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…

Seminar with Dr Elena Semino

How patients talk: Metaphors, Cancer and the End of Life, seminar with Prof. Elena Semino, Univerity of Lancaster, UK. Dr Elena Semino, a full professor of Linguistics at Lancaster University (United Kingdom), is an internationally renowned teacher and researcher and an expert when it comes to analysing the language used by patients and health professionals to…

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,…