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…

2018 Hestia report about publications related to Integrated Care

In accordance with the objectives of the Hestia Chair, we feel it is worthwhile to provide the scientific community a document listing the most relevant scientific publications produced in Spain in 2018, in relation to the chair’s areas of interest (integrated health and social care, chronicity, multi-morbidity, dependence, social needs…). This document classifies the studies…

Call for abstracts – 1st Hestia Workshop

The 1st Hestia Workshop will take place on 28 May 2019 on UIC Barcelona’s Barcelona Campus.   Requirements Subject area: All submitted abstracts must address social and/or health aspects of caring for patients with complex chronic diseases, including mental health. Particular consideration will be given to works that take a multidisciplinary approach.   Format: Abstracts…

Seminar with Dr. Elena Semino

Linguist Elena Semino warns of the negative impact of war metaphors on cancer patients. The expert, who gave a lecture organised by UIC Barcelona’s Hestia Chair, has analysed 1.5 million words taken from online interviews and comments about cancer On 21 February, Elena Semino, a full professor of Linguistics at Lancaster University (United Kingdom), gave…