Complex Chronic Patients as the main theme, the first event organised by the Hestia Chair brought together around fifty professionals from across Spain On May 28, the Barcelona Campus held the first Hestia Conference under the title “Integrated Care for Complex Chronic Patients: reality and challenges”. Numerous experts participated in the…

Projects carried out with Hestia Research Grants

The 1st Editicion of Hestia Research Grants recognised projects that aimed to improve the care of people in health and social care and mental health. The projects were carried out between 2018 and 2019 and the results were presented in Sant Cugat on 21 March 2019.   Multicentre Assessment of the Effect of Integrated and…

2019 Hestia Awards

The call for the 2019 Hestia Awards, from the Hestia Chair in Integrated Health and Social Care, promoted by the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona) and Fundación Hestia, aims to recognise the best initiatives in the field of research in health and social care and mental health, whose objective was to improve care of…

2nd edition of Hestia Research Grants.

We at the Hestia Chair seek to promote research focused on improving the provision of social healthcare and mental health services and the care of complex chronic patients with significant social needs. To do so, we have organised the 2nd call for Hestia Research Grants. This call includes 4 grants, each of which is worth…

2018 Hestia Awards – results

  The Auditorium on the Sant Cugat Health Campus played host to the ceremony of the 2018 Hestia Awards for Excellence in Social Healthcare and Mental Health Research, organised by the Hestia Chair in Integrated Health and Social Care. Altogether, the first edition recorded 68 submitted projects from various autonomous communities, such as Aragon, Andalusia,…

Hestia Awards 2018 – Awards ceremony

The awards ceremony for the Hestia Awards 2018, an initiative promoted by the Hestia Chair at UIC Barcelona and the Fundación Hestia in order to recognise high quality research in the field of social and health care and mental health. We will also have a lecture by Dr. Miguel Caínzos, empidemiologist at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public…