Welcome to the Barcelona Knowledge Hub, the Southern European and Mediterranean Office of the Academia Europaea.
Our goal is to contribute to the consolidation of a genuine European area of research, education and innovation.

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Cloister of the Convalescent Home (mid 17th c.), formerly the Old Hospital of the Holy Cross (early 15th c.), and current headquarters of the Institute for Catalan Studies, where the AE-BKH office is located (Carme 47, 08001 Barcelona).

BARCELONA SCIENCE PLAN 

Awards for Scientific Research into Urban Challenges in the City of Barcelona 2020

Awards 2020

Awards for Scientific Research into Urban Challenges in the City of Barcelona 2020

The Barcelona Knowledge Hub of Academia Europaea (AE-BKH) is excited to share the announcement made on March 16, 2021, of fifteen research grants totalling 1.2 million euros, awarded by the Barcelona City Council. The funded projects, which help boost young scientific talent while tackling urban challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, are part of the Barcelona Science Plan 2020-2023, which AE-BKH actively collaborates on.

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ANDRÉ MISCHKE YAE PRIZE FOR SCIENCE AND POLICY 2021 

Call for nominations 2021

YAE 2021

The Young Academy of Europe Prize is awarded annually to an early to mid-career professional in recognition of their outstanding achievements and contributions to key areas of the YAE. In 2019, the YAE Prize was named “André Mischke YAE Prize for Science and Policy” in honor of the late YAE Founding Chair, André Mischke. The prize is awarded to support and promote: science, evidence-based policy making, science communication , and future generation scientists
and scholars in Europe.

Deadline April 15th, 2021.

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PROFESSOR MARJA MAKAROW ELECTED NEXT PRESIDENT OF THE ACADEMIA EUROPAEA

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The Barcelona Knowledge Hub congratulates Prof. Marja Makarow on being elected the next President of Academia Europaea

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BARCELONA HYPATIA EUROPEAN SCIENCE PRIZE

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The AE-BKH is pleased to announce that Italian virologist Dr. Ilaria Capua, current Director of the “One Health” Center of Excellence at the Univeristy of Florida, has been selected as winner of the second edition of the Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize, for her research career conducted at the highest international level, for her leadership in the promotion of open access to genetic information on emerging viruses, and for the social impact that she has made through her contributions to the multidisciplinary concept of “one health,” encompassing human, animal and environmental health.

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COVID-19

The Barcelona Knowledge Hub is working remotely due to the temporary closure of the Institute for Catalan Studies, where our office is located. Questions and/or comments during this time may be sent to barcelona@acadeuro.org

To keep abreast of the latest information about this pandemic, you can access the websites of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, USA), the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Union by clicking on the corresponding organisation.

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Updated March 25, 2021, at 13.15 h

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