DIAMOND: research papers

DIAMOND is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program to analyze and convert data into knowledge to support gender inclusion in current and future transport systems. I contributed to this project while working as a research scientist at Eurecat (project coordination partner) to provide guidance on how to retrieve … More DIAMOND: research papers

BJET: Emergency education effects on teacher abilities and motivation to use digital technologies

Yesterday, the British Journal of Educational Technology published our journal article “Emergency education effects on teacher abilities and motivation to use digital technologies”.  This work includes a study to examine how teacher motivation and abilities related to the use of digital technologies for teaching have changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The methodology … More BJET: Emergency education effects on teacher abilities and motivation to use digital technologies

Research Scientist position at Wikimedia Foundation

It has been almost 10 years since I arrived in Barcelona for working as a research engineer at Fundació Barcelona Media (research scientist at Eurecat after a few years). Many things have happened since then: discovering that social media analysis techniques could help to understand social and political phenomena, co-founding the DatAnalysis15M research network, contributing … More Research Scientist position at Wikimedia Foundation

DCI Talk

The Digital Curation Institute (DCI) is an interdisciplinary unit, founded in 2010, at the Faculty of Information, of University of Toronto to investigate the principles, theories, technologies, and tools related to the creation, management, use, interpretation and preservation of digital resources. The institute regularly schedules events about these topics and yesterday I was invited to … More DCI Talk

Decidim Fest 2020

Last week we held a new edition of Decidim Fest. After the successful 2019 edition, that was preceded by the original Metadecidim Annual Conferences (Jornades Anuals Metadecidim), this year we had to reinvent our community meeting given the restrictions to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The major change was that the conference was completely online. As … More Decidim Fest 2020

Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2020

Yesterday we held our ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2020 (CSCW 2020) workshop in Civic Technologies: Research, Practice, and Open Challenges. CSCW is the premier venue for research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks by bringing together top researchers and practitioners. Although Computer-Supported Cooperative Work … More Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2020

MediaFutures: First Open Call Workshop

Yesterday we held the workshop to prepare the first open call of MediaFutures, an EU-funded project that we recently kicked off to set up a virtual data innovation hub, including funding, mentoring and support for entrepreneurial and creative projects to reshape the media value chain through responsible, innovative uses of data. The event,  co-organized by … More MediaFutures: First Open Call Workshop

Technopolitics in Urban Regeneration Conference

Technopolitics in Urban Regeneration conference (TUR’20) is a two-week event consisting of an international conference and a summer school. The goal of the event is to explore co-creation of livable and sustainable cities, presenting an opportunity to share the work of architectural practices and researchers on participatory experiences and methodologies. In particular, this edition of … More Technopolitics in Urban Regeneration Conference

GovTech Week

GovTech Lab Lithuania is organizing this week the GovTech Week_ online conference. The purpose of this event is to bring global policy and technology experts, startup founders and investors together to discuss the latest trends in the public sector. Topics vary from day to day: Delivering the European Green Deal (Monday) Rethinking public services (Tuesday) … More GovTech Week