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Mariano Gacto describes the profile of students on the Degree in International Physiotherapy

11/12/2018

The academic director of the Degree in International Physiotherapy, Mariano Gacto, talked to us about the profile of the students taking this degree: “We have students from all over the world. We have students of different nationalities, from various countries and socioeconomic backgrounds”. In fact, our students currently represent 16 nationalities, from countries as varied…

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Professor Vinicius Rosa presents a poster at the ERS Research Seminar in Berlin

28/11/2018

Vinicius Rosa, a lecturer on the Degree in International Physiotherapy, presented the poster “A biomechanical approach of alveolar epithelial cells exposed to iron oxide and titanium dioxide nanoparticles” at the ERS Research Seminar in Berlin. The European Respiratory Society (ERS) is an international organisation that brings together healthcare professionals, physiotherapists and scientists specialising in respiratory medicine.…

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The academic director of the Degree in International Physiotherapy, Mariano Gacto, conducts a research stay at WHO (Geneva)

28/11/2018

Mariano Gacto, the academic director of the Degree in International Physiotherapy, has carried out a three-month research stay in Geneva at the general offices of the World Health Organization (WHO), the leading global health agency. This stay formed part of his postdoctoral studies. Gacto worked as an external consultant on a project that is still…

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Virtual and augmented reality applied to physiotherapy

08/11/2018

One of the technologies that is already transforming our way of understanding physiotherapeutic care is virtual reality (VR), computer simulations of real environments that allow users to actively interact with a simulated environment. This tool is particularly useful for physiotherapists because it allows them to simulate a real environment, selecting the desired criteria for functional…

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Five scientifically-supported benefits of learning English

06/11/2018

Studying for a degree in the field of healthcare in English is extremely important. Most academic articles and reference publications are written in this language, and for healthcare professionals it is vital to be permanently up-to-date with the latest scientific knowledge to apply it in their professional practice or even to further their research. Below,…

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Study in Barcelona, southern Europe’s leading city for tech startups

19/10/2018

A recent survey of more than 350,000 people from 200 different countries has concluded that Barcelona is the world’s fourth most attractive city to work in, beaten only by Berlin, London and New York. This is one of the factors that explains why between 2016 and 2018, 24 technology multinationals have opened offices in the…

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